Twitter Streets: Hot Trends Today- September 21

Article by Oliver
Posted: September 21, 2020

Watchmen, Succession and Schitt’s Creek Bag Top Emmys

The 72nd Emmy awards took place over the weekend with Watchmen, Succession and Schitt’s Creek dominating TV’s biggest night. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, with assists from Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman and Anthony Anderson, the virtual ceremony saw winners accepting their awards via Zoom – due to the coronavirus pandemic which limits social gathering, but was nonetheless, entertaining. Netflix and HBO faced off, once again, with the latter taking home the most wins (30) compared to the former’s 21.

First time nominee, Zendaya, made history becoming the youngest Emmy winner at 24 and just the second black woman to win in the category – she was preceded by How to Get Away with Murder’s Viola Davis in 2015. The Euphoria star bagged Outstanding Lead Actress In a Drama Series for her role as Rue, edging out industry veterans Jennifer Anniston, Olivia Colman and Sandra Oh.

HBO’s Watchmen dominated front row nominations, snagging a whopping 11 awards, including Outstanding Limited Series, Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie (Regina King). Schitt’s Creek swept the comedy series categories with major wins not limited to Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series – Eugene Levy and and Catherine O’Hara, and Supporting Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series –Dan Levy and Annie Murphy.

Other big winners included Succession for Outstanding Drama Series and Lead Actor (Jeremy Strong), and RuPaul’s Drag Race for Outstanding Reality/Competition series.

MCU’s ‘WandaVision’ Trailer Released

Marvel Studios and Disney have released the official trailer for upcoming series WandaVision. “Welcome to #WandaVision. Coming soon to #DisneyPlus”, tweeted the series after its exclusive debut at the Emmys.

Based on Marvel Comics characters Scarlet Witch and Wanda Maximoff, the six-episode series’ official synopsis reads: “Starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany, “WandaVision” marks the first series from Marvel Studios streaming exclusively on Disney+. The series is a blend of classic television and the Marvel Cinematic Universe in which Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.”

No release date has been announced yet, but WandaVision is expected to premiere later this year.

‘Your Honor’ Series, Starring Bryan Cranston, Trailer Released

Showtime has the released the chilling trailer for upcoming limited series, You Honor. “How far would you go to protect your child?”, tweeted the network, adding, “Emmy award-winning actor, @BryanCranston is put to the test in Your Honor. Coming soon to SHOWTIME.”

Executive-produced by James Degus et al, the crime-drama follows respected judge Michael Desiato (Bryan Cranston), whose son Adam (Hunter Doohan) is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices.

Your Honor, a 10-episode series, is expected to debut this December.

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