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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ won the Excellent Confined or Anthology Series honour at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday (19.09.21).
Stars Anya Taylor-Joy and Moses Ingram led solid and crew from the chess drama to the stage at Los Angeles’ LA Reside to take the honour, which noticed them acquire the prize in a hotly-contested category that also bundled ‘Mare of Easttown’, ‘I May perhaps Destroy You’, ‘The Underground Railroad’ and ‘WandaVision’.
Getting the mic, government producer William Hoberg accepted the honour on behalf of the clearly show and praised the viewers for demonstrating the ability of “phrase of mouth” in propelling a programme to accomplishment.
He stated: “The one thing that no algorithm can predict, no billion greenback spending plan can manufacture is phrase of mouth.
“This award is for the followers who explained to their buddies, ‘Dude, you gotta observe the orphan woman chess drama.’ “
He then heaped praise on Anya – who missed out on the Lead Actress in a Drama Collection Emmy to Olivia Colman from ‘The Crown’ – for acquiring “introduced the hot back” to chess with her part as prodigy Beth Harmon.
He said: “Anya Taylor-Joy, what can I say? You brought the sexy back to chess, and you encouraged a full generation of ladies and youthful gals to realise patriarchy basically has no defense against our queens.”
The show was nominated for a full of 18 Emmys throughout the Primetime and Creative Arts situations, having a complete of 11 wins, which include the prestigious Excellent Casting for a Confined or Anthology Series or Movie.
On Sunday, Scott Frank won the Directing for a Constrained or Anthology Series or Film prize but the programme shed out in its other groups.