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  • Romy Kraus

Succession, The Bear, and Beef: The Big Winners of the Primetime Emmy Awards

Three shows dominated the 2023 Emmy Awards on Monday night: "Succession",” “The Bear” and “Beef.” Each show nearly swept its respective category in the drama, comedy and limited series races. “Succession” and “The Bear” tied with a leading six wins each, and “Beef” followed closely with five trophies.

At the 2023 Primetime Emmy Awards, "Succession" was awarded Best Drama Series and "The Bear" received the Best Comedy Series honor. "Beef" won Best Limited or Anthology Series, while "RuPaul's Drag Race" secured the Best Reality Competition Program title.

"Last Week Tonight With John Oliver" was recognized as the Best Scripted Variety Series, and "The Daily Show With Trevor Noah" won Best Talk Series.

Among the acting honorees were Ayo Edebiri, Jennifer Coolidge, Matthew Macfadyen, Quinta Brunson, Jeremy Allen White, Niecy Nash-Betts, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ali Wong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Paul Walter Hauser, and Steven Yeun.

Backstage at the Emmys, joyful moments were captured with Quinta Brunson, Steven Yeun, Ali Wong, Ayo Edebiri, and Niecy Nash-Betts. The Emmy Awards also featured reunions from the casts of "Ally McBeal," "Grey's Anatomy," and "Martin."

The nominations for these awards were announced in a virtual ceremony hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and TV Academy chair Frank Scherma. Eligible shows were those aired between June 1, 2022, and May 31, 2023.

Originally scheduled for September, the 2023 Primetime Emmys were delayed due to writers and actors strikes, with the Creative Arts Emmys also postponed to early January.

The event was broadcast live from the Peacock Theater on Fox, hosted by Anthony Anderson. The Television Academy honored GLAAD with the 2023 Governors Award for its advocacy for LGBTQ representation and equality in media and entertainment, accepted by GLAAD president and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis.

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