FOX Networks Group home to 22 Emmy Awards

FOX Networks Group home to 22 Emmy Awards

FX true crime drama The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story leads the pack with seven Emmy awards, the most of any limited series this year.

HONG KONG, 19 SEPTEMBER, 2018 – FOX Networks Group’s excellence in storytelling has been recognized with 22 top honors at the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. The diverse array of winners – including thrilling dramas, laugh-out-loud comedies and insightful documentary series – are testament to the high quality and rich variety of content being created and distributed across FOX’s award-winning portfolio of network and studio properties.

FOX Networks Group channel FX led all basic cable networks with 12 Emmy awards. In total FX received 50 Emmy nominations, making it the most nominated of any basic cable channel for the fifth consecutive year.

Coming out ahead of the pack in one of the most competitive categories of the year, The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX) scored seven Emmy awards, the most of any limited series this year, including the top title of “Outstanding Limited Series”. Darren Criss was awarded “Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie” for his breakthrough portrayal of serial killer Andrew Cunanan on the series.

Tune in to The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story for its series rerun during FX All-Nighter from 16 November, airing every Tuesday to Friday, at 11pm.

Atlanta (FX) was the most-nominated of any comedy series at the Emmys and walked away with three awards, while The Americans (FX) nabbed a double win in the heavily contested drama series category, ultimately winning both “Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series” and “Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series”.

Tune in to reruns from Atlanta: Robbin' Season on FX channel starting 19 October, Wednesday to Friday at 9pm; Season 3 premieres in Spring 2019. Catch repeats of The Americans, which aired its series finale earlier this year, on FX All-Nighter from 1 November, every Tuesday to Friday at 11pm.

National Geographic was the second-most nominated network in basic cable for the second year in a row and took five Emmys, including “Outstanding Directing for a Non-fiction Program” for JANE and “Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie” for Genius: Picasso. Viewers in Asia can tune in to both programs on National Geographic. Genius: Picasso will re-run back-to-back episodes starting from Monday, 17 September to Friday, 21 September at 2pm and 3pm daily, and JANE is re-airing on Wednesday, 19 September at 8pm.

Video-on-demand streaming service FOX+ now offers a catalogue of Emmy award-winning titles available to stream in Asia. Viewers in the region can enjoy anytime, anywhere access to award-winning episodes of The Americans, Atlanta and Family Guy, as well as content from Emmy-nominated programs like Modern Family, The Voice and Legion. FOX+ is also home to over 10,000 hours of entertainment, live sport and documentaries; available in high-definition, on-demand and on any device.

FOX Networks Group received a total of 98 nominations in the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. The 22 Emmy wins for FOX Networks Group include:

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX)

  • “Outstanding Limited Series”
  • “Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie” (Darren Criss)
  • “Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special” (Ryan Murphy)
  •  “Outstanding Casting For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special”
  • “Outstanding Contemporary Costumes”
  • “Outstanding Hairstyling For A Limited Series Or Movie”
  • “Outstanding Makeup For A Limited Series Or Movie (Non-Prosthetic)”

The Americans (FX)

  • “Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series” (Matthew Rhys)
  • “Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series”

Atlanta (FX)

  • “Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series” (Katt Williams)
  • “Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour)”
  • “Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour)”

Family Guy (FOX)

  • “Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance” (Alex Borstein)

Genius: Picasso (National Geographic)

  • “Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series of Movie”
  • “Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie”

JANE (National Geographic)

  • “Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program”
  • “Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Nonfiction Program”

 

For a list of winners and more information about the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, please visit www.21cf.com.

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