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‘The White Lotus’ Wins 5 Emmy Awards

“The White Lotus,” the hit HBO anthology collection that, throughout a season of pandemic journey restrictions, skewered the entitled conduct of rich vacationers, scooped up 5 Primetime Emmys on Monday, together with the award for finest TV film, restricted or anthology collection.

Created by Mike White, the collection struck a chord with its well timed and incisive satire of privilege and liberal hypocrisy at a Hawaiian resort, and it was extremely favored to take house the perfect restricted collection award, after receiving 20 nominations general. In profitable, “The White Lotus” beat a area of equally buzzy, topical collection in a class that has turn out to be one in all TV’s most hotly contested, together with Hulu’s “Dopesick,” concerning the opioid disaster, and Netflix’s “Inventing Anna,” concerning the socialite rip-off artist Anna Sorokin.

The collection additionally scored wins in main appearing classes. Jennifer Coolidge, who performs a grieving resort visitor determined for love, gained finest supporting actress, beating 4 of her co-stars within the class, together with Connie Britton, Alexandra Daddario, Natasha Rothwell and Sydney Sweeney. Murray Bartlett, who performs a meticulous resort supervisor, gained finest supporting actor, beating out his co-stars Jake Lacy and Steve Zahn.

Mike White, who wrote and directed all six episodes of Season 1, picked up back-to-back Emmys for writing and directing. He in contrast his writing win to rising his menace degree on the competitors present “Survivor,” on which he was as soon as a contestant.

“I simply wish to keep within the sport,” White mentioned. “Awards are nice, I really like writing, I really like doing what I do. Don’t come for me. Don’t vote me off the island, please.”

“White Lotus” additionally earned 5 Inventive Arts Emmys, which have been offered on Labor Day weekend, in classes together with music composition, casting and digital camera modifying.

Season 2 of “White Lotus” is about to debut in October with a brand new self-contained plot, set in Sicily, and an virtually fully new forged that features Tom Hollander, Theo James and Aubrey Plaza. Coolidge would be the solely returning forged member, reprising her function as Tanya.

Coolidge’s return raised questions on whether or not “White Lotus” needs to be competing within the TV film, anthology or restricted collection class. The Academy of Tv Arts and Sciences, which awards the Emmys, determined in March that having a single returning character didn’t disqualify a collection from eligibility.

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