2023 Emmy Awards Best TV Movie Prediction – IndieWire

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We’ll be updating this article with all of our predictions throughout the season, so be sure to check IndieWire for the latest news on the 2023 Emmys. The nomination round of voting runs from June 15 to June 26, with the official Emmy nominations announced on Wednesday, July 12. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be presented over two consecutive nights on Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10. an edited presentation of the ceremonies that will air on FXX at a later date. Finally, the 75th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on Monday, September 18 and will air live on FOX at 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT.

Check out our previous thoughts on what to expect at the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards here.

State of the species

Outstanding Television Movie is an Emmy category that continues to evolve as streaming services figure out which movie offerings qualify. If you look at recent winners, voters tend to flock to projects that were made specifically for TV, from regular HBO movies like “The Normal Heart” and “Bessie” to the time when the extra-long “Sherlock ” and “Bessie” “Black Mirror” episodes have qualified, Disney+ most recently won an Emmy for “Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers,” a briskly creative adaptation of the 1989 animated TV series.

Ego Nwodim attends Variety's 2023 Power of Women Event at The Grill on April 4, 2023 in New York City.


With that in mind, even if “Hokuszpokusz 2” was the most successful movie on streaming services last year, it clashes with members of the TV Academy as a sequel to a motion picture. Nearing the end of submissions, HBO and Netflix both made smart moves and signed up “Reality” and “Do Revenge.” Despite being an acquisition for this year’s Berlin Film Festival, which means it wasn’t always meant to be on TV, the former film builds on the momentum star Sydney Sweeney has seen among Emmy voters, having been nominated for her work in two films. other big HBO projects last year.

Likewise, the latter Netflix project is pretty much the best version of one of those films that has become a Netflix standard, with in-house talent like “Stranger Things” star Maya Hawke leading the kind of edgy high school romcom that would have been a hit. it was big in the ’90s, but now it’s completely gone from theaters.

Still, the headliners here are “Wird: The Al Yankovic Story,” “Fire Island” and “Prey,” all of which picked up multiple awards during the winter season and were praised for offering more opportunities for TV movie success. format. While Paramount+ and Prime Video have a number of respectable contenders, they just haven’t had the time or the push to really get into the category.

Current contestants (in alphabetical order):
“Boston Strangler” (Hulu)
“Disappointed” (Disney+)
Do Revenge (Netflix)
“Dolly Parton’s Magical Christmas in the Mountains” (NBC)
“Father of the Bride” (Max)
“Fire Island” (Hulu)
“Hocus Pocus 2” (Disney+)
“Honor Society” (Paramount+)
Jerry and Marge Go Large (Paramount+)
“Prey” (Hulu)
“Reality” (HBO)
“Reno 911: It’s a Wonderful Heist” (Paramount+)
“Shotgun Wedding” (original video)
“Someone I Used to Know” (original video)
“Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” (Roku Original)

More limited series and TV movie category predictions:
Excellent limited or anthology series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Excellent supporting actor in a limited series or movie
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Click here for IndieWire’s full predictions for the 75th Emmy Awards.

Last year’s winner: “Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers”
Still eligible: No.
Hot Streaks: Disney+ is looking for its second win in a row, with a number of contestants to choose from.
Notable Ineligible Films: “Flamin’ Hot” (film will not be released in time to qualify)

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