What Emmy WINNING shows can you watch on Showmax?

2017-09-20 08:00
 

Movies have the Oscars, music has the Grammys and for TV, the premiere award show is the Emmys. This year we have mysterious simulations competing alongside suburban housewives and the American president competing against the British queen. 

But because we are inundated with so many television, it’s difficult to sieve through what to watch and what isn’t worth your time. Showmax makes it easy though, excellent content for an affordable price, check out these great Emmy-winning shows that you can find on Showmax.

1. Big Little Lies

The winner of the Emmy Award for Best Limited Series, Big Little Lies well-hidden secrets of a seaside town's elite are suddenly exposed after a suspicious death in this darkly funny miniseries with an all-star cast with Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgard and Laura Dern winning acting Emmy’s for their respective roles.

Awards won at 2017 Emmy Awards:

Outstanding Limited Series

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie – Nicole Kidman

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie – Alexander Skarsgard

Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or TV Movie - Jean-Marc Vallee

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie – Laura Dern

Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special

Outstanding Contemporary Costumes for a Series, Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Music Supervision

2.Veep

Winner of the 2017 Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, six-time Emmy Award winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, having set a record for the number of Lead Actress Emmy wins, plays US Vice President Selina Meyer. Selina has a non-existent relationship with the President, and hates being second-in-command – but luckily she’s got her loyal staffers Amy (Anna Chlumsky) and Gary (Tony Hale) to lean on when times get really tough.

Awards won at 2017 Emmy Awards:

Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour)

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour or Less)

Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series

3.Westworld


Where do you draw the line between life and artificial intelligence? Westworld depicts the drama between man versus the machines that we build.

Awards won at 2017 Emmy Awards:

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)

Outstanding Visual Effects

Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Within a Scripted Program

Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)

4. The Night Of

A mystery thriller about a naive student accused of a gruesome murder… but he can't remember a thing about the night in question. It stars Emmy-winning actor Riz Ahmed as well as nominated actor John Turturro.

Awards won at 2017 Emmy Awards:

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie – Riz Ahmed

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special

Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie

5. Shameless


Frank Gallagher is an alcoholic, working-class father of six, more likely to be passed out at the bar than looking after his kids. A dark, crude comedy that is utterly shameless.

Awards won at 2017 Emmy Awards:

Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or Variety Programme

6. Fargo


Fargo, based on the film of the same name, is a suspense-filled dark comedy that is brilliantly written and will keep you hooked as the intricate plot in each self-contained season unfolds.

Awards won at 2017 Emmy Awards:

Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or Special (Original Dramatic Score)

7. The Big Bang Theory


The show that made nerds cool! Join this group of geeky, comic-book reading, sci-fi watching guys as they learn about life – and love.

Award won at 2017 Emmy Awards:

Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series



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