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It wasn’t Netflix’s sombre “House of Cards,” which premiered four years earlier, that brought home the first Emmy for a streamer in 2017. It was Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale from creator Bruce Miller, starring Elisabeth Moss June, a “handmaid” forced to father children for a new ruling class of men. The series is nearing its fifth season, which Miller assures fans “won’t take place in space,” but it was those early days that marked such dialogues as “Under His Eye,” “Praise be,” and “Blessed.” “Creating excitement about the series is the fruit” pervasive pop culture lexicon. “We were very happy to be nominated, especially with all the great shows on TV. The win was beyond all reasonable hopes,” Miller recalled. “The award gave everyone involved the courage to keep working so hard. It creates opportunities for producers. Most of all, to be honest, it just feels great when co-workers say, ‘Nice job’.” Season 5 starts in September.
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/awards/story/2022-07-06/handmaids-tale-won-first-key-streaming-emmy How Hulu showed up Netflix 5 years ago