The Bear Is Not a Comedy—And More Takeaways From the 75th Emmys

From Succession's success to one show posing as a comedy, there was much to Beef about

The 75th Emmys had plenty to Bear in mind.

After the Hollywood strikes delayed it for months, the 75th Emmys finally aired on Monday night on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In addition to big nights for HBO’s Succession, FX’s The Bear and Netflix’s Beef, the Anthony Anderson-hosted event had plenty of surprises in store.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler brought back SNL’s Weekend Update to announce a category that would eventually give Elton John an EGOT, there were a number of heartfelt speeches like RuPaul urging everyone to “listen to a drag queen” and countless TV reunions from the casts such as Grey’s Anatomy, Cheers, Martin and more filled the evening.

Here are Adweek’s takeaways from the 75th Emmys:

The Bear, the winner for Best Comedy, is not a comedy

The Bear had a big night at the Emmys, winning six awards, including the accolade for Best Comedy Series.



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