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Emmys dominate Twitter, “House of the Dragon” picks up Steam



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Emmy awards dominated miscellaneous Popular TV chart for the week of September 12-18, attracting over 18 million entries – less than the Academy Awards (33 million entries) and Grammys (57 million entries), but more than the SAG Awards (4 million), which they all tracked for a while. shorter time.

‘Succession’, ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘White Lotus’ took top prizes during the September 12th Gala on NBC. Historic victories from Sheryl Lee Ralph, Quinta Bronson, Zendaya and Lee Jong Jae, as well as memorable moments from winners Jennifer Coolidge and Lizo dominated the Twitter conversations.

This year’s Emmys saw the return of large-scale production for the first time since 2019, but also diverse Chief Television Critics Daniel Daddario noted in his review that “a lot of the production seemed oddly stuck in a hazy past”. Meanwhile, the broadcast, hosted by Kenan Thompson, had all-time low ratings with an average of 5.92 million viewers.

HBO’s House of the Dragon came in at second place with 172,000 shares – up more than 70% weekly. Viewers who tuned in to Episode 5, “We Light the Way,” were quick to note that one particular wedding scene was just as bloody as any wedding scene featured in “Game of Thrones.”

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Looking at the comparisons, it’s no wonder “Game of Thrones” also trended this week, ranking 10th with just over 34,000 shares.

The “HotD” episode was also memorable as it was the final episode of the season that stars Emily Carey and Millie Alcock as their respective characters, Aliscent and Rinera. Next week, Olivia Cooke and Emma Darcy take on the roles as the show is set to make the leap for 10 years.

The fifth episode of the MCU’s latest episode, “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law,” ranked third on this week’s chart, at Disney+. Mean, Green, and Straight in These Jeans featured a lovely comeback as Titania’s villain. The character previously appeared in the last few minutes of the premiere. However, this chapter marked the first time that viewers got a real glimpse into Titania’s mindset as well as her rivalry with Jane (Tatiana Maslany).

ABC’s satirical sitcom “Abbott Elementary” was directly behind the comic book series, attracting more than 62,000 shares this week. While some of that action was thanks to a TV critics panel with cast and crew on September 14, others shared the trailer for the newly released second season online.

Another big source of gossip was the actor, scribe, and latter winning an Emmy diverse Cover star Bronson, who won Best Writing in a Comedy Film. This was the performance’s first win, and many fans were alarmed by the gag of presenter Jimmy Kimmel, who lay on the floor and pretended to be drunk for the duration of her acceptance speech. (Two days later, Bronson appeared on Kimmel’s late-night show and retaliated by interrupting his monologue in a comedy segment.)

The upcoming Netflix animated series from Kid Cudi and Kenya Barris, ‘Entergalactic’, has wrapped up its Top 5 episodes this week thanks to The first official trailer release Set on September 12, the series revolves around a passionate artist (Cody, credited as Scott Miscudy), who moves into his dream apartment next door to fall in love with the attention of Meadow (Jessica Williams). Voiced by Timothée Chalamet, Tay Dolla $ing, Laura Harrier, Vanessa Hudgens, Christopher Abbott 070 Chic, Jaden Smith, Keith David, Tiana Taylor, Arturo Castro, and Macaulay Culkin.

While fans were quick to share the trailer link and express their excitement for the September 30 release date, part of the conversation also revolved around Cudi’s “Entergalactic” album, which was leaked two weeks ago. Overall, the series has garnered nearly 56,000 shares on Twitter.

Another Netflix show, “Cobra Kai,” ranked sixth with over 53,000 shares, down nearly 41% over the week. The entire fifth season dropped on the streaming service on September 9, and has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Although Netflix hasn’t officially renewed the show yet for a sixth season, Future has been part of the conversation, which is fueled by co-creators Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, who have revealed potential Season 6 plot points as well as separate ideas.

“Succession” appears to have contributed to the Emmys’ conversation after showrunner Jesse Armstrong digs into King Charles III during his acceptance speech for a slick drama series. Star Brian Cox, who was nominated for Best Lead Actor in a Drama (but lost to Lee for his work on “Squid Game”) also sparked conversations by admitting he didn’t want “Succession” to go beyond its welcome as “Billions.” Overall, HBO generated just over 43,000 shares and landed at number seven.

Among the top 10 episodes this week in eighth and ninth places are the documentaries “Gutsy,” Hillary and Chelsea Clinton, which debuted on September 9 to mixed reviews, and “Ted Lasso,” which also made a splash at the Emmys. The Apple TV+ shows attracted 41,000 and 37,000 shares, respectively.