Original content on the subscription video streaming platforms Netflix and Amazon ranked among some of the top winners at 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards last Sunday. Netflix in overall won nine Emmys and to much surprise, Amazon video streaming platform without any operations in Latin America, won six major awards.
Amazon Video’s first original series “Transparent” seemed to be a big hit, having won the most awards. Netflix and Amazon were ranked third and fifth respectively, Netflix having received 54 nominations. Netflix managed to score big awards such as Best Supporting Actor for a Drama Series (Ben Mendelsohn for “Bloodline”) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Aziz Ansari for “Master of none”).