Will ‘The Bear’ Claw Its Way to Another Historic Sweep?

FX’s breakout hit “The Bear” made Emmy history with an impressive 10 wins, including Outstanding Comedy Series. Now, with the upcoming TV awards season on the horizon, speculation is rife about its potential for another groundbreaking sweep.

While recent Emmy winners like “Schitt’s Creek” and “Ted Lasso” have dominated, none have returned to replicate such a feat. This leaves the field wide open, especially with returning nominees like ABC’s “Abbott Elementary” and Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building” in contention.

FX is strategically positioning itself to reintroduce “What We Do in the Shadows” and aims for recognition for the final season of “Reservation Dogs.” Meanwhile, Max’s Curb Your Enthusiasm” concludes its run, hoping for overdue recognition.

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Hacks,” nominated twice before, returns with renewed acclaim. New contenders like Netflix’s The Gentlemen” and Apple’s “Palm Royale” bring fresh competition, while Paramount+ relies on nostalgia with the “Frasier” reboot and the Australian comedy “Colin From Accounts.”

Broadcast networks are also in the race, with CBS’s “Ghosts” gaining traction and NBC’s “Extended Family” aiming high. The rebooted “Night Court” adds to the mix, promising a diverse field of contenders.

With viewers catching up on their favorite shows, the stage is set for an exciting awards season. Will “The Bear” continue its winning streak? Only time will tell.

Joanne Wells

Joanne Wells is a media journalist for ScreenNearYou. She reports on the inside conversations in Hollywood. Also, she loves pizza!

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