- Former US President Barack Obama won an Emmy for the first time.
- The 61-year-old was honored in the Best Narrator category for his speaking role in the Netflix documentary series The Great National Parks.
- In the five-part series, which Obama also co-produced, he presents national parks from around the world.
This was announced by the American Television Academy on Saturday evening (local time). Other Emmy nominees in this category include Lupita Nyong’o and David Attenborough. The former president has already won two Grammy Awards for the audio versions of his memoirs “The Audacity of Hope” and “The Promised Land.”
The Emmys are the most important television awards in America. Winners in the main categories will be announced at a gala event in Los Angeles on September 12th. The first prizes in the various artistic and creative categories will be presented in advance.
This year’s series such as “Succession”, “Ted Lasso” and “White Lotus” are among the favourites. Products like “Euphoria”, “Squid Game”, “Severance”, “Abbott Elementary” and “Hacks” also have multiple chances of winning.
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