As Emmy Eligibility Ends, Other Awards Bodies Boost ‘Small Axe’ and ‘I May Destroy You’

It’s finally (almost) here.Monday, May 31 marks the close of the 2020-2021 Emmy Award eligibility period, stemming the fire hose of Peak TV for the briefest of moments, before immediately resuming.

(Don’t worry about the resumption just yet.

That’s future you’s problem.)And while the closing moments of May saw a few high-profile releases, including the return of both HBO’s “In Treatment” and Netflix’s “Master of None,” the main source of Emmy buzz came in the form of outside awards bodies this week.We start with the 2021 BAFTA TV Craft Awards, as distributed by the British Academy, honoring the finest behind-the-scenes work in the industry.

With an event presented on the organization’s social media channels, there were a few big winners that might just give their shows a boost when it comes to July’s Emmy nominations.It was Steve McQueen’s “Small Axe

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