The Morning Show’s Billy Crudup Wins Apple’s First Emmy
The Morning Show’s Billy Crudup has won Apple its first Emmy. Crudup took the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
During the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards, The Morning Show’s Billy Crudup was nominated for best supporting actor in a drama. Crudup was placed in the category alongside Better Call Saul’s Giancarlo Esposito, Westworld’s Jeffrey Wright, as well as Mark Duplass, Bradley Whitford, Matthew Macfadyen, Kieran Culkin, and, Nicholas Braun. As Deadline reported Crudup scooped Apple its first Emmy award ever.
Apple has been nominated for 18 categories during the award show. Amongst Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Apple TV’s The Morning Show, in particular, was nominated for eight awards including Best Actor in a Drama Series and Best Actress in a Drama Series.
While accepting his award, Crudup thanked Apple for “a wonderful opportunity” and remarked that he was “glad to have delivered something for you.” Concluding his acceptance speech, Crudup thanked his son, nephews, and godchildren and said “Please save us. Sorry to ask, but thanks in advance for all of your help.”
Apple only walked away with the one award during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony. This has been the first year Apple was involved as the Apple TV+ platform began on November 1st, 2019.