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Emmys 2021: Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Sets Record for the Most Losing Series in a year

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Hulu, a streaming service owned by Disney, marked its presence in Sunday, Emmy’s Ceremony- not the way it hoped for. Even though Hulu’s “dystopian” drama series “The Handmaid’s Tale” had 21 nominations, it sets a record to be the most losing series in a year. This series is taken from a novel written by Margaret Atwood.

The team is all set to expect at least 2 trophies naming The Creative Arts and the Primetime Emmy ceremonies. Rather, it lost all of its awards hence, setting the losing series record. It tops AMC’s ‘Mad Men” now.

Initially, Hulu was in the third, having 21 nominations in comparing with “The Crown” (24 Nominations), Wanda Vision (23 Nominations). It is noticeable that Other Empty-hands of Emmy are “Northern Exposure”, “The Larry Sanders Show” which comes down to zero trophies each year.


Previously, Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” won Emmy 15 times. Whereas in 2017, this series won Emmy Award proving it to be the first streamer to win such a big award. Yet, the series just got nominated for the award in 2018 and 2020.

The crew includes The Creator, Margaret Atwood (writer of the novel), Executive producers Miller, Warren Littlefield, Daniel Wilson, Moss, Ilene Chaiken, Sheila Hockin, Fran Sears, Eric Tuchman, Frank Siracusa, and John Weber.

The Handmaid’s Tale

The heavy backlash to the Series ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’:

This Series with Elisabeth Moss

, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, and many other leads, now heading to its 5th Season. At the same time, the team is in talks with Hulu media as to whether stop the series with season 5 or to keep going further. 

Jordan, the head said, currently, the writers are working for season 5. They get excited about raising viewers every year. Now, they are in talks with Hulu about the future of “The Handmaid’s Tale”.

What’s the future?

He adds the show’s success is important; likewise, the team needs to end the series with an ideal conclusion that must feel natural to the viewers. As they are in talks with all the main characters, they will bring answers in the coming months.


I am Sandhya Suresh. I am from Salem, Tamilnadu. I am pursuing my M.A. in English. I am an avid reader. I like to read non-fiction books and articles because that motivates and encourages me to do what I dream. I also read fiction and fantasy novels that give me joy. Later completing PG I am planning to become a content writer by passion.

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