Skip to main content

Screen Wars Thought Leader Interviews are also available on

SpotifyApple PodcastGoogle Podcast
State of the Screens

HBO, Netflix and Amazon Dominated Ad-Supported TV at the Emmys

By September 26, 2018No Comments

HBO and Netflix led the way with 23 awards each at this year’s Emmys.

Emmy awards by network:
HBO — 23
Netflix — 23
NBC — 16
FX — 12
CNN — 8
Amazon Prime — 8

Big winner: Game of Thrones (HBO) led all shows with 9awards.

Emmy awards for Netflix by year:
3) 2015–2
4) 2016–9
5) 2017–20
6) 2018–23

Flashback #1: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Delivers for Hulu at the Emmys

Flashback #2: Netflix Can Either Become the Dominant Media Monopoly of the 21st Century or Go Bust

Emmy nominations in 2018 by network:
1) Netflix — 112
2) HBO — 108
3) NBC — 78
4) FX Networks — 50

30% of the 538 nominations went to a tech platform.

Michael Beach

Michael Beach

Michael Beach is the Chief Executive Officer of Cross Screen Media, a media analytics and software company that enables marketers to plan, activate, and measure CTV and linear TV at the local level. Michael is also the founder and editor of State of the Screens, a weekly newsletter focused on video advertising that is a must-read for thought leaders in the advertising industry. He has appeared in such publications as PBS Frontline, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Axios, CNBC and Bloomberg, and on NPR’s Planet Money podcast.