Disney+ receives its first Emmy win for 'Star Wars' spinoff series 'The Mandalorian'
It was recognized for an episode that introduced fan-favorite Baby Yoda
Disney+ scored its first win on night three of the Creative Arts Emmys on Wednesday for the “Star Wars” spinoff series “The Mandalorian.”
The streamer took home the trophy for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for episode 2 of the series. The fan-favorite character Baby Yoda was introduced in that episode.
2020 marked the first year the streaming service became eligible for an Emmy Award. The platform launched in November 2019.
The series also won four other awards: Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-camera Series (Half-hour); Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-hour) And Animation; Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-hour) And Animation; and Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Program (Half-hour).
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In total, the “Star Wars” spinoff was nominated for 15 Creative Arts Emmys. Awards will be given out until the show’s finale on Sept. 19 at 5:00 PM PDT/ 8:00 PM EDT on FXX.
The streaming service is bringing back "The Mandalorian" for Season 2, debuting on Oct. 30.
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Disney+ offers a number of original television series, such as “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,” “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” “Diary of a Future President,” and more.
The new streaming service also has a robust catalog of original movies and documentaries.