Former US President Barack Obama has won an Emmy for the first time. The 61-year-old was honored in the category "Best Narrator" for his role as a speaker in the Netflix documentary series "Our Great National Parks", as announced by the US television academy. In the five-part series, which Obama also co-produced, he presents national parks from all over the world.
The other Emmy nominees in the category were Lupita Nyong'o, David Attenborough, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and W. Kamau Bell. The Emmys are America's most important television awards. The winners in the main categories will be announced at a gala in Los Angeles on September 12th. The first awards in various technical and creative categories will be presented beforehand.
This year series like "Succession", "Ted Lasso" and "The White Lotus" are among the favorites. Productions such as "Euphoria", "Squid Game", "Severance", "Abbott Elementary" and "Hacks" also have multiple chances of winning.