MRC Television Achieves 17 Nominations for Ozark and The Great
MRC Live & Alternative Lands Nomination for the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards
Beverly Hills, CA -(July 12, 2022)- MRC, the leading independent entertainment studio, today received 18 nominations for the 74th Emmy® Awards.
The Fourth and final season of “Ozark” received 13 nominations, bringing the series’ total nominations to 45. Series nominations include Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Jason Bateman) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Laura Linney), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Julia Garner), Outstanding Guest Actor (Tom Pelphrey), and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Chris Mundy). The series received additional nominations across directing, music, cinematography, and other craft categories and leads nominations of departing series. Throughout its four seasons, the series topped Nielsen’s streaming charts and established itself as one of the top-performing originals in Netflix history.
Satirical comedy “The Great” received four nominations including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Elle Fanning), Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Nicholas Hoult), as well as nominations in Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program and Outstanding Period Costumes. This year’s nominations bring the series' total nominations to six across two seasons. Earlier this year, the series received multiple nominations for both Critics Choice Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. The second season of The Great was one of the top performing original comedies on Hulu in 2021. The third season is currently in production in the U.K. “The Great” is produced by Civic Center Media in association with MRC Television.
MRC Live & Alternative received a nomination for The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards in Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Special. The production was the studio’s first partnership with Prime Video and made history earlier this year as the first major awards show to livestream exclusively. The Academy of Country Music Awards is the longest-running country music awards show in history.
OZARK (13 Nominations)
Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman (As Marty Byrde)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Laura Linney (As Wendy Byrde)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Julia Garner (As Ruth Langmore)
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Tom Pelphrey (As Ben Davis)
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Jason Bateman (Directed By)
Episode: “A Hard Way To Go”
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Chris Mundy (Written By)
Episode: “A Hard Way To Go”
Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary Program (One Hour or More)
David Bomba (Production Designer), Sean Ryan Jennings (Art Director), Kim Leoleis (Set Decorator)
Episode: “The Beginning of The End, Let the Great World Spin, Sanctified"
Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
Alexa L. Fogel, CSA (Casting by), Tara Feldstein Bennett, CSA (Location Casting), Chase Paris, CSA (Location Casting)
Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour)
Eric Koretz (Director of Photography)
Episode: "A Hard Way to Go"
Outstanding Contemporary Makeup (Non-Prosthetic)
Tracy Ewell (Department Head Makeup Artist), Kimberly Amacker (Key Makeup Artist), Susan Reilly Lehane (Personal Makeup Artist)
Episode: “A Hard Way to Go”
Outstanding Music Supervision
Gabe Hilfer (Music Supervisor)
Episode: “The Cousin of Death”
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)
Larry Benjamin, CAS (Re-Recording Mixer), Kevin Valentine (Re-Recording Mixer), Akira Fukasawa (Production Mixer), Amy Barber (Foley Mixer)
THE GREAT (4 Nominations)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Nicholas Hoult (As Peter)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Elle Fanning (As Catherine The Great)
Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More)
Francesca di Mottola (Production Designer), Emma Painter (Art Director), Monica Alberte (Set Decorator)
Outstanding Period Costumes
Sharon Long (Costume Designer), Viveene Campbell (Costume Supervisor), Anna Cavalerie (Assistant Costume Designer), Bobbie Edwards (Assistant Costume Designer)
Episode: “Five Days”
57TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Special
Eric Becker (Technical Director), Iqbal Hans (Technical Director), Danny Bonilla (Camera), Mano Bonilla (Camera), Davide Carline (Camera), Robert Del Russo (Camera), Suzanne Ebner (Camera), Darla Elledge (Camera), Freddy Frederick Jr. (Camera), Pat Gleason (Camera), Ed Horton (Camera), Garrett Hurt (Camera), Kat Kallergis (Camera), Jay Kulick (Camera), Steve Martyniuk (Camera), Allen Merriweather (Camera), Lyn Nolad (Camera), Rob Palmer (Camera), John Perry (Camera), David Plakos (Camera), Easter Xua (Camera), Danny Webb (Camera), Terrance Ho (Video Control), Guy Jones (Video Control), Kevin Faust (Video Control)
MRC is a diversified global entertainment company which develops, finances and produces some of the world’s most iconic, award-winning and prestigious series, films, documentaries and live event programming and operates joint ventures in data and publishing. MRC is comprised of four content divisions: MRC Television, the largest and most award-winning independent television studio in North America; MRC Live & Alternative, the biggest proprietor of live-event entertainment programming broadcasts globally; MRC Film, known for its high-quality distinctive films, its specialty labels and investments in major studio films; and MRC Non-Fiction, known for working with a diverse group of artists to produce feature documentaries and docuseries. MRC and Penske Media Company (PMC) operate a publishing joint venture and strategic content partnership with brands The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Vibe and Music Business Worldwide. Luminate is a joint venture between PMC and MRC and brings together MRC Data and Variety Business Intelligence. MRC owns a majority stake in Civic Center Media, A-Major Media and has minority investments in A24, Fulwell 73, Sugar23 and T-Street. For more information please visit: www.mrcentertainment.com.