los angeles - Streaming Service Hulu expects more subscribers to welcome after the first Emmy Award win for a series of companies. Sunday, The Handmaid's Tale received the coveted television award for the best drama series. Chief roleplayer Elisabeth Moss won an Emmy for her acting in the show.
'The Emmys are known all over the world as the ultimate confirmation of your strategy,' says Craig Erwich of Hulu against The Wrap. 'We hope that a prize like this for one of our shows will have an exuberant effect,' said Erwich, explaining that the streaming company hopes that people get over the line to take a subscription.
'Such a prize ceremony is not a match between Hulu and Netflix. There was good competition,' says the director on how it feels to beat the big Netflix. Hulu currently employs 32 million users compared to 104 million for Netflix.
Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale won an Emmy on Sunday and released series such as The Crown, House of Cards and Stranger Things of Netflix, This Is Us (NBC), Westworld (HBO) and Better Call Saul (AMC). The streaming service ordered a second season of the show The Handmaid's Tale, which is expected to be in 2018.