FX’s The Bear scores 13 Emmy noms, including Outstanding Comedy Series


FX’s hit filmed-in-Chciago dramedy series The Bear has made a remarkable impression on the Television Academy, garnering a total of 13 nominations for the 75th annual Emmy Awards.

The show, which revolves around a fine dining chef returning to his family’s Chicago sandwich shop, received nods in various categories, including Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Acting.

The Bear has been recognized across multiple categories, with notable nominations for its actors. Jeremy Allen White, who plays chef Carmy Berzatto, secured a nomination for Outstanding Leading Actor in a Comedy Series. Ayo Edebiri, portraying sous chef Sydney, received a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, while Ebon Moss-Bachrach, who plays Carmy’s cousin Richie, was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Additionally, Marvel’s Punisher Jon Bernthal and Chicago Med’s Oliver Platt were both recognized in the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series category for their roles as Carmy’s family members. Creator Christopher Storer also earned nominations for writing and directing.

The Bear stands out as one of the most nominated comedy series of 2023, trailing behind The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with 14 nominations and Ted Lasso with an impressive 21 nominations. The show has quickly gained attention for its unique premise and talented ensemble cast.

Created by Christopher Storer, The Bear follows Carmy Berzatto, a skilled chef who takes over his family’s sandwich shop, The Original Beef, after his brother’s unexpected passing. Determined to elevate the establishment, Carmy decides to transform it into a high-end restaurant.


Alongside sous chef Sydney, played by Ayo Edebiri, Carmy assembles a team of dedicated staff members, including pastry chef Marcus (Lionel Boyce), line cook Tina (Liza Colón-Zayas), line cook Ebraheim (Edwin Lee Gibson), and handyman Neil (Matty Matheson). The series also features Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richie, Carmy’s cousin and the restaurant’s manager, and Abby Elliott as Natalie, Carmy’s sister. Oliver Platt appears as the siblings’ uncle, Jimmy Cicero.

The Bear received recognition for its first season, which premiered in the summer of 2022, just within the eligibility period for the upcoming Emmy Awards. The series recently debuted its second season to critical acclaim in June 2023 and is expected to garner even more nominations when it becomes eligible next year. The 2023 Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony will be broadcast live on Monday, September 18, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on Fox.

The Bear has made a remarkable impact with its impressive 13 Emmy nominations, including nods for Outstanding Comedy Series and outstanding performances by its cast. The show’s unique premise, talented ensemble, and engaging storytelling have captivated audiences and critics alike. As the series continues to gain recognition, fans eagerly anticipate its future success and the upcoming Emmy Awards ceremony.

The 75th Emmy Awards is currently scheduled to broadcast live on FOX on Monday, September 18, (8:00-11:00 PM EDT/5:00-8:00 PM PDT) from the Peacock Theater at L.A. LIVE. The 2023 Creative Arts Emmy Awards are currently scheduled to take place at the Peacock Theater over two consecutive nights on Saturday, September 9, and Sunday, September 10. An edited presentation is currently planned to air on Saturday, September 16, at 8:00 PM EDT/PDT on FXX.

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