‘Succession’ and ‘Squid Game’ big winners at television’s Emmys

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Dysfunctional family saga “Succession” on Monday took top honors for best drama at the Emmys, television’s biggest night of the year, as “Squid Game” made history when Lee Jung-jae was named best actor, a first for a non-English-language performer. The South Korean social satire about misfits and criminals competing for cash in twisted versions of schoolyard games had also been in the running for the top prize, but the Netflix hit was bested by HBO’s latest awards darling. Accepting the best drama award, “Succession”  creator Jesse Armstrong noted it had been a big week for…

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