Sunday night was the 81st Golden Globes and the largest-ever series filmed in Canada, The Last of Us was nominated for three awards.

Unfortunately, the show did not go home with any hardware. Here is what they were nominated for:

  • Best Drama Series
  • Best Television Female Actor - Drama Series (Bella Ramsey)
  • Best Television Male Actor – Drama Series (Pedro Pascal)

Succession won Best Drama Series. Sarah Snook from Succession won Best Television Female Actor and Kieran Culkin also from Succession won Best Television Male Actor.

The night before on Saturday, The Last of Us, amassed eight awards during the 75th Creative Arts Emmy Awards, those include:

  • Outstanding prosthetic makeup
  • Outstanding special visual effects in a season or a movie
  • Outstanding main title design
  • Outstanding sound editing for a comedy or drama series (one hour)
  • Outstanding sound mixing for a comedy or drama series (one hour)
  • Outstanding picture editing for a drama series
  • Outstanding guest actress in a drama series (Storm Reid as Riley Abel)
  • Outstanding guest actor in a drama series (Nick Offerman as Bill)

 The Saturday Creative Arts show focused primarily on scripted programming. A second show, on Sunday, January 15, will be dedicated to crafts in reality, unscripted and documentary programming.

The hit series was filmed in the area around Airdrie. More than 180 Alberta locations were utilized in the filming of the first season.

While the show has been renewed for a second season and will continue to be filmed in Canada, filming will take place in neighbouring British Columbia.

Oxford Economics calculated that 'expenditure by the production of Season One of The Last of Us stimulated over $182 million of contribution to Alberta’s GDP from 2021-2022.'

The show, based on the 2013 video game, premiered on January 15, to nearly 5 million viewers.  


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