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>> Exciting stuff.>> Monday's Emmy Awards could mark a seminal moment for television, as Netflix, the most nominated network with 112, could walk away with the most wins. Potentially toppling HBO from the top spot. Reuters entertainment correspondent, Lisa Richwine.>> Well Netflix could score a real milestone here.
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HBO has had this title for 16 years running. So for Netflix to come in after making shows for just five years would really be an accomplishment.>> Not that it will be easy. HBO's Game of Thrones ineligible for last year's awards, roared back with 22 nominations topping all shows.
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Another tough competitor for best drama, The Handmaid's Tale from Hulu, last year's winner. But Netflix spared no expense to sway Emmy voters toward its best drama entries, The Crown and Stranger Things.>> They had all kinds of events in LA. They rented out a whole studio space where they had exhibits showcasing dozens of shows.
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So they definitely spent money also to try to win votes from Emmy voters. More than anybody else who's competing with them.>> Netflix also spends more than HBO on content overall. $8 billion in 2018. While, HBO is said to be spending 2 billion. Monday's Emmy's will be one barometer for Netflix on whether that was money well spent.