Netflix series Beef has received eight Emmy awards and won Best Miniseries at the Golden Globes, among its many other awards during the 2024 awards season. Beef, starring Ali Wong and Steven Yeun, premiered on Netflix on April 6, 2023. The series is described as a black comedy-drama that combines humor, tension and passion.
At the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards on January 14, Beef won the Emmy. Wong and Yeun also won first place in their respective lead star categories. Wong became the first woman of Asian descent to win a lead acting Emmy. Joseph Lee, Young Mazino and Maria Bello were also nominated for their supporting roles.
The series revolves around two strangers whose lives collide after they anger each other during a road rage incident. This situation results in the two resorting to strange ways to take revenge on each other.
Netflix’s official script reads: “A road rage incident between two strangers—a failed contractor and a failed entrepreneur—ignites a fight that brings out their darkest impulses.” Danny and Amy are both people who are very ashamed of the dark parts of their souls and they try to hide it from the people they love.