It took Ryan O’Connell four years to convince Hollywood that the semi-autobiographical story he tells on Netflix’s Special about living as a gay disabled man was worthwhile and universal. Two Emmy nominations later, O’Connell is LOL-ing his way to the red carpet next month with his co-stars, Jessica Hecht and Punam Patel, who are also nominated for their roles as Ryan’s mother, Karen, and his work friend, Kim.
‘Special‘ wins the trophy in the Comedy: Longform category at the 2020 Webby Awards! Watch writer and actor of ‘Special’ Ryan O’Connell make his 5 word acceptance speech from home! Congratulations to all the WarnerMedia winners! For the full list, click here.
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Stage 13 leaves the 41st Annual Telly Awards with our hands full! Read the full list of winners here. Our shiny wins: ‘Special‘ brings home the Bronze in Comedy: Long Form or Series! ‘It’s Bruno!‘ grabs the Silver medal in Social Video: Media & Entertainment! ‘Family Style‘ doubles up with TWO Silver awards in Branded […]
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