Mindy Kaling's comedy series “Never Have I Ever” has got another achievement in its kitty, the Netflix series has won the comedy show of the year 2020 at E Network People’s Choice Awards. “Never Have I Ever” was competing with some hugely popular shows like Modern Family, Saturday Night Live, and Schitt's Creek, but in the end, it turned out to be this year's favorite.
The show creator Mindy Kaling and leading star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan were present on the stage to receive the award. Kaling thanked Netflix and Universal Television to give a platform for the show and dedicated the award to the fans who liked it so much, she also promised a more entertaining season 2 with interesting stories.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan also thanked the fans and talked about the diverse nature of the show, she later tweeted and said, "so glad I could wear my great grandmas' ring to my first award show. thank you guys from the bottom of my heart."
so glad I could wear my great grandmas ring to my first award show. thank you guys from the bottom of my heart🥰 https://t.co/vtHUJ7u2dc— Maitreyi Ramakrishnan (@ramakrishnannn) November 16, 2020
“Never Have I Ever” also beat another Netflix series, “Dead To Me” to win this award, and among the other nominees in this category were - Grown-ish, Insecure, Modern Family, Saturday Night Live, Schitt's Creek, and The Good Place. “Never Have I Ever” was also nominated for the Show of 2020 and the Bingeworthy Show of 2020 PCA.
“Grey’s Anatomy” won the show of 2020, whereas “Riverdale” captured the Drama show of 2020, and “Outer Banks” became the Bingeworthy show of 2020 where “Never Have I Ever” was also nominated in this category.
Among the other winners, Joey King's Netflix movie “The Kissing Booth 2,” won the comedy movie of 2020 along with Joey King also winning the PCA's comedy movie star of 2020.
“Never Have I Ever” premiered on April 27 on Netflix this year, and season 2 is currently in production. Netflix renewed the series for season two back in July and it is one of the only few shows which premiered this year and have renewed for an upcoming season by Netflix. Season 2 is likely to return on Netflix by late spring 2021.
"Never Have I Ever" is coming of age comedy about the life of a modern-day first-generation Indian American teenage girl Devi played by Maitreyi Ramakrishnan. The character is an overachieving high school sophomore who has a short fuse that gets her into difficult situations.
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