Let’s roll out the red carpet. The 2022 Emmy Awards celebrate comedy, drama, and more fan-favorite TV series.
The Emmy Awards’ 74th anniversary nominations were announced by J. B. Smoove Melissa FumeroIn July, with SuccessionLeading the pack. The HBO hit — which stars Jeremy Strong, Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin and more — earned an unprecedented 25 nods, including Outstanding Drama Series.
AppleTV+ stands out in comedy. Ted LassoClose behind is the series with 20 total nominations. The series made history at the 2021 ceremony, becoming the most nominated freshman comedy in the awards show’s tenure. Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actor In a Comedy Series were two of its seven wins. Jason SudeikisThe title sports coach is played by.
“Thank you very much. So yeah, heck of a year,” the Saturday Night LiveWhile accepting his trophy at 2021’s ceremony, the alum gushed. “I would say that this show is about family. This show is about mentors. This show is all about the teammates. And I wouldn’t be here without those three things in my life.”
Sudeikis went on to give a sweet shout-out to his children, whom he shares with ex-fiancée Olivia Wilde. “I want to thank my folks, Dan and Kathy. My sisters Chris and Lizzie,” he said. “My sisters that have been chosen outside of biology, Rachel. I want to thank my children, Otis and Daisy.”
The Sleeping with other peopleActor also paid tribute to his memory SNL roots. “I want to thank folks at SNL. Lorne [Michaels]Perfect. He is going to get home — he’s going to watch. He loves watching the Emmys from home. It is fine. It’s fine. Which home is the big question!”
Sudeikis will have a chance to win the 2022 trophies in September. Sudeikis faces stiff competition Bill Hader (Barry), Nicholas Hoult (The Great), Steve Martin (Only Murders in the House) and Martin Short (Only Murders in the House).
You can also stream staples like The Morning Show Ozark, this year’s Emmys shines a spotlight on up-and-coming shows. ABC’s Abbott ElementaryThe film has been nominated for seven awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series. Creator and star Quinta BrunsonNominated for Outstanding Lead Actress In a Comedy Series. At 32, she’s the youngest Black woman to ever earn a nod in the major category — but she wasn’t even watching when the nominations were announced.
“My phone just started going off, and I knew that something good had happened,” she told Vanity FairIn July. “So when I was able to look at my phone, I saw that not only was the show nominated, but I was so shocked at the rest of the nominations. I’m so happy for my cast. I’m over the moon that this show is nominated because I felt we did really, really good work this year, and it felt like recognition that we didn’t necessarily need, but recognition that I really felt the people who worked on this show deserved.”
The 2022 Emmys will air on NBC Monday September 12. Scroll down for a complete list of the nominees — and come back during the broadcast to see who won: