Emmy Nominations Revealed For 2022 Ceremony

Photo by Alan Light via Wikimedia Commons

TV viewers everywhere are about to experience the latest in celebrity trophies with the Emmys returning for 2022. The award ceremony for “excellence in television industry” is set to be released Monday, September 12, 2022. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences released its nominees for this year in several major categories.
SlashFilm reports that the comedy-drama ‘Succession’ leads the pack with twenty-five award nominations. Disney programs from Marvel and Star Wars appear to have been ignored this time around.
Here is the list for all major categories:
Outstanding Drama Series:

  • “Better Call Saul”
  • “Euphoria”
  • “Ozark”
  • “Severance”
  • “Squid Game”
  • “Stranger Things”
  • “Succession”
  • “Yellowjackets”

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • “Abbott Elementary”
  • “Barry”
  • “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
  • “Hacks”
  • “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
  • “Only Murders in the Building”
  • “Ted Lasso”
  • “What We Do in the Shadows”

Outstanding Limited Or Anthology Series:

  • “Dopesick”
  • “The Dropout”
  • “Inventing Anna”
  • “Pam and Tommy”
  • “The White Lotus”

Lead Actor in a Drama Series:

  • Jason Bateman (“Ozark”)
  • Brian Cox (“Succession”)
  • Lee Jung-jae (“Squid Game”)
  • Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”)
  • Adam Scott (“Severance”)
  • Jeremy Strong (“Succession”)

Lead Actress in a Drama Series:

  • Jodie Comer (“Killing Eve”)
  • Laura Linney (“Ozark”)
  • Melanie Lynskey (“Yellowjackets”)
  • Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”)
  • Reese Witherspoon (“The Morning Show”)
  • Zendaya (“Euphoria”)

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:

  • Donald Glover (“Atlanta”)
  • Bill Hader (“Barry”)
  • Nicholas Hoult (“The Great”)
  • Steve Martin (“Only Murders in the Building”)
  • Martin Short (“Only Murders in the Building”)
  • Jason Sudeikis (“Ted Lasso”)

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)
  • Quinta Brunson (“Abbott Elementary”)
  • Kaley Cuoco (“The Flight Attendant”)
  • Elle Fanning (“The Great”)
  • Issa Rae (“Insecure”)
  • Jean Smart (“Hacks”)

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:

  • Colin Firth (“The Staircase”)
  • Andrew Garfield (“Under the Banner of Heaven”)
  • Oscar Isaac (“Scenes From a Marriage”)
  • Michael Keaton (“Dopesick”)
  • Himesh Patel (“Station Eleven”)
  • Sebastian Stan (“Pam and Tommy”)

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:

  • Toni Collette (“The Staircase”)
  • Julia Garner (“Inventing Anna”)
  • Lily James (“Pam and Tommy”)
  • Sarah Paulson (“Impeachment: American Crime Story”)
  • Margaret Qualley (“Maid”)
  • Amanda Seyfried (“The Dropout”)

Outstanding Variety Talk Series:

  • “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah”
  • “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
  • “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”
  • “Late Night With Seth Meyers”
  • “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert”

Outstanding Competition Series:

  • “The Amazing Race”
  • “Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls”
  • “Nailed It!”
  • “RuPaul’s Drag Race”
  • “Top Chef”
  • “The Voice”

While several nominees appear to be original content, it also appears that miniseries based on crimes received several nods as well.


Jacob Airey

Jacob Airey is a writer, nerd, YouTube host, movie reviewer, and pop culture critic. He started the website StudioJakeMedia.com in 2012 where he covers a vast variety of topics including film, TV, anime, music, and faith. He is also the author of The Seven Royals fantasy novel series.

View all posts

Categories