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Succession, Ted Lasso, and White Lotus Lead the 2022 Emmy Nominees

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After another year of enough TV to fill ten awards shows, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences members have made their picks for the crème de la crème. Emmy nominations are in, and they’re sure to ignite some chatter about who has been snubbed and who is awards-season bait. With an eligibility period of June 1, 2021, through May 31, 2022, buzzy shows — The White Lotus, Squid Game, Barry, Succession, Pachinko, Abbott Elementary, Hacks, Ted Lasso, Russian Doll, Only Murders in the Building, Yellowjackets, and a bevy of limited series (we’ll spare you another list; there’s seriously that much TV) — were all eligible, but only a handful were recognized.

The live virtual ceremony was hosted by Emmy Award–winning actor JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm) and Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), together with the Television Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma. Succession leads the pack with 25 nominations, followed by Ted Lasso and The White Lotus with 20 noms apiece. Comedy series Hacks and Only Murders in the Building were also among the most nominated with 17 each. Meme-legend scene-stealer Sydney Sweeney was recognized in the acting categories for her turns in Euphoria and The White Lotus, while Squid Game actors, including Lee Jung-jae and Jung Ho-yeon, scored their first noms. Abbott Elementary earned well-deserved honors for creator-star Quinta Brunson & Co.: co-stars Janelle James and Sheryl Lee Ralph are competing against each other in the supporting-actress category.

And which streamer will take home the most statues? Find out when the Emmys take place on Monday, September 12. The ceremony will be streamed live on NBC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Below, the full list of nominees for the 74th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Did your favorite make it?

Outstanding Drama Series
Better Call Saul
Squid Game
Stranger Things

Outstanding Comedy Series
Abbott Elementary
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Only Murders in the Building
Ted Lasso
What We Do in the Shadows

Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series 
The Dropout
Pam & 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

Outstanding 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

Outstanding 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

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Colin Firth, The Staircase
Andrew Garfield, Under the Banner of Heaven
Oscar Issac, Scenes from a Marriage
Michael Keaton, Dopesick
Himesh Patel, Station Eleven
Sebastian Stan, Pam & Tommy

Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Toni Collette, The Staircase
Julia Garner, Inventing Anna
Lily James, Pam & Tommy
Sarah Paulson, Impeachment: An American Crime Story
Margaret Qualley, Maid
Amanda Seyfried, The Dropout

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nicholas Braun, Succession
Billy Crudup, The Morning Show
Kieran Culkin, Succession
Park Hae-soo, Squid Game
Matthew Macfadyen, Succession
John Turturro, Severance
Christopher Walken, Severance
Oh Yeong-su, Squid Game

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Patricia Arquette, Severance
Julia Garner, Ozark
Jung Ho-yeon, Squid Game
Christina Ricci, Yellowjackets
Rhea Seehorn, Better Call Saul
J. Smith-Cameron, Succession
Sarah Snook, Succession
Sydney Sweeney, Euphoria

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Connie Britton, The White Lotus
Jennifer Coolidge, The White Lotus
Alexandra Daddario, The White Lotus
Kaitlyn Dever, Dopesick
Natasha Rothwell, The White Lotus
Sydney Sweeney, The White Lotus
Mare Winningham, Dopesick

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Adrien Brody, Succession
James Cromwell, Succession
Colman Domingo, Euphoria
Arian Moayed, Succession
Tom Pelphrey, Ozark
Alexander Skarsgård, Succession

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Hope Davis, Succession
Marcia Gay Harden, The Morning Show
Martha Kelly, Euphoria
Sanaa Lathan, Succession
Harriet Walter, Succession
Lee You-mi, Squid Game

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Carrigan, Barry
Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso
Toheeb Jimoh, Ted Lasso
Nick Mohammed, Ted Lasso
Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Tyler James Williams, Abbott Elementary
Henry Winkler, Barry
Bowen Yang, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Hannah Einbinder, Hacks
Janelle James, Abbott Elementary
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Sarah Niles, Ted Lasso
Sheryl Lee Ralph, Abbott Elementary
Juno Temple, Ted Lasso
Hannah Waddingham, Ted Lasso

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Jerrod Carmichael, Saturday Night Live
Bill Hader, Curb Your Enthusiasm
James Lance, Ted Lasso
Nathan Lane, Only Murders in the Building
Christopher McDonald, Hacks
Sam Richardson, Ted Lasso

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Jane Adams, Hacks
Harriet Sansom Harris, Hacks
Jane Lynch, Only Murders in the Building
Laurie Metcalf, Hacks
Kaitlin Olson, Hacks
Harriet Walter, Ted Lasso

Outstanding Competition Program
The Amazing Race
Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls
Nailed It!
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program
Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Jonathan Van Ness, Queer Eye
Nicole Byer, Nailed It!
Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, Kevin O’Leary, Shark Tank
Padma Lakshmi, Top Chef
Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Making It
RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race

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 Variety Sketch Series
A Black Lady Sketch Show
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Variety Special (Live)
The 64th Annual Grammy Awards
Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: The Facts Of Life And Diff’rent Strokes
The Oscars
The Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Starring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and 50 Cent
The Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back!

Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-recorded)
Adele: One Night Only
Dave Chappelle: The Closer
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts
Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special
One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program
Below Deck Mediterranean
Love on the Spectrum
RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked!
Selling Sunset

Outstanding Structured Reality Program
Antiques Roadshow
Fixer Upper: Welcome Home
Love Is Blind
Queer Eye
Shark Tank

Outstanding Television Movie
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
Ray Donovan: The Movie
Reno 911!
The Survivor
Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas

Outstanding Animated Program
Bob’s Burgers
Rick and Morty
The Simpsons 
What If…?

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special
The New York Times Presents: Controlling Britney Spears
George Carlin’s American Dream
Lucy and Desi
The Tinder Swindler
We Feed People

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
The Andy Warhol Diaries
The Beatles: Get Back
jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy
100 Foot Wave
We Need to Talk about Cosby

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Thomas Schnauz, “Plan and Execution,” Better Call Saul
Chris Mundy, “A Hard Way to Go,” Ozark
Dan Erickson, “The We We Are,” Severance
Hwang Dong-hyuk, “One Lucky Day,” Squid Game
Jesse Armstrong, “All the Bells Say,” Succession
Jonathan Lisco, Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson, “F Sharp,” Yellowjackets
Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson, “Pilot,” Yellowjackets

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Quinta Brunson, “Pilot,” Abbott Elementary
Duffy Boudreau, “710N,” Barry
Alec Berg, Bill Hader, “starting now,” Barry
Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, Jen Statsky, “The One, The Only,” Hacks
Steve Martin, John Hoffman, “True Crime,” Only Murders in the Building
Jane Becker, “No Weddings and a Funeral,” Ted Lasso
Sarah Naftalis, “The Casino,” What We Do in the Shadows
Stefani Robinson, “The Wellness Center,” What We Do in the Shadows

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series or Anthology Series or Movie
Danny Strong, “The People vs. Purdue Pharma,” Dopesick
Elizabeth Meriwether, “I’m in a Hurry,” The Dropout
Sarah Burgess, “Man Handled,” Impeachment: American Crime Story
Molly Smith Metzler, “Snaps,” Maid
Patrick Somerville, “Unbroken Circle,” Station Eleven
Mike White, The White Lotus

This post has been updated throughout.

Succession and Ted Lasso Lead the 2022 Emmy Nominees