Live Highlights Coverage of the 2022 Emmys, Winners of the 74th Annual Awards
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 12: 74TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS – Pictured: Jason Sudeikis accepts the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for “Ted Lasso” onstage during the 74th annual Primetime Emmy Awards which s is held at the Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022. — (Photo by Chris Haston/NBC via Getty Images)
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HBO’s “Succession” and AppleTV+’s “Ted Lasso” were among the top-nominated titles for the 74th Annual Emmy Awards, but they face stiff competition from shows like “Squid Game,” “Severance,” “Abbott Elementary” and “Hacks”.
“Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson hosts the ceremony, which airs on NBC and streams live on Peacock from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
While the ceremony usually airs on Sundays, NBC also has the rights to broadcast National Football League games on Sunday nights, so it chose to present the honorees on Monday.
Emmy voters doled out the awards across various shows before “The White Lotus” began rolling, powered by writer-director Mike White. Other winners include Michael Keaton for “Dopesick”, Jennifer Coolidge for “The White Lotus” and Julia Garner for “Ozark”. Sheryl Lee Ralph (“Abbott Elementary”) won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, becoming the second black woman in Emmys history to win in the category. Jackee Harry won the award for “227” in 1987.
Amanda Seyfried won the award for her portrayal of disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in “The Dropout.”
‘Succession’ earned 25 nominations, the most of any series, while HBO’s ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘The White Lotus’ each picked up 20 nominations. Closely followed were HBO Max’s “Hacks” and Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building” — each with 17 nominations — and HBO’s “Euphoria,” which nabbed 16.
The Television Academy did not award a per-network award this year. Last year, there was a slight controversy over how the nominations were counted, as many networks also have streaming services. While it seemed appropriate to bundle network shows and streaming shows from the same company, some industry players felt they should be considered separate distributors.