The upcoming 74th Primetime Emmy Awards is set to highlight and award the best of American prime-time television as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, The Academy released the nominee list for its 2022 Emmy Awards and the nominee list has met everyone in TV world with mixed feelings. The categories range from drama series to Variety sketch series. HBO’s drama Succession garnered the most nominations with a total of 25 nominations, followed closely by Euphoria also under HBO Network. Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso notched 20 nominations, followed by HBO Max’s Hacks and Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, with 17 nominations each. The White Lotus took the lead in the Limited Series categories with 20 nominations, and Netflix’s Ozark received 13 nominations for its final season. The award ceremony is set to air on Monday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC, and will be available to stream live and on-demand on Peacock.

Below are the list of nominees.

Drama Series

Better Call Saul




Squid Game

Stranger Things



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

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

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

Christopher Walken, Severance

John Turturro, Severance

Oh Yeong-su, Squid Game

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Patricia Arquette, Severance 

Julia Garner, Ozark 

Hoyeon, Squid Game 

Christina Ricci, Yellowjackets 

Rhea Seehorn, Better Call Saul

J. Smith-Cameron, Succession 

Sarah Snook, Succession

Sydney Sweeney, Euphoria

Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Adrien Brody, Succession

James Cromwell, Succession

Colman Domingo, Euphoria

Arian Moayed, Succession

Tom Pelphrey, Ozark

Alexander Skarsgård, Succession

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

Writing for a Drama Series

Jesse Armstrong, Succession (“All the Bells Say”) 

Dan Erickson, Severance (“The We We Are”) 

Hwang Dong-hyuk, Squid Game (“One Lucky Day”) 

Jonathan Lisco, Ashley Lyle, and Bart Nickerson, Yellowjackets (“F Sharp”)

Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson, Yellowjackets (“Pilot”)

Chris Mundy, Ozark (“A Hard Way to Go”) 

Thomas Schnauz, Better Call Saul (“Plan and Execution”) 

Directing for a Drama Series

Jason Bateman, Ozark (“A Hard Way to Go”) 

Hwang Dong-hyuk, Squid Game (“Red Light, Green Light”) 

Karyn Kusama, Yellowjackets (“Pilot”)

Mark Mylod, Succession (“All the Bells Say”) 

Lorene Scafaria, Succession (“Too Much Birthday”) 

Ben Stiller, Severance (“The We We Are”)

Cathy Yan, Succession (“The Disruption”)

Comedy Series

Abbott Elementary 


Curb Your Enthusiasm


The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Only Murders in the Building

Ted Lasso

What We Do in the Shadows

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

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

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

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

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

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

Writing for a Comedy Series

Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, and Jen Statsky, Hacks (“The One, the Only”)  

Quinta Brunson, Abbott Elementary (“Pilot”)

Duffy Boudreau, Barry (“710N”) 

Bill Hader and Alec Berg, Barry (“starting now”)

Steve Martin and John Hoffman, Only Murders in the Building (“True Crime”)

Jane Becker, Ted Lasso (“No Weddings and a Funeral”)

Sarah Naftalis, What We Do in the Shadows (“The Casino”)

Stefani Robinson, What We Do in the Shadows (“The Wellness Center”)

Directing for a Comedy Series

Lucia Aniello, Hacks (“There Will Be Blood”) 

Jamie Babbit, Only Murders in the Building (“True Crime”) 

Cherien Dabis, Only Murders in the Building (“The Boy From 6B”) 

MJ Delaney, Ted Lasso (“No Weddings and a Funeral”) 

Mary Lou Belli, The Ms. Pat Show (“Baby Daddy Groundhog Day”) 

Bill Hader, Barry (“710N”) 

Hiro Murai, Atlanta (“New Jazz”)

Limited Series


The Dropout

Inventing Anna

Pam & Tommy

The White Lotus

Actor in a Limited Series or TV 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 & Tommy

Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Toni Collette, The Staircase

Julia Garner, Inventing Anna

Lily James, Pam & Tommy

Sarah Paulson, Impeachment: American Crime Story

Margaret Qualley, Maid

Amanda Seyfried, The Dropout

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Murray Bartlett, The White Lotus

Jake Lacy, The White Lotus

Will Poulter, Dopesick

Seth Rogen, Pam & Tommy

Peter Sarsgaard, Dopesick

Michael Stuhlbarg, Dopesick

Steve Zahn, The White Lotus

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV 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

Writing for a Limited Series

Elizabeth Meriwether, The Dropout (“I’m in a Hurry”)

Patrick Somerville, Station Eleven (“Unbroken Circle”)

Danny Strong, Dopesick (“The People vs. Purdue Pharma”)

Sarah Burgess, Impeachment: American Crime Story (“Man Handled”)

Molly Smith Metzler, Maid (“Snaps”)

Mike White, The White Lotus

Directing for a Limited Series

Francesca Gregorini, The Dropout (“Iron Sisters”) 

Hiro Murai, Station Eleven (“Wheel of Fire”) 

Michael Showalter, The Dropout (“Green Juice”) 

Danny Strong, Dopesick (“The People vs. Purdue Pharma”) 

John Wells, Maid (“Sky Blue”)  

Mike White, The White Lotus

Competition Program

The Amazing Race

Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls

Nailed It!

RuPaul’s Drag Race

Top Chef

The Voice

Reality Host

Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, and Jonathan Van Ness, Queer Eye

Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, Making It

Nicole Byer, Nailed It!

Padma Lakshmi, Top Chef

Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, and Kevin O’Leary, Shark Tank

RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race

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

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

Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Starring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and 50 Cent

Tony Awards Presents: 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 and Lady Gaga

Outstanding Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special

The Problem with Jon Stewart

Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy


The World According to Jeff Goldblum

More nominations can be found at

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