Thursday, June 20, 2024

The 2022 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

By Matt Neglia 

​The nominations for the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced and as always, there were a ton of surprises regarding inclusions and exclusions.

Click below to see the nominations and be on the lookout for our next episode of the Next Best Series Podcast discussing the nominations and predicting the winners.

Outstanding Drama Series
Better Call Saul
Squid Game
Stranger Things

Outstanding 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 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

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

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 Young-soo – Squid Game

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 Yoo-mi – Squid Game

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

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 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 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 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 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 Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Jane Adams – Hacks
Harriet Samson Harris – Hacks
Jane Lynch – Only Murders in the Building
Laurie Metcalf – Hacks
Kaitlin Olson – Hacks
Harriet Walter – 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 Limited Series
The Dropout
Inventing Anna
Pam & Tommy
The White Lotus

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series/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

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series/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

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series/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 Supporting Actor in a Limited Series/Movie
Murray Bartlett – The White Lotus
Jake Lacey – The White Lotus
Will Poulter.- Dopesick
Seth Rogen – Pam & Tommy
Peter Sarsgaard – Dopesick
Michael Stuhlbarg – Dopesick
Steve Zahn – The White Lotus

Outstanding Television Movie
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
Ray Donovan: The Movie
Reno 911! The Hunt For QAnon

The Survivor
Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas

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

Outstanding Reality Competition Program
The Amazing Race
Lizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls

Nailed It
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
A Black Lady Sketch Show
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program
Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman – Making It
Nicole Byer – Nailed It
Padma Lakshmi – Top Chef
Queer Eye Hosts – Queer Eye
RuPaul Charles – RuPaul’s Drag Race
Shark Tank Hosts – Shark Tank

Outstanding Variety Talk Series
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late Night With Seth 
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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

Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)
Adele: One Night Only (CBS)
Dave Chappelle: The Closer (Netflix)
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts (HBO/HBO Max)
Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special (Netflix)
One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga (CBS)

The full list of nominations including the directing, writing and craft categories can be found here. The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony will take place on September 12th, 2022 and the Creative Arts Emmys will take place on September 3rd – 4th, 2022.

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Emmys and TV on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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