2022 Emmy Nominations: HBO's 'Succession' Leads

HBO Succession

New York, NY - May 22, 2018: Kieran Culkin, Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Frank Rich, Alan Ruck attend HBO drama Succession premiere at Time Warner Center - Image (lev radin /

'Succession,' 'Ted Lasso,' and 'The White Lotus' Lead the 2022 Emmy Nominations.

The ceremony will take place on Monday, September 12, at 8 p.m. ET.

The Television Academy on Tuesday unveiled the 2022 Emmy nominations, announced during a particular program hosted by chairman and CEO Frank Scherma and including JB Smoove and Melissa Fumero from Curb Your Enthusiasm.

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HBO's Succession leads the pack with 25 nominations, including one for outstanding drama, followed by HBO's The White Lotus and Apple's Ted Lasso, each receiving 20 nominations.

Several additional programs received double-digit nominations, including Hacks (17), Only Murders in the Building (17), Euphoria (16), Barry (14), Dopesick (14), Severance (14), Squid Game (14), Ozark (13), Stranger Things (13), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (12) and Pam & Tommy (10).

With 108 nominations, HBO dominated the competition among streaming platforms, receiving more nods than Netflix, which collected 105.


The 74th Emmy Awards will air on Monday, September 12 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, and the event has rotated between ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC since 2012. The ceremony normally airs on a Sunday night; however, if NBC has broadcast rights, it will air on Monday as the network airs NFL on Sunday evenings.


Reginald Hudlin, Ian Stewart, Byron Phillips, Jane Mun, and other producers will executive produce the three-hour live spectacle, with Hamish Hamilton directing. The Television Academy has not yet announced a host for this year's ceremony.


Below, see a list of significant category nominations.

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 Variety Talk Series

  • The Daily Show
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  • Last Week Tonight
  • Late Night 
  • The Late Show

Outstanding 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

Outstanding 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 Competition Program

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

Outstanding Limited Series

  • Dopesick (Hulu)
  • The Dropout (Hulu)
  • Inventing Anna (Netflix)
  • Pam & Tommy (Hulu)
  • The White Lotus (HBO)

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Abbott Elementary (ABC)
  • Barry (HBO)
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
  • Hacks (HBO Max)
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
  • Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)
  • Ted Lasso (Apple)
  • What We Do in the Shadows (FX)

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Better Call Saul (AMC)
  • Euphoria (HBO)
  • Ozark (Netflix)
  • Severance (Apple TV+)
  • Squid Game (Netflix)
  • Succession (HBO)
  • Yellowjackets (Showtime)

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