Entertainment NewsThe 2023 Emmy Nominations Are Here

The 2023 Emmy Nominations Are Here


The 2023 Emmy Award nominations have been officially announced, and television enthusiasts eagerly await the star-studded event. 

Community's Yvette Nicole Brown and Television Academy chair Frank Scherma came together virtually to reveal the list of contenders earlier this morning. The eligibility criteria for nomination required shows aired between June 1, 2022, and May 31, 2023.

Among the most anticipated categories is Best Drama Series, which includes formidable contenders such as Andor, Better Call Saul, The Crown, House of the Dragon, The Last of Us, Succession, The White Lotus, and Yellowjackets. The competition for Best Actor in a Drama Series is fierce, with notable names like Jeff Bridges (The Old Man), Brian Cox (Succession), Kieran Culkin (Succession), Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul), Pedro Pascal (The Last of Us), and Jeremy Strong (Succession) vying for the accolade.

In the Best Actress in a Drama Series category, we have Sharon Horgan (Bad Sisters), Melanie Lynskey (Yellowjackets), Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale), Bella Ramsey (The Last of Us), Keri Russell (The Diplomat), and Sarah Snook (Succession) as strong contenders. The Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series features an impressive lineup, including F. Murray Abraham (The White Lotus), Nicholas Braun (Succession), Michael Imperioli (The White Lotus), Theo James (The White Lotus), Matthew Macfadyen (Succession), Alan Ruck (Succession), Will Sharpe (The White Lotus), and Alexander Skarsgård (Succession).

In the Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category, viewers can expect exceptional performances from Jennifer Coolidge (The White Lotus), Elizabeth Debicki (The Crown), Meghann Fahy (The White Lotus), Sabrina Impacciatore (The White Lotus), Aubrey Plaza (The White Lotus), Rhea Seehorn (Better Call Saul), J. Smith-Cameron (Succession), and Simona Tabasco (The White Lotus).

Shifting gears to the comedic side, the Best Comedy Series contenders include Abbott Elementary, Barry, The Bear, Jury Duty, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Only Murders in the Building, Ted Lasso, and Wednesday. Best Actress in a Comedy Series nominees feature talents like Christina Applegate (Dead to Me), Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary), Natasha Lyonne ( Face), and Jenna Ortega (Wednesday).

On the other hand, Best Actor in a Comedy Series showcases Bill Hader (Barry), Martin Short (Only Murders in the Building), Jason Segel (Shrinking), Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso), and Jeremy Allen White (The Bear) as contenders.

In the realm of limited series or anthology, the Best Limited or Anthology Series category boasts intriguing nominations, including Beef, Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Daisy Jones & the Six, Fleishman Is in Trouble, and Obi-Wan Kenobi. Outstanding competing for the Best Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or TV Movie award include Lizzy Caplan (Fleishman Is in Trouble), Jessica Chastain (George & Tammy), Dominique Fishback (Swarm), Kathryn Hahn (Tiny Beautiful Things), Riley Keough (Daisy Jones & the Six), and Ali Wong (Beef).

For Best Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or TV Movie, viewers can anticipate remarkable performances from Taron Egerton (Black Bird), (Welcome to Chippendales), Evan Peters (Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story), Daniel Radcliffe (Weird: The Al Yankovic Story), Michael Shannon (George & Tammy), and (Beef).

Among the most sought-after awards, Best Writing for a Comedy Series nominees includes Barry (written by Bill Hader), The Bear (written by Christopher Storer), Jury Duty (written by Mekki Leeper), Only Murders in the Building (written by John Hoffman, Matteo Borghese, Rob Turbovsky), The Other Two (written by Chris Kelly, Sarah Schneider), and Ted Lasso (written by Brendan Hunt, Joe Kelly, Jason Sudeikis).

The highly acclaimed drama series contenders for Best Writing in a Drama Series are Andor (written by Beau Willimon), Bad Sisters (teleplay by Sharon Horgan, Dave Finkel, Brett Baer), Better Call Saul (written by Gordon Smith and Peter Gould), The Last Of Us (written for Television by Craig Mazin), Succession (written by Jesse Armstrong), and The White Lotus (written by Mike White).

Recognizing exceptional achievements in limited series or anthology shows, Best Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or TV Movie includes compelling works like Beef (written by Lee Sung Jin), Fire Island (written by Joel Kim Booster), Fleishman Is In Trouble (written for Television by Taffy Brodesser-Akner), Prey (written by and Story by Patrick Aison; Story by Dan Trachtenberg), Swarm (teleplay by and Story by Janine Nabers; Story by Donald Glover), and Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (written by Al Yankovic, Eric Appel).

Talented directors are also honored in the Emmy Awards, with categories like Best Directing for a Drama Series, Comedy Series, and Limited or Anthology Series or TV Movie. Some nominated directors include Benjamin Caron, Dearbhla Walsh, Peter Hoar, Andrij Parekh, Mark Mylod, Lorene Scafaria, and Mike White.

The 75th annual Emmy Awards are scheduled for September 18 at 8 p.m. ET at Los Angeles' Peacock Theater and Fox. However, due to the ongoing Writer's Strike, there might be uncertainties regarding the production. Nevertheless, entertainment enthusiasts are eagerly anticipating the eventful night.

In other exciting news from the entertainment world, initial reactions to Oppenheimer have surfaced, with critics praising for his “most impressive work yet.”

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