Squid Game, Ted Lasso & Succession Takes Big Prize! Emmy Awards 2022

Emmy Awards 2022 Squid Game Succession

The big night, where stars gathered together and celebrated the evening with awards. Emmy Prime Time Awards took place last night and it was historical for one show.

But two shows won the big prize and ended the show on a happy note. Squid Game made history by becoming the first foreign-language television show to win top honors.

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Apart from that lot of other nominations grabbed awards and cherished the night.

Emmy Awards Squid Game & Succession

On Monday, the 74th annual Emmy Prime Time Awards were held and hosted by Kenan Thompson. The night saw several repeat winners, along with quite a few surprising upsets.

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As mentioned, Squid Game made history Lee Jung-jae who plays player 456 won the award for Best Actor, Hwang Dong-hyuk bagged the Best Director award making both the first Asians and native Koreans win in the category. Squid Game undoubtedly broke all the records when it was released on Netflix.

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Succession became the big player of the night after winning the Best Drama award. While accepting the award the creator Jesse Armstrong, joked that it was a big week for “successions,” referring to King Charles taking over the British throne following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth.

“I’m not saying we’re more legitimate in our position than he is. We’ll leave that to other people,” Armstrong said.

Emmy winners list

Outstanding drama series

  • Better Call Saul
  • Euphoria
  • Ozark
  • Severance
  • Squid Game
  • Stranger Things
  • Succession – WINNER
  • Yellowjackets

Outstanding comedy series

  • Abbott Elementary
  • Barry
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Hacks
  • The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
  • Only Murders in the Building
  • Ted Lasso – WINNER
  • What We Do in the Shadows

Outstanding limited series

  • Dopesick
  • The Dropout
  • Inventing Anna
  • Pam & Tommy
  • The White Lotus – WINNER

Lead actor in a drama series

  • Brian Cox (Succession)
  • Lee Jung-jae (Squid Game) – WINNER
  • Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)
  • Adam Scott (Severance)
  • Jeremy Strong (Succession)

Writing for a drama series

  • Thomas Schnauz (Better Call Saul, “Plan And Execution”)
  • Chris Mundy (Ozark, “A Hard Way To Go”)
  • Dan Erickson (Severance, “The We We Are”)
  • Hwang Dong-hyuk (Squid Game, “One Lucky Day”)
  • Jesse Armstrong (Succession, “All The Bells Say”) – WINNER
  • Jonathan Lisco, Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson (Yellowjackets, “F Sharp”)
  • Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson (Yellowjackets, “Pilot”)

Directing for a comedy series

  • Hiro Murai (Atlanta, “New Jazz”)
  • Bill Hader (Barry, “710N”)
  • Lucia Aniello (Hacks, “There Will Be Blood”)
  • Mary Lou Belli (The Ms Pat Show, “Babby Daddy Groundhog Day)
  • Cherien Dabis (Only Murders In The Building, “The Boy From 6B”)
  • Jamie Babbit (Only Murders In The Building, “True Crime”)
  • MJ Delaney (Ted Lasso, “No Weddings And A Funeral”) – WINNER

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) – WINNER

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) – WINNER

Directing for a drama series

  • Jason Bateman (Ozark, “A Hard Way To Go”)
  • Ben Stiller (Severance, “The We We Are”)
  • Hwang Dong-hyuk (Squid Game, “Red Light, Green Light”) – WINNER
  • Mark Mylod (Succession, “All The Bells Say”)
  • Cathy Yan (Succession, “The Disruption”)
  • Lorene Scafaria (Succession, “Too Much Birthday”)
  • Karyn Kusama (Yellowjackets, “Pilot”)

Writing for a comedy series

  • Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary, “Pilot”) – WINNER
  • Duffy Boudreau (Barry, “710N”)
  • Alec Berg and Bill Hader (Barry, “starting now”)
  • Lucia Aniello, Paul W Downs and Jen Statsky (Hacks, “The One, The Only”)
  • 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”)

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) – WINNER

Writing for a variety special

  • Ali Wong (Don Wong)
  • Norm Macdonald (Nothing Special)
  • Nicole Byer (BBW – Big Beautiful Weirdo)
  • Jerrod Carmichael (Rothaniel) – WINNER
  • Ian Berger, Devin Delliquanti, Jennifer Flanz, Jordan Klepper, Zhubin Parang and Scott Sherman (The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Presents: Jordan Klepper Fingers The Globe – Hungary For Democracy)

Writing for a limited series or TV movie

  • Danny Strong (Dopesick, “The People vs Purdue Pharma”)
  • Elizabeth Meriwether (The Dropout, “I’m In A Hurry”)
  • Sarah Burgess (Impeachment: American Crime Story, “Man Handled”)
  • Molly Smith Metzler (Maid, “Snaps”)
  • Patrick Somerville (Station Eleven, “Unbroken Circle”)
  • Mike White (The White Lotus) – WINNER

Directing for a limited series or TV movie

  • Danny Strong (Dopesick “The People vs Purdue Pharma”)
  • Michael Showalter (The Dropout “Green Juice”)
  • Francesca Gregorini (The Dropout “Iron Sisters”)
  • John Wells (Maid, “Sky Blue”)
  • Hiro Murai (Station Eleven, “Wheel Of Fire”)
  • Mike White (The White Lotus) – WINNER

Competition program

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

Lead 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) – WINNER

Supporting actress in a limited series or TV movie

  • Connie Britton (The White Lotus)
  • Jennifer Coolidge (The White Lotus) – WINNER
  • Alexandra Daddario (The White Lotus)
  • Kaitlyn Dever (Dopesick)
  • Natasha Rothwell (The White Lotus)
  • Sydney Sweeney (The White Lotus)
  • Mare Winningham (Dopesick)

Variety talk series

  • Last Week Tonight With John Oliver – WINNER
  • The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
  • Late Night With Seth Meyers
  • The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Variety sketch series

  • A Black Lady Sketch Show
  • Saturday Night Live – WINNER

Supporting actor in a comedy series

  • Anthony Carrigan (Barry)
  • Brett Goldstein (Ted Lasso) – WINNER
  • 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) – WINNER
  • Juno Temple (Ted Lasso)
  • Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso)
  • Supporting actress in a drama series
  • Patricia Arquette (Severance)
  • Julia Garner (Ozark) – WINNER
  • Jung Ho-yeon (Squid Game)
  • Christina Ricci (Yellowjackets)
  • Rhea Seehorn (Better Call Saul)
  • J Smith-Cameron (Succession)
  • Sarah Snook (Succession)
  • Sydney Sweeney (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) – WINNER
  • John Turturro (Severance)
  • Christopher Walken (Severance)
  • Oh Yeong-su (Squid Game)

Supporting actor in a limited series or TV movie

  • Murray Bartlett (The White Lotus) – WINNER
  • Jake Lacy (The White Lotus)
  • Will Poulter (Dopesick)
  • Seth Rogen (Pam & Tommy)
  • Peter Sarsgaard (Dopesick)
  • Michael Stuhlbarg (Dopesick)
  • Steve Zahn (The White Lotus)

Lead 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) – WINNER
  • Himesh Patel (Station Eleven)
  • Sebastian Stan (Pam & Tommy)

Outstanding documentary or nonfiction series

  • The Andy Warhol Diaries
  • The Beatles: Get Back – WINNER
  • jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy
  • 100 Foot Wave
  • We Need To Talk About Cosby

Outstanding documentary or nonfiction special

  • Controlling Britney Spears (New York Times Presents)
  • George Carlin’s American Dream – WINNER
  • Lucy And Desi
  • The Tinder Swindler
  • We Feed People

Writing for a variety series

  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – WINNER
  • Saturday Night Live
  • A Black Lady Sketch Show
  • The Daily Show
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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