The 2022 Emmy Award nominations are in.
This year, actresses including Zendaya, Kaley Cuoco, Julia Garner, Amanda Seyfried, and Issa Rae are up for gongs, as well as actors such as Chadwick Boseman, Colin Firth, Michael Keaton, Donald Glover, and Bill Hader.
“Succession” holds this year’s top spot with 25 Emmy nominations followed by “Ted Lasso” and “The White Lotus” (20), “Hacks” and “Only Murders in the Building” (17), and “Euphoria” (16).
Nominated stars shared their excitement ahead of the upcoming ceremony, which will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September 12.
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Quinta Brunson, who is up for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series & Outstanding Comedy Series for “Abbott Elementary”, said, “What an honour to be nominated by the Television Academy. Creating this show has been the greatest gift and to have it recognized in this way is the dream.
“It’s a joy we get to share with the amazing people who watched our first season. None of this would be possible without my incredible, supportive EPs Justin Halpern, Randall Einhorn & Patrick Schumacker, our incredible writers room, our insanely talented cast, and the hard-working teams at ABC and WBTV for helping to bring ‘Abbott Elementary’ to life. Lastly, and most importantly, I want to thank teachers. Thanks for being our inspiration.”
Quinta Brunson has just made #Emmy history with “Abbott Elementary.” Landing 3 nominations for comedy series, lead actress in a comedy and writing for a comedy series she is the first Black woman to earn three noms in the comedy categories in the same year https://t.co/ZrozHTjZen
— Rilwan Balogun (@RilwanReports) July 12, 2022
Adrien Brody, who is up for Guest Actor in a Drama for “Succession”, shared, “Thank you to the Television Academy for this incredible recognition and to HBO, Adam McKay and Kevin Messick for inviting me to be a part of such meaningful work.
“I am a huge fan of ‘Succession’ and beyond thrilled to have been included in such an extraordinary show. I’m grateful to share this honor with the brilliant cast and crew of ‘Succession’, and the fantastic writers who shaped the character, making him so fun to play. A special thank you and congratulations to Adam, Jesse, Brian, and Jeremy.”
Sheryl Lee Ralph, who was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in “Abbott Elementary”, added: “I am so deeply honoured and completely overwhelmed with an abundance of gratitude that comes with this recognition.
“Thank you to the Television Academy for the delicious honour of being nominated in the Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category, alongside the most talented and hilarious actors of today. Thank you Emmy voters for this great compliment, and thank you to Quinta Brunson for the opportunity of a lifetime.
“It has been a joy and a blessing to portray Mrs. Barbara Howard on screen and honour the thousands of educators she represents across the country in doing so. Thank you again!“
Lizzo, whose reality TV show “Watch Out for the Big Grrrls” is up for the Best Competition Program gong, posted: