Emmys 2022: Ted Lasso and Succession top the awards

By Alexandra Heilbron on September 13, 2022 | Leave a Comment


Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt and Nick Mohammed in the Apple TV+ series Ted LassoThe 74th Emmy Awards, held on Monday, September 13, 2022, were hosted by SNL star Kenan Thompson, who began the ceremony by doing a dance number to iconic TV theme songs, including The Brady Bunch, Friends, and Game of Thrones.

Ted Lasso and Succession earned the top honors in the Comedy and Drama categories, respectively. Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso, which had been up for 20 awards, won four awards overall, including Outstanding Comedy series and Best Actor for Jason Sudeikis, while the HBO original series Succession, the most-nominated title of the night, had three wins, including Outstanding Drama series.

Netflix’s hit South Korean show Squid Game was up for 13 and took home two trophies, in the acting and directing categories. Check out all the winners below. ~Alexandra Heilbron

Full list of winners

Lead actor in a limited or anthology series or movie
Michael Keaton – Dopesick

Supporting actor in a limited or anthology series or movie
Murray Bartlett – The White Lotus

Supporting actor in a drama series
Matthew Macfadyen – Succession

Supporting actress in a drama series
Julia Garner – Ozark

Supporting actress in a comedy series
Sheryl Lee Ralph – Abbott Elementary

Supporting actor in a comedy series
Brett Goldstein – Ted Lasso

Outstanding variety sketch series
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding variety talk series
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Supporting actress in a limited or anthology series or movie
Jennifer Coolidge – The White Lotus 

Lead actress in a limited or anthology series or movie
Amanda Seyfried – The Dropout

Outstanding competition program
Lizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls

Governors Award
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Directing for a limited or anthology series or movie
Mike White – The White Lotus

Writing for a limited or anthology series or movie
Mike White – The White Lotus

Writing for a variety special
Jerrod Carmichael – Jerrod Carmichael: Rothanie

Lead actor in a comedy series
Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso

Outstanding writing for a comedy series
Quinta Brunson – Abbott Elementary 

Outstanding directing for a drama series
Hwang Dong-hyuk – Squid Game 

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series
Zendeya – Euphoria 

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series
Jean Smart – Hacks

Directing for a comedy series 
M.J. Delaney – Ted Lasso

Writing for a drama series 
Jesse Armstrong – Succession 

Lead actor in a drama series 
Lee Jung-jae – Squid Game

Outstanding limited or anthology series or movie
White Lotus

Outstanding comedy series 
Ted Lasso

Outstanding drama series 
Succession 



Comments & Discussion

  1. john denton • September 16, 2022 @ 9:46 PM

    Why is there not any shows or actors from the network show. More politics.


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