Emmys 2022 Winners List: 'Succession', 'Ted Lasso' win top prizes, Lee Jung-jae creates history

'Succession' took home the Outstanding Drama Series accolade while 'Ted Lasso' garnered Comedy Series trophy

Emmys 2022 Winners List: 'Succession', 'Ted Lasso' win top prizes, Lee Jung-jae creates history
Cast and crew of 'Succession', 'Euphoria' star Zendaya and 'Squid Game' star Lee Jung-jae at the 74th annual Emmy Awards (Television Academy/Twitter)
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It was a star-studded night in Los Angeles as TV’s biggest stars came together to celebrate the best in television at this year’s Emmy Awards. The ceremony saw several repeat winners this time around, along with a few shocking upsets. HBO’s blockbuster drama series ‘Succession’ took home the Outstanding Drama Series accolade while Apple TV+’s ‘Ted Lasso’ won the Outstanding Comedy Series for the second year in a row.

On the other hand, ‘Squid Game’ star Lee Jung-Jae and ‘Euphoria’ star Zendaya created history by winning awards in their respective categories. The South Korean actor took home the Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Male) accolade for his role in the Netflix series and became the first-ever Asian actor to win the Lead Actor in a Drama Series trophy. Meanwhile, Zendaya became the first Black woman to win Lead Actor (Female) in a Drama Series twice at the Emmys. She is also the youngest two-time winner of any Emmy in history.

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‘Hacks’ star Jean Smart won the won outstanding actress in a comedy series for the HBO show and ‘Ted Lasso’s Jason Sudeikis won outstanding actor in a comedy series for Apple TV+ comedy. HBO’s ‘The White Lotus’ took home the Outstanding Limited Series prize. Amanda Seyfried garnered lead actress in a limited series for ‘The Dropout’ and Michael Keaton took home lead actor in a limited series award for ‘Dopesick’.

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David Bernad (L), Mike White (2nd L),  and cast and crew from 'The White Lotus' accept the Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series onstage during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
David Bernad (L), Mike White (2nd L), and cast and crew from 'The White Lotus' accept the Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series onstage during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

 

HBO turned out to be the biggest winner of the night with 11 trophies while Netflix and Apple TV+ each won four awards. ABC and Hulu walked away with two wins each.

Here’s the list of complete winners:

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Outstanding Drama Series

'Succession' (HBO) - WINNER
‘Better Call Saul’ (AMC)   
‘Euphoria’ (HBO)  
‘Ozark’ (Netflix)   
‘Severance’ (Apple TV+)   
‘Squid Game’ (Netflix)   
‘Stranger Things’ (Netflix) 

Cast and Crew of Succession, winners of Outstanding Drama Series, pose in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Cast and Crew of Succession, winners of Outstanding Drama Series, pose in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Outstanding Comedy Series

‘Ted Lasso’ (Apple TV+) - WINNER
‘Abbott Elementary’ (ABC)   
‘Barry’ (HBO)
‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ (HBO)   
‘Hacks’ (HBO)   
‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ (Amazon Prime Video)
‘Only Murders in the Building’ (Hulu)
‘What We Do in the Shadows’ (FX) 

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Cast and Crew of
Cast and Crew of "Ted Lasso", winners of Outstanding Comed Series, pose in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

 

Limited or Anthology Series

‘The White Lotus’ (HBO) - WINNER  
‘Dopesick’ (Hulu)   
‘The Dropout’ (Hulu)   
‘Inventing Anna’ (Netflix)   
‘Pam and Tommy’ (Hulu)

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David Bernad (L), Mike White (2nd L),  and cast and crew from 'The White Lotus' accept the Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series onstage during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
David Bernad (L), Mike White (2nd L), and cast and crew from 'The White Lotus' accept the Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series onstage during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

 

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Jason Bateman (‘Ozark’)  
Brian Cox (‘Succession’)  
Lee Jung-jae (‘Squid Game’) - WINNER 
Bob Odenkirk (‘Better Call Saul’)  
Adam Scott (‘Severance’)  
Jeremy Strong (‘Succession’) 

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Lee Jung-jae accepts the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series award for 'Squid Game' onstage during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Lee Jung-jae accepts the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series award for 'Squid Game' onstage during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

 

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Jodie Comer (‘Killing Eve’)   
Zendaya (‘Euphoria’) - WINNER   
Laura Linney (‘Ozark’)  
Melanie Lynskey (‘Yellowjackets’)  
Sandra Oh (‘Killing Eve’)  
Reese Witherspoon (‘The Morning Show’)

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Zendaya, winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for “Euphoria,” poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Zendaya, winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for “Euphoria,” poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

 

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Rachel Brosnahan (‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’)
Jean Smart ('Hacks') - WINNER 
Quinta Brunson (‘Abbott Elementary’)  
Kaley Cuoco (‘The Flight Attendant’)  
Elle Fanning (‘The Great’) 
Issa Rae (‘Insecure’)  

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Jean Smart, winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for “Hacks,
Jean Smart, winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for “Hacks," poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

 

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Jason Sudeikis (‘Ted Lasso’) - WINNER
Donald Glover (‘Atlanta’)   
Bill Hader (‘Barry’)  
Nicholas Hoult (‘The Great’)
Steve Martin (‘Only Murders in the Building’)   
Martin Short (‘Only Murders in the Building’)

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Jason Sudeikis accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for
Jason Sudeikis accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for "Ted Lasso" onstage during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

 

Writing for a Drama Series

'Better Call Saul' • Plan And Execution • AMC • High Bridge, Crystal Diner, Gran Via Productions and Sony Pictures Television — Written by Thomas Schnauz

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'Succession' • All The Bells Say • HBO/HBO Max • HBO in association with Project Zeus, HyperObject Industries, Gary Sanchez Productions — Written by Jesse Armstrong - WINNER

'Ozark' • A Hard Way To Go • Netflix • MRC for Netflix — Written by Chris Mundy

'Severance' • The We We Are • Apple TV+ • Endeavor Content / Red Hour Productions in association with Apple — Written by Dan Erickson

'Squid Game' • One Lucky Day • Netflix • Siren Pictures for Netflix — Written by Hwang Dong-hyuk

'Yellowjackets' • F Sharp • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, Entertainment One — Written by Jonathan Lisco, Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson

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Directing for a Comedy Series

'Atlanta' • New Jazz • FX • FX Productions — Directed by Hiro Murai

'Ted Lasso' • No Weddings And A Funeral • Apple TV+ • Apple presents a Doozer Production in association with Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television — Directed by MJ Delaney - WINNER  

'Barry' • 710N • HBO/HBO Max • HBO in association with Alec Berg and Hanarply — Directed by Bill Hader

'Hacks' • There Will Be Blood • HBO/HBO Max • Universal Television in association with Paulilu, First Thought Productions, Fremulon Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment — Directed by Lucia Aniello

'The Ms. Pat Show' • Baby Daddy Groundhog Day • BET+ • 20th Television, DAE Light Media, Imagine Television, Lee Daniels Entertainment — Directed by Mary Lou Belli

'Only Murders In The Building' • The Boy From 6B • Hulu • 20th Television — Directed by Cherien Dabis

'Only Murders In The Building' • True Crime • Hulu • 20th Television — Directed by Jamie Babbit

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Directing for a Drama Series

'Ozark' • A Hard Way To Go • Netflix • MRC for Netflix — Directed by Jason Bateman
Severance • The We We Are • Apple TV+ • Endeavor Content / Red Hour Productions in association with Apple — Directed by Ben Stiller

'Squid Game' • Red Light, Green Light • Netflix • Siren Pictures for Netflix — Directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk - WINNER

'Succession' • All The Bells Say • HBO/HBO Max • HBO in association with Project Zeus, HyperObject Industries, Gary Sanchez Productions — Directed by Mark Mylod

'Succession' • The Disruption • HBO/HBO Max • HBO in association with Project Zeus, HyperObject Industries, Gary Sanchez Productions — Directed by Cathy Yan

'Succession' • Too Much Birthday • HBO/HBO Max • HBO in association with Project Zeus, HyperObject Industries, Gary Sanchez Productions — Directed by Lorene Scafaria

'Yellowjackets' • Pilot • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, Entertainment One — Directed by Karyn Kusama

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Writing for a Comedy Series

'Abbott Elementary' • Pilot • ABC • Delicious Non-Sequitur Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and 20th Television — Written by Quinta Brunson (WINNER)

'Barry' • 710N • HBO/HBO Max • HBO in association with Alec Berg and Hanarply — Written by Duffy Boudreau

'Barry' • starting now • HBO/HBO Max • HBO in association with Alec Berg and Hanarply — Written by Alec Berg, Bill Hader

'Hacks' • The One, The Only • HBO/HBO Max • Universal Television in association with Paulilu, First Thought Productions, Fremulon Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment — Written by Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, Jen Statsky

'Only Murders In The Building' • True Crime • Hulu • 20th Television — Written by Steve Martin, John Hoffman

'Ted Lasso' • No Weddings And A Funeral • Apple TV+ • Apple presents a Doozer Production in association with Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television — Written by Jane Becker

'What We Do In The Shadows' • The Casino • FX • FX Productions — Written by Sarah Naftalis

'What We Do In The Shadows' • The Wellness Center • FX • FX Productions — Written by Stefani Robinson

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Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Amanda Seyfried (‘The Dropout’) - WINNER

Toni Collette (‘The Staircase’)  
Julia Garner (‘Inventing Anna’)  
Lily James (‘Pam and Tommy’)  
Sarah Paulson (‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’)
Margaret Qualley (‘Maid’)

Amanda Seyfried, winner of the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie award for ‘The Dropout,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Amanda Seyfried, winner of the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie award for ‘The Dropout,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Colin Firth (‘The Staircase’)
Michael Keaton (‘Dopesick’) - WINNER  
Andrew Garfield (‘Under the Banner of Heaven’)  
Oscar Isaac (‘Scenes From a Marriage’)  
Himesh Patel (‘Station Eleven’)  
Sebastian Stan (‘Pam and Tommy’)

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Michael Keaton, winner of the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie award for ‘Dopesick,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Michael Keaton, winner of the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie award for ‘Dopesick,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

 

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Matthew Macfadyen (‘Succession’) - WINNER
Nicholas Braun (‘Succession’)
Billy Crudup (‘The Morning Show’)
Kieran Culkin (‘Succession’)
Park Hae-soo (‘Squid Game’)
John Turturro (‘Severance’)
Christopher Walken (‘Severance’)
Oh Yeong-su (‘Squid Game’)

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Matthew Macfadyen, winner of the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series award for ‘Succession,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Matthew Macfadyen, winner of the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series award for ‘Succession,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

 

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’)

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Julia Garner, winner of the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series award for ‘Ozark,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Julia Garner, winner of the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series award for ‘Ozark,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

 

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Sheryl Lee Ralph (‘Abbott Elementary’) - WINNER
Alex Borstein (‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’)
Hannah Einbinder (‘Hacks’)
Janelle James (‘Abbott Elementary’)
Kate McKinnon (‘Saturday Night Live’)
Sarah Niles (‘Ted Lasso’)
Juno Temple (‘Ted Lasso’)
Hannah Waddingham (‘Ted Lasso’)

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Sheryl Lee Ralph, winner of the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series  award for ‘Abbott Elementary,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Sheryl Lee Ralph, winner of the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series award for ‘Abbott Elementary,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

 

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’)

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Brett Goldstein winner of the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award for ‘Ted Lasso,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Brett Goldstein winner of the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award for ‘Ted Lasso,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

 

The ceremony for the 74th Primetime Emmys was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.

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