Emmy Awards 2022: Check out the full winner’s list

The Emmy Awards is the most prestigious celebration of television in America. Its 74th edition happened earlier this week at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and awarded a lot of fan favorites. Read on to learn more.


See who took home the gold at television’s most prestigious award.

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See who won at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards. Source: Adobe Stock.

The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards have come and gone. Last Monday, the most popular TV shows currently airing competed against each other for the golden award at Microsoft Theater in L.A. Although there were some surprises, Ted Lasso and Succession took home best comedy and best drama as predicted. 

HBO’s Succession managed to grab three Emmys  – four if you include the Creative Arts Emmys. The drama had the leading number in nominations, with 25 total. Ted Lasso had four big wins, including best lead actor in a comedy series and best comedy series for the second year in a row. 

The biggest surprise of the night was The White Lotus. The show’s won an astounding 10 Emmys total – the most overall amongst all series. The series won best limited series, as well as acting, directing and writing awards. 

Zendaya won her second lead actress award for a drama series, following her 2020 win. She’s become the youngest actress to have won twice in the category. The biggest surprise of the night was Squid Game, winning lead actor Lee Jung-jae his first lead actor for a drama series as well as directing. The popular Korean show won six awards total. 

Other stars like Matthew Macfadyen, Michael Keaton, Murray Bartlett, Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Coolidge and Sheryl Lee Ralph also won their first acting Emmy awards in their respective categories. 

Emmy Awards 2022: see who won the ultimate TV award

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Check out this year’s Emmys winners list. Source: Adobe Stock.
  • HBO’s Succession won for best drama series.
  • Ted Lasso, from Apple TV+ took home the best comedy series.
  • The White Lotus, also from HBO won best limited series.
  • Lee Jung-jae from the popular series Squid Game, won Lead actor in a drama series.
  • Jesse Armstrong nabbed the writing for a drama series award for Succession. 
  • MJ Delaney, of Ted Lasso, won her first Emmy for directing for a comedy series.
  • Legendary actress Jean Smart won her second Emmy for lead actress in a comedy series for her role in Hacks. 
  • Zendaya became the youngest actress to win two Emmys, nabbing lead actress in a drama series for Euphoria.
  • In one of the night’s suprises, Hwang Dong-hyuk won directing for a drama series for Squid Game.
  • Quinta Brunson won her first Emmy in writing for a comedy series for newcomer Abbott Elementary.
  • Jason Sudeikis nabbed his second Emmy in a row for lead actor in a comedy series for his role in Ted Lasso. 
  • Jerrod Carmichael, won writing for a variety special for Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel.
  • Mike White won best writing and best directing for a limited or anthology series for While Lotus. 
  • Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls won the award for best competition program.
  • Amanda Seyfried took home the gold for lead actress in a limited series or movie for her role in The Dropout.
  • Veteran actress Jennifer Coolidge won her first Emmy for supporting actress in a limited series or movie for her role in The White Lotus.
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver won the variety talk series award once again, for the third year in a row. 
  • Saturday Night Live took home the best variety sketch series award, surprising no one. 
  • Brett Goldstein won his second Emmy in a row for supporting actor in a comedy series for his role as Roy Kent in Ted Lasso.
  • Veteran Sheryl Lee Ralph also won the first Emmy of her career for best supporting actress in a comedy series for Abbott Elementary.
  • Julia Garner won another Emmy for supporting actress in a drama series for Ozark.
  • Matthew Macfadyen won his first Emmy for sest supporting actor in a drama series for his role in HBO’s Succession.
  • Murray Bartlett also went home with his first Emmy for supporting actor in a limited series or movie thanks to The White Lotus. 
  • Finally, legendary actor Michael Keaton took home his first acting Emmy for lead actor in a limited series or movie for Dopesick.

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About the author  /  Aline Barbosa

Aline Barbosa is an editor, writer and learning-enthusiast. Passionate about music, books and human behavior. Curious about the unknown. Believer that learning is a life-long process.

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