Obi-Wan Kenobic And strange things After their one-on-one competition in the streaming wars of 2022 ended in a virtual tie. But when it comes to the Emmys, there’s one clear winner — and it’s not Luke Skywalker’s future savior. Obi-Wan Kenobic Hawkins was completely out of this year’s Emmy nominations, while Hawkins Hellfire Club scored 13 points for the first half of its super-sized fourth season.
Another Netflix streaming hit making major awards waves: South Korean sensation, squid game, Received 14 nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series – the first non-English language series to receive that honor. but for love squid game Most expected… in contrast to these fights and surprises.
Who and what was cheated?
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Marvel’s Big 2022 Disney+ Show, Moon Knightfail to break through wandavision Last year. While it garnered eight nominations in the technical categories, Oscar Isaacs and Ethan Hawke stars were kicked out of the acting race.
Speaking of cheated actors, none of the 13 said strange things There were for the show’s cast including fan favorites like Sadie Sink and Joseph Quinn. The good news is that Vol. 2 — which has major memorable moments for both of them — are eligible for next year’s awards, so both of those actors have one more shot at running up that hill for Emmy glory.
Selena Gomez was unforgivably overlooked in her nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Hulu, despite sharing the above-title billing of an executive producer position with Steve Martin and Martin Short. only murders in the building, We’re just starting a podcast about this crime.
black-ish Was a perennial Emmy favorite for the most part of her eight years. But the final season, which ended in April, was left out in the cold, along with nominated stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross. Season 8 only garnered two awards for hairstyling and costuming, respectively.
love of emmy voters squid game Another acclaimed South Korean-language series came at the expense of: pachinko on Apple TV+. Vishal Drama received only one nomination for Outstanding Main Title Design.
where is the love bridgerton, Season 2 of Netflix’s blockbuster period romance failed to captivate voters, only receiving approval for three, including one for Julie Andrews’ voiceover performance.
Seth Meyers is still the only NBC late-night personality to represent the network in the Outstanding Variety Talk Series category. tonight show Host Jimmy Fallon and Buzzy Peacock breakout star Amber Ruffin remain a no-show.
Julia Roberts and Sean Penn’s Combined Star Wattage Wasn’t Enough to Power Starz gaslit To the circle of Emmy winners. The series achieved only four technical clearances.
Elizabeth Moss may be a contender for Outstanding Actress in a Hulu drama regular story of maidBut his Apple TV+ series, shining girlsFailed to register with voters receiving zero enrollment.
don’t cry for this is us Emmy Voters – The NBC tearjerker missed out on major approval for its final season.
Who else surprised us?
Abbott Primary There was a Grade-A freshman season, and voters responded accordingly. The acclaimed ABC comedy garnered seven nominations, including Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actress for Star and Producer, Quinta Brunson, who is also the first black woman to receive three comedies.
From A to Y: Showtime’s Hit Thriller yellow Jacket Audiences were buzzing and that buzz translated into seven nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actress for Hollywood’s Secret Weapon Melanie Lynskey.
Lizzo moved a step closer to EGOT status with six nominations for her Prime Video reality series, Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls.
It only took seven years, but voters finally remembered they’d better nominate Rhea Seehorn better call Saul, The actress received her first Outstanding Supporting Actress nomination for the earliest breaking bad prequel
File this under “Unpleasant Surprise”: Dave Chappelle’s Netflix Comedy Special near Received two Emmy nominations despite the intense backlash for its transphobic content.
Emmy Voters Really, Really, really enjoyed my stay in white Lotus, Mike White’s addictive HBO drama hooks up with 20 nominations ted lasso back to second place successionK 25 nodes.
Other pointers to know
Dearly late Marvel superhero Chadwick Boseman received a posthumous nomination for voicing his alter ego, Black Panther, for the last time in the Disney+ animated series, what if…?
Other posthumous nominations went to Norm MacDonald for his final stand-up special, nothing specialAnd arrested Development Jessica Walter to Star for Her Role in FX’s Animated Favorite Sagittarius,
Former President Barack Obama has been nominated for Outstanding Narrator for the Netflix series, our great national park, Her competitors for the Emmy include David Attenborough, W Kamau Bell, Lupita Nyong’o and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
excitement Star Zendaya is not only the youngest cast member to win an Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy for the first season of the HBO hit. She is now the youngest nominee to star twice, and the show’s second season as the youngest producer nominee to receive an Outstanding Drama Series approval.
Selena Gomez may have been overlooked in the acting categories, but she is only the second Latina to receive a producer’s nod to be nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series, only murders in the building, Salma Hayek became the first woman to break that particular barrier in 2007 ugly Betty,
The 2022 Emmy Awards airs Monday, September 12 on NBC.