The 2022 Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Are Here

And just like that … it's the beginning of awards season.

Emmy Awards stage
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It's that time of year again. After awards shows made their triumphant returns to being in-person and everyone did their best to soak in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood again, it's time to do it all over again. Every year, the Emmy Awards mark the beginning of awards season and now, we've all found out which TV shows and movies are up for an award this year at the 2022 ceremony.

Before the 74th Emmy Awards take place on September 12, we'll all get to guess which one of the nominees announced today will go home with the trophy. Variety and The Hollywood Reporter have been picking their favorites all summer long, which include Ted Lasso, Succession, and Dopesick, but both publications reminded audiences that there are some dark horses in the running, too, including Pen15, The Other Two, As We See It, Winning Time, and Pam & Tommy. Plus, when viewers consider that there's more than just prestige TV involved, everyone can shed a tear over Mandy Moore in the final season of This Is Us and laugh with the entire cast of Abbott Elementary.

Here are this year's nominations. The big show arrives on Monday, September 12, on NBC.

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Outstanding Competition Program

The Amazing Race
Lizzo's Watch Out for the Big Girls
Nailed It!
Rupaul's Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

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

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

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

Outstanding Comedy Series

Abbott Elementary
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Only Murders in the Building
Ted Lasso
What We Do in the Shadows

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

Colin Firth - The Staircase
Andrew Garfield - Under the Banner of Heaven
Oscar Isaac - Scenes from a Marriage
Micael Keaton - Dopesick
Himesh Patel - Station Eleven
Sebastian Stan - Pam & Tommy

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

Toni Collette - The Staircase
Julia Garner - Inventing Anna
Lily James - Pam & Tommy
Sarah Paulson - Impeachment: American Crime Story
Margaret Qualley - Maid
Amanda Seyfried - The Dropout

Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series

The Dropout
Inventing Anna
Pam & Tommy
The White Lotus

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

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

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

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

Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul
Squid Game
Stranger Things