Emmy nominations 2023: Succession leads the pack with 27 nominations, The Last of Us in second place

Emmy nominations 2023: Succession leads the pack with 27 nominations, The Last of Us in second place

The 2023 Emmy nominations were announced last night by Community star Yvette Nicole Brown, with HBO’s hit drama Succession Season 4 receiving 27 nominations, including Best Actor/Actress nominations for Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong , Kieran Culkin and Sarah Snook, in the drama. category. Close behind was The Last of Us, with an impressive 24 nominations, making it the first live-action video game adaptation to be recognized by the Television Academy, including one for Outstanding Drama Series. Of course, both leads Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey earned their Best Actor/Actress nominations, with co-creator Craig Mazin securing a best directing spot. That goes into Episode 3 of the show, ‘Long, Long Time,’ written by Peter Hoar, who has improved upon the source material by creating a wholesome queer romance story. The episode’s lead actors Nick Offerman and Murray Bartlett also received nominations in the Best Guest Actor category.

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In third place – by a small margin – is the second season of The White Lotus, which received 23 nominations, securing spots in Best Dramatic Series, Writing and Directing and Supporting Roles. It makes sense that no cast members are listed among the best actors/actresses, as they shared an equal amount of screen time. It’s nice to see HBO dominating the Emmy Awards once again with its lineup of quality shows, though it was a little odd to see House of the Dragon only receive one nomination – for Outstanding Drama Series.

Despite being one of the biggest shows of last year — ironically, based on succession within the Targaryen family – none of the actors were recognized. Not even Paddy Considine, who played King Viserys in the series, making impossible decisions to find an heir to the Iron Throne in a limited time, due to his illness that ended up leading to his death. The Game of Thrones prequel spinoff didn’t even receive any directing or screenplay nominations.

Three shows from the galaxy far, far away also made the Emmy shortlist. walker received three nominations, including best drama and best direction, with Beau Willimon claiming one for best screenplay. The Mandalorian and the forgettable obi wan kenobi secured a bunch of technical achievements like costumes, cinematography, and stunts. The latter was also nominated in the best limited series category.

The 75th annual Emmys are scheduled to be broadcast live from the Peacock Theater on Tuesday, September 19th at 5:30am IST on Lionsgate Play. In the United States, the awards are scheduled for Monday, September 18 at 5:00 pm Pacific Time, although a presenter has not yet been announced. There’s still a chance the event could be postponed due to the writers’ strike in Hollywood. Not to mention, SAG-AFTRA’s ongoing contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have created the possibility of an actors strike in the coming weeks.

With that, here is a list of the 2023 Emmy nominations in some of the major categories:

2023 Emmy Nominations

Best Drama Series

Better call Saul
The crown
dragon house
The last of us
The White Lotus
yellow jackets

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Bella Ramsey, The Last of Us
Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale
Keri Russell, The Diplomat
Melanie Lynskey, Yellow Jackets
Sarah SnookSuccession
Sharon Horgan, Bad Sisters

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Brian Cox, Succession Jeff Bridges, The Old Man
Jeremy StrongSuccession
Kieran Culkin, Succession
Pedro Pascal, The Last of Us

Best Direction for a Drama Series

Andriy Parekh. Succession
Benjamin Caron, walker
Darbhla Walsh, Bad Sisters
Lorene Scafaria, Succession
Mark Mylod, Succession
Mike White, The White Lotus
Peter Hoar, The Last of Us

Best Writing for a Drama Series

Beau Willimon, walker
Craig Mazin, The Last of Us
Gordon Smith, Better Call Saul
Jesse ArmstrongSuccession
Mike White, The White Lotus
Peter Gould, Better Call Saul
Sharon Horgan, Dave Finkel, Brett Baer, ​​Bad Sisters

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Aubrey Plaza, The White Lotus
Elizabeth Debicki, The Crown
J. Smith-Cameron, Succession
Jennifer Coolidge, The White Lotus
Meghann Fahy, The White Lotus
Rhea Seehorn, Better Call Saul
Sabrina Impacciatore, The White Lotus
Simona Tabasco, The White Lotus

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Alan Ruck, Succession
Alexander Skarsgård, Succession
F. Murray Abraham, The White Lotus
Matthew Macfadyen, Succession
Michael Imperioli, The White Lotus
Nicholas Braun, Succession
Theo James, The White Lotus
Will Sharpe, The White Lotus

Best Comedy Series

Abbott Elementary
The bear
Duty of the Jury
The Wonderful Mrs. Maisel
Only murders in the building
Ted Bow

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Christina Applegate, dead to me
Jenna Ortega, Wednesday
Natasha Lyonne, Poker Face
Quinta Brunson, Abbott Elementary
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Bill Hader, barry
Jason Segel, Shrinking
Jason Sudeikis, Ted Bow
Jeremy Allen White, The bear
Martin Short, Only Murders in the Building

Best Direction for a Comedy Series

Amy Sherman-Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Bill Hader, barry
Christopher Storer, The Bear
Declan Lowney, Ted Bow
Mary Lou Belli, The Ms. Pat Show
Tim Burton, Wednesday

Best Writing for a Comedy Series

Bill Hader, barry
Brendan Hunt, Joe Kelly, Jason Sudeikis, Ted Bow
Chris KellySarah SchneiderThe Other Two
Christopher Storer, The Bear
John Hoffman, Matteo Borghese, Rob Turbovsky, Only Murders in the Building
Mekki Leeper, Duty of the Jury

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Ayo Edebiri, The bear
Hannah Waddingham, Ted Bow
Janelle James, Abbott Elementary
Jessica Williams, Shrinking
Temple of Juno, Ted Bow
Sheryl Lee Ralph, Abbott Elementary

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Antonio Carrigan, barry
Brett Goldstein, Ted Bow
Ebon Moss-Bachrach, The bear
Henry Winkler, barry
James Marsden, Duty of the Jury
Phil Dunster, Ted Bow
TylerJamesWilliams, Abbott Elementary

Best Limited Series or Anthology

Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Daisy Jones and the Six
Fleishman is in trouble
obi wan kenobi

Best Actress in a Limited Series, Movie or Anthology

Ali Wong, Meat
Dominique Fishback, Swarm
Jessica Chastain, George & Tammy
Kathryn Hahn, Little Pretty Things
Lizzy Caplan, Fleishman is in trouble
Riley Keough, Daisy Jones and the Six

Best Actor in a Limited Series, Movie or Anthology

Daniel Radcliffe, Outsider: The Al Yankovic Story
Evan Peters, Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Kumail Nanjiani, Welcome to Chippendales
Michael Shannon, George & Tammy
Steven Yeun, Carne
Taron Egerton, Blackbird

Best Directing for a Limited Series, Film or Anthology

Carl Franklin, Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Dan Trachtenberg, Presa
Jake SchreierCarne
Lee Sung JinCarne
Paris Barclay, Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton, Fleishman is in trouble

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Anthology

Al Yankovic, Eric Appel, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Janine NabersDonald GloverSwarm
Joel Kim Booster, Fire Island
Lee Sung JinCarne
Patrick Aison, Dan Trachtenberg, Presa
Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Fleishman is in trouble

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Anthology or Movie

Annaleigh Ashford, Welcome to Chippendales
Camilla Morrone, Daisy Jones & The Six
Claire Danes, Fleishman is in trouble
Juliette Lewis, Welcome to Chippendales
Maria Bello, Carne
Merritt Wever, Little Pretty Things
Niecy Nash-Betts, Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Anthology or Movie

Jesse Plemons, Love and Death
Joseph Lee, Carne
Murray Bartlett, Welcome To Chippendales Paul Walter Hauser, Black Bird
Ray Liotta, Blackbird
Richard Jenkins, Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Young Mazino, Beef

Best Film for Television

Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas
Fire Island
hocus pocus 2
Stranger: The Al Yankovic Story

Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Anna Torv, The Last of Us
Cherry Jones, Succession
Harriet Walter, Succession
Hiam Abbass, Succession
Melanie Lynskey, The Last of Us
Storm Reid, The Last of Us

Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Arian Moayed, Succession
James Cromwell, Succession
Keivonn Montreal Woodard, The Last of Us
Lamar Johnson, The Last of Us
Murray Bartlett, The Last of Us
Nick Offerman, The Last of Us

Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Becky Ann Baker, Ted Bow
Harriet Walter, Ted Bow
Judith Light, poker face
Quinta Brunson, Saturday Night Live
Sara Niles, Ted Bow
Taraji P. Henson, Abbott Elementary

Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Jon Bernthal, The Bear
Luke Kirby, The Wonderful Mrs. Maisel
Nathan Lane, Only Murders in the Building
Oliver Platt, The Bear
Pedro Pascal, Saturday Night Live
Sam Richardson, Ted Lasso

Best Variety Special (Live)

The Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show with Rihanna
Chris Rock: Selective Indignation
Elton John Live: Farewell from Dodger Stadium
the oscar
75th Annual Tony Awards

Best Variety Special (Prerecorded)

Carol Burnett: 90 years of laughter + love
John MulaneyBaby J
Lizzo: Live concert
Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music and Laughter
Trevor Noah: I wish you would
Wanda Sykes: I am an artist

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