Among the big winners! You gave seen the speech by Sheryl Lee Ralph, who brought down the house with her acceptance speech for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance as a kindergarten teacher in the freshman comedy Abbott Elementary. The social satire The White Lotus leads the night with five wins, including Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series. Succession and Ted Lasso score their second Emmys as Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Comedy Series, respectively, in a show spotlighting first-time winners and familiar returnees. The Television Academy celebrated the 74th Emmy® Awards, this month recognizing excellence in television programming and individual achievement for the 2021-2022 television season.
A complete list of this year’s Emmy Award winners, as compiled by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.
The 74th Emmy Awards was broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles on the NBC Television Network, hosted by Kenan Thompson and produced by Done+Dusted and Hudlin Entertainment. The telecast featured awards in 25 Emmy categories, plus the Governors Award, presented by top talent from some of television’s most acclaimed programs. Presenters and surprise guests included Amy Poehler, Angela Bassett, Anthony Anderson, Ariana DeBose, Ayo Edebiri, B.J. Novak, Bowen Yang, Chandra Wilson, Chris O’Donnell, Christopher Meloni, Diego Luna, Freddie Highmore, Gael García Bernal, Hannah Einbinder, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Jake Lacy, Jean Smart, Jeremy Allen White, Jimmy Kimmel, Juliette Lewis, Jung Ho-yeon, Kelly Clarkson, Kerry Washington, Kumail Nanjiani, Lee Jung-jae, Lizzo, Mariska Hargitay, Markella Kavenagh, Martin Short, Mindy Kaling, Molly Shannon, Natalie Zea, Paul Walter Hauser, Pete Davidson, Regina Hall, Rosario Dawson, RuPaul Charles, Sarah Paulson, Selena Gomez, Selma Blair, Seth Meyers, Shemar Moore, Shonda Rhimes, Sofía Vergara, Steve Martin, Taron Egerton, Vanessa Bayer and Will Arnett.
EGOT winner John Legend performed “Pieces” off his new album LEGEND for the “in memoriam” segment of the show. Also, GRAMMY Award-winning artist Zedd DJ’d for the evening; and comedian Sam Jay acted as the announcer.
Additionally, Emmys were awarded in 93 other categories at the Creative Arts
Emmy Awards during two ceremonies on the weekend of Saturday, Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4. An edited presentation of the Creative Arts ceremonies can be seen streaming on Hulu Sept. 11-27.