Emmy Award 2022, ‘Squid Game’ Best Director. Lizzo and Zendaya win

The battle between Successionthe saga about the family of media tycoon Logan Roy with its 25 nominations, and the Korean Squid Game, the first non-English language series to be nominated for Best Drama Series has begun. Who will get it? Meanwhile, the South Korean director Hwang Dong-hyuk won the Emmy for Best Director in a Drama Series: “Thanks to the Academy for this honor. Since we received 14 nominations they keep telling me that I made history but I certainly didn’t do it alone: ​​you opened the door to Squid Game and you took us to this stage. I hope it is not the last non-English series to be presented here on this stage and I hope it is not my last Emmy. We will be back with the second season, “she promised.

Emmy 2022, the nominations: boom of ‘Succession’. But it is ‘Squid Game’ that changes history

by Chiara Ugolini

The ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where they are delivered to him tonight Emmy Awardthe awards of American TV that in recent years have increasingly become the standard of success of series internationally, is conducted by the comedian of Saturday Night Live Kenan Thompson. With the boom of platforms and the pandemic lockdown, seriality has grabbed a fundamental role in the media and entertainment industry and the Emmy award ceremony is now as expected as that of the Oscars.

Emmy Award 2022, from Zendaya to Lizzo. The stars on the red carpet, the look reports

by Chiara Ugolini


We return to enjoy the Emmy Awards, the awards of American TV that in recent years have increasingly become the standard of success for international series, in full. After the totally virtual edition of 2020 and the intimate version in the presence of the candidates, vaccinated and buffered, the red carpet returns to the protagonist.



The ceremony starts with a musical number on the most famous TV series themes from Friends to Stranger Things passing through Game of thrones with the same conductor in a blonde wig. The word then passes “to the queen of all thrones” standing ovation for Oprah Winfrey who said from the stage: “As you can see tonight there is a party, a celebration of the most successful broadcast medium in the world: television. The Emmy is the most desired award on the planet.”

Murray Bartlett for White Lotus

Murray Bartlett for White Lotus (afp)

The miniseries

The first Emmys are for miniseries actors: Michael Keaton which wins the award for best leading actor for Dopesick – declaration of dependence, while the best supporting actor is Murray Bartlett for The White Lotus. The dramatic miniseries on the opiate crisis is awarded two days after the Golden Lion of Venice in All the beauty and bloodshed by Laura Poitras, the only documentary in competition, on the battle of American photographer Nan Goldin against the Sackler family. The Emmy for Best Director is gone Mike White for The White Lotus. Which also won for best screenplay.



Best Supporting Actress is Jennifer Coolidge for The White Lotuswhile the best leading actress is Amanda Seyfried for The dropout: “It was hard but it was the best moment of my life”.



Best Actor in a Drama Series

First Emmy for the phenomenon SuccessionBest Supporting Actor in a Drama Series went to Matthew Macfadyen who plays Tom Wambsgan, husband of Shiv, protagonist of the final twist of the third season.



Best Actress in a Drama Series

Julia Garner makes the hat-trick (three in a row) and wins, once again, for Best Supporting Actress in Ozark. At 28, three Emmys is an extraordinary achievement but the work of the young actress in the series with Laura Linney and Jason Bateman is to be applauded.



Comedies: Ted Lasso again

The actress Sheryl Lee Ralph protagonist of Abbot Elementary she won for best comic actress and from the stage she sang a powerful gospel of Endangered Species by Dianne Reeves: “I am an endangered species / But I sing no victim’s song / I am a woman I am an artist / And I know where my voice belongs” thrilling the whole audience and arousing a standing ovation. “To anyone who has ever had a dream and to all those who thought that that dream would never come true I am here to tell you that if you believe in it and work in it you can do it never give up because if you have Quinta Brunson and a family and friends like the mine in your corner you can do it “. TO Brett Goldsteinsoccer star on the decline of Ted Lassowent the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor, while Jason Sudeikis earned his second Emmy in a row for his hopelessly optimistic coach Ted Lasso who landed in England from the United States.



Lizzo wins Emmy for her Big girls show

In her gorgeous red tulle dress Lizzo took the stage to pick up the Emmy for her reality show Watch Out for the Big Grrrls. “Finally a big girl has arrived on stage – she said moved and very excited – this trophy is beautiful, but the emotion I feel is for the people who shared their story with me. When I was little I wanted to see on television a person as fat as me, black like me, beautiful like me and if I could go back to the little Lizzo I would say ‘You won’t see her so you have to go’ “.

Elle Fanning nominated for'The Great'

Elle Fanning nominated for ‘The Great’ (reuters)

All nominations

Dramatic series

Better Call Saul




Squid Game

Stranger Things



Comedy series

Abbott Elementary


Curb Your Enthusiasm


The wonderful Mrs. Maisel

Only Murders in the Building

Ted Lasso

What We Do in the Shadows



The Dropout

Inventing Anna

Pam and Tommy

The White Lotus

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)

Leading 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)

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)

Leading 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)

Lead actor in a miniseries

Colin Firth (The Staircase)

Andrew Garfield (Under the Banner of Heaven “)

Oscar Isaac (Scenes From a Marriage)

Michael Keaton (Dopesick)

Himesh Patel (Station Eleven)

Sebastian Stan (Pam and Tommy)

Leading actress in a miniseries

Toni Collette (The Staircase)

Julia Garner (Inventing Anna)

Lily James (Pam and Tommy)

Sarah Paulson (Impeachment: American Crime Story)

Margaret Qualley (Maid)

Amanda Seyfried (The dropout)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Patricia Arquette (Severance)

Julia Garner (Ozark)

Jung Ho-yeon (Squid Game)

Christina Ricci (Yellowjackets)

Rhea Seehorn (Better Call Saul)

J. Smith-Cameron (Succession)

Sarah Snook (Succession)

Sydney Sweeney (Euphoria)

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Nicholas Braun (Succession)

Billy Crudup (The Morning Show)

Kieran Culkin (Succession)

Park Hae-soo (Squid Game)

Matthew Macfadyen (Succession)

John Turturro (Severance)

Christopher Walken (Severance)

Oh Yeong-su (Squid Game)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)

Hannah Einbinder (Hacks)

Janelle James (Abbott Elementary)

Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)

Sarah Niles (Ted Lasso)

Sheryl Lee Ralph (Abbott Elementary)

Juno Temple (Ted Lasso)

Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Carrigan (Barry)

Brett Goldstein (Ted Lasso)

Toheeb Jimoh (Ted Lasso)

Nick Mohammed (Ted Lasso)

Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)

Tyler James Williams (Abbott Elementary)

Henry Winkler (Barry)

Bowen Yang (Saturday Night Live)

Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Connie Britton (The White Lotus)

Jennifer Coolidge (The White Lotus)

Alexandra Daddario (The White Lotus)

Kaitlyn Dever (Dopesick)

Natasha Rothwell (The White Lotus)

Sydney Sweeney (The White Lotus)

Mare Winningham (Dopesick)

Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Murray Bartlett (The White Lotus)

Jake Lacy (The White Lotus)

Will Poulter (Dopesick)

Seth Rogen (Pam & Tommy)

Peter Sarsgaard (Dopesick)

Michael Stuhlbarg (Dopesick)

Steve Zahn (The White Lotus)

Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Hope Davis (Succession)

Marcia Gay Harden (The Morning Show)

Martha Kelly (Euphoria)

Sanaa Lathan (Succession)

Harriet Walter (Succession)

Lee You-mi (Squid Game)

Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Adrien Brody (Succession)

James Cromwell (Succession)

Colman Domingo (Euphoria)

Arian Moayed (Succession)

Tom Pelphrey (Ozark)

Alexander Skarsgård (Succession)

Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Jane Adams (Hacks)

Harriet Sansom Harris (Hacks)

Jane Lynch (Only Murders in the Building)

Laurie Metcalf (Hacks)

Kaitlin Olson (Hacks)

Harriet Walter (Ted Lasso)

Direction for a miniseries

Dopesick • The People vs. Purdue Pharma by Danny Strong

The Dropout by Michael Showalter

The Dropout by Francesca Gregorini

MAID by John Wells

Station Eleven by Hiro Murai

The White Lotus by Mike White

Comedy script

Abbott Elementary by Quinta Brunson

Barry by Duffy Boudreau

Barry by Alec Berg, Bill Hader

Hacks by Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, Jen Statsky

Only Murders In The Building by Steve Martin, John Hoffman

Ted Lasso by Jane Becker

What We Do In The Shadows by Sarah Naftalis

What We Do In The Shadows by Stefani Robinson

Best Director in a Drama Series

Ozark by Jason Bateman

Severance by Ben Stiller

Squid Game by Hwang Dong-hyuk

Succession by Mark Mylod

Succession by Cathy Yan

Succession of Lorene Scafaria

Yellowjackets by Karyn Kusama

Emmy Award 2022, ‘Squid Game’ Best Director. Lizzo and Zendaya win