Emmy Awards 2022
The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards took place on September 12 evening. Keenan Thompson of “Saturday Night Live” fame hosted the show broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. HBO’s “Succession” won the Emmy for best drama series again as last year. Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” won the Emmy for best comedy series. “Ted Lasso” is also a two-time winner in this category.
“The White Lotus” and “Squid Game” also proved to be Emmy favorites, winning several statuettes.
Quinta Brunson won the Emmy for writing in a comedy series for her breakout hit ABC comedy show, “Abbott Elementary.” Brunson, who also stars in the series as teacher Janine Teagues, is the first Black woman to earn three nominations in the comedy categories in the same year.
Sheryl Lee Ralph, who plays Barbara Howard in “Abbott Elementary,” won outstanding supporting actress.