2022 Emmys Drama Sequence Predictions
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UPDATED: July 14, 2022
2022 EMMYS PREDICTIONS:
OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
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“Euphoria” is the second most nominated drama collection with 16, the HBO present noticed a major improve from its single-digit tally for the primary season. With Zendaya trying just like the front-runner in lead actress drama, the present dominated the social media and “watercooler” conversations when it aired, which may result in a number of shock wins, together with different performing potentialities reminiscent of Sydney Sweeney, Martha Kelly and Colman Domingo. Nevertheless, if there’s an HBO present to prime the class, that appears to be “Succession.”
Talking of “Succession,” domination is an understatement when referring to the HBO drama winner of 2020. With 25 mentions, it’s essentially the most nominated collection of the yr throughout all classes, together with three directing and 14 performing noms, a document for any collection in Emmy historical past. With Critics Alternative and SAG wins below its belt, it’s the front-runner and might be unstoppable (until others are in search of an alternate).
Making historical past as the primary non-English language collection ever to be nominated, Netflix’s bloody spectacle “Squid Recreation” maxed out in all its doable nominations, capping at 14 for its kickoff season. The streamer is the reigning champ on this race, after sweeping in 2021 with “The Crown.” They appear to increase that history-making presence with essentially the most watched program in Netflix historical past.
Wrapping its fourth season and the second most watched collection within the historical past of Netflix, “Stranger Issues” landed a good 13 nominations, the second most since its Emmy debut. Whereas it’s more likely to choose up loads of the Inventive Arts classes reminiscent of music supervision and visible results, with no writing, directing or performing noms, it could show too troublesome to nab the massive one.
Showtime’s first drama nominee since “Homeland” in 2016, the primary season of the thriller collection “Yellowjackets” picked up seven noms together with directing and two integral writing nominations. With actress Melanie Lynskey rising as a darkish horse to win lead drama actress, main wins are inclined to spill into different classes, together with drama collection. Nevertheless, it’s the least nominated drama contender within the combine, and will not have the gasoline to get it off the “Emmy Island.”
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Fourteen nominations for the inaugural season of “Severance,” the Apple TV+ dystopian drama had a good exhibiting with names within the performing, directing and writing classes. As the primary drama nominee for the streamer, and after a vibrant presence at San Diego Comedian-Con, it may handle to duplicate the success of “The Handmaid’s Story” in 2017 and win the massive prize. Part two campaigning will likely be key.
The ultimate season of “Ozark” nabbed a good 13 nominations, including to its general tally of 45 in its entirety. The crime drama ended had a satisfying conclusion, and with a lot of its actors contending to win their respective classes – Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Julia Garner and Tom Pelphrey – it might be an performing department favourite for the Netflix collection.
AMC’s “Breaking Unhealthy” prequel has obtained an Emmy nom for every of its seasons. With the second half of the ultimate season airing throughout voting, TV Academy members might really feel inclined to test it off, together with its actors Bob Odenkirk and Rhea Seehorn, who’re each within the combine. Nevertheless, seven nominations in whole could also be too few to clear a number of the louder contenders within the combine, with practically 4 instances as many noms.
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The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards will happen on Monday, Sept. 12, and air on NBC.
2021 class winner: “The Crown” (Netflix)
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AWARDS CATEGORY HISTORY (Greatest Drama Sequence)
The Primetime Emmy Awards, higher recognized merely because the Emmys, is tv’s most prestigious creative award.
For wins: HBO’s “Recreation of Thrones” holds the document for many wins for a collection in a single yr with 12 (in 2015, 2016 and 2019), most collective wins for a drama collection with 59 (throughout eight seasons), most wins for a single episode with six (for “Battle of the Bastards” in 2016) and most wins for a collection and drama collection in its remaining season with 12 (in 2019). “Recreation of Thrones” can also be tied for many wins for excellent drama collection with 4 – together with “Hill Avenue Blues,” “L.A. Regulation,” “Mad Males” and “The West Wing.” “Hill Avenue Blues,” “Mad Males” and “The West Wing” received their 4 awards consecutively. “The West Wing” additionally holds the document for many wins in its first season with 9, whereas it shares the document for many wins for performing throughout a complete drama collection at 9, together with “Breaking Unhealthy” and “The Sopranos.” Netflix’s “The Crown” is the one collection to comb all the main classes in 2020, successful all 4 performing races, writing and directing.
4 exhibits have received this class 3 times: “The Defenders,” “Dragnet,” “Playhouse 90,” which all received consecutively, and “Upstairs, Downstairs.”
For nominations: “Recreation of Thrones” holds the document for many nominations general for a complete drama collection with 161. It additionally has essentially the most nominations for a drama collection in a single yr and its remaining season with 32 (2019). AMC’s “Mad Males” holds the document for essentially the most nominations with no win in a single yr, going zero for 17 (in 2012). “NYPD Blue” holds the document for many nominations in its first season at 27 (in 1994), whereas “Regulation & Order” has the document for many nominations ever for a complete drama collection at 11.
For networks, NBC has essentially the most wins on this class with 21, with CBS following with 18. Hulu and Netflix are the one streaming companies to win this class, with “The Handmaid’s Story” in 2017 and “The Crown” in 2020.
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- The 74th Emmy Awards will happen on Monday, Sept. 12, and air on NBC.