Emmy Awards 2022 Winner's List - Did Zendaya steal the show

Yes, the 74th Emmy Awards have happened. With the OTD platforms full in view, the Emmy Awards 2022 had the greatest productions in multimedia last year compete against each other – and in the end, the wishes of almost every web series and TV series buff were answered.

Zendaya did just as well as fans would have wanted, with a lead actress award once again after 2020 on the Emmy Stage.

Emmy Awards 2022 Winner's List - Did Zendaya steal the show?
Image Courtesy: Euphoria, HBO

Lovers of The White Lotus will rejoice in great amounts as this particular TV series won the most number of awards – 10, including the best acting, writing, and directing awards.

Lee Jung Jae for the first time for a non-English TV series won the best acting and directing award, with Squid Game being presented with 6 Emmys in total.


Drama series that made it

Is your favorite web series a part of all the nominations for best dramas made worldwide last year?

Succession, by HBO, won this title.

The nominations also included

  • Better Call Saul
  • Euphoria
  • Squid Game
  • Stranger Things
  • Yellow Jackets
  • Ozark
  • Severance Apple

The comedy that made it

A number of great comedy TV and web series came out in the last year. Indeed us comedy fans had some great times.

Ted Lasso by Apple TV Plus won this category.

The nominations for this category included

  • Hacks
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Abbott Elementary
  • Only Murders in the Building
  • What We Do in the Shadows
  • Curb your Enthusiasm
  • Barry

Best lead actor in a drama – Emmy Awards

With Lee Jung Jae having won the Emmy Awards 2022 lead actor category there is very little left to wish for.

Emmy Awards 2022 Winner's List - Did Zendaya steal the show?
Image Courtesy: Squid Game, Netflix

However many great actors made it to the list these years with their unsurmountable performances.

  • Jason Bateman
  • Jeremy Strong
  • Bob Odenkirk
  • Adam Scott
  • Bryan Cox

Best lead actor in a comedy – Emmy Awards

Jason Sudeikis won the lead actor category for Ted Lasso, another major wind for the series!

Other nominations for this category included

  • Steve Martin
  • Martin Short
  • Bill Hader
  • Nicholas Hoult
  • Donald Glover

Best lead actress in a comedy – Emmy Awards

As many people might have already guessed, the Emmy Awards 2022 went to Jean Smart from Hacks.

We all had different expectations when it came to this category. The household names included in this list were

  • Elle Fanning
  • Issa Rae
  • Rachel Brosnahan
  • Kaley Cuoco
  • Quinta Brunson

Best lead actress in a drama – Emmy Awards

Another win for our favorite Zendaya game with the best lead actress category award at the Emmy Awards.

However, in an equally competitive category, the other potential winners included

  • Laura Linney
  • Reese Witherspoon
  • Sandra Oh
  • Jodie Comer
  • Melanie Lynskey


Best directing for a comedy series

Ted Lasso won another major award this Emmy Awards 2022 the best directing which went to the famous MJ Delaney.

There were many notable names in this nomination list, with established talents like

  • Hiro Murai
  • Bill Hader
  • Lucia Aniello
  • Mary Lou Bellu
  • Cherien Dabis
  • Jamie Babbit

Best directing for a drama series

Squid Game for the win again! This masterpiece in the Korean language managed to win quite some awards this year with a big one for Hwarang Dong-hyuk.

Every director on this list deserved an award on their own, with a nomination list with names like

  • Jason Bateman
  • Ben Stiller
  • Mark Mylod
  • Cathy Yan
  • Lorene Scafaria
  • Karyn Kusama

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