The winners of the 74th Emmy Awards will likely be unveiled on Monday evening in downtown Los Angeles. Viewers can watch the ceremony on NBC or the streaming service Peacock, starting at 8 p.m. Jap time.
Kenan Thompson, the “Saturday Evening Dwell” veteran, will assume internet hosting duties this 12 months, and can do his half to assist enhance Emmy scores for a second consecutive 12 months. Final 12 months’s ceremony drew 7.4 million viewers, reversing a pattern of file low viewership totals.
The ceremony ought to look, roughly, typical: For the primary time since 2019, it would return to its conventional dwelling on the Microsoft Theater. (The 2020 ceremony was largely digital, whereas final 12 months’s occasion came about inside a tent.)
Some components of final 12 months’s ceremony will stay. Producers of the present advised The Hollywood Reporter that they’d be bringing again the Golden Globes-style dinner tables in lieu of getting nominees located in theater-style seating.
For this 12 months’s race, HBO’s “Succession” is the favourite for finest drama, with competitors from Netflix’s “Squid Recreation” and the Apple TV+ rookie collection, “Severance.” “Ted Lasso” is seeking to repeat in finest comedy with ABC’s “Abbott Elementary” and Hulu’s “Solely Murders within the Constructing” hoping to drag off an upset. And HBO’s “The White Lotus” is the favourite in one of the best restricted collection class, with Hulu’s “Dopesick” and “The Dropout” within the combine as nicely.
This can be probably the most aggressive 12 months on the Emmys so far. Submissions for the drama, comedy and restricted classes had been all up considerably.
Even with the entire robust contenders, the highest two most-decorated networks will nearly definitely be, as traditional, HBO and Netflix. After dozens of technical awards had been handed out final weekend on the Artistic Arts Emmys, HBO and its streaming app, HBO Max, have collected 26 Emmys to date, main all networks. Netflix is in second place with 23 Emmys.
Exhibits eligible for this 12 months’s awards needed to premiere between June 2021 and Could 2022.