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HBO and HBO Max Receive 140 Emmy Nominations, Most of Any Network or Platform in 2022

HBO and HBO Max received 140 Emmy nominations across 24 original programs for the upcoming 74th annual Emmy Awards. HBO and HBO Max earned the most nominations for a single network or platform this year, marking the 20th time in history that the HBO brand has received the most Primetime Emmy nominations of any network/platform in a single year. This bests HBO’s previous record of 137 nominations in 2019.

The Emmy Awards will be presented on Sept. 12.

“This is a testament to the amazing talent in front of and behind the camera as well as our gifted programming teams. Their commitment to creative excellence continues to break through to audiences in a meaningful way,” Casey Bloys, chief content officer for HBO and HBO Max, said in a statement.

HBO/HBO Max’s 140 Emmy nominations this year include: 25 nominations for “Succession,” including Outstanding Drama Series, two for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong), two for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (J. Smith-Cameron, Sarah Snook), three for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Nicholas Braun, Kieran Culkin, Matthew Macfadyen), three for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Hope Davis, Sanaa Lathan, Harriet Walter), four for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Adrien Brody, James Cromwell, Arian Moayed, Alexander Skarsgård), three for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Mark Mylod, Cathy Yan, Lorene Scafaria), and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Jesse Armstrong).

Twenty nominations for “The White Lotus” including Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series or Movie, five for Supporting Actress for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Alexandra Daddario, Natasha Rothwell, Sydney Sweeney), three for Outstanding Supporting Actor For a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Murray Bartlett, Jake Lacy, Steve Zahn), Outstanding Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Mike White), and Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Mike White).

Seventeen nominations for “Hacks” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Jean Smart), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Hannah Einbinder), four for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (Jane Adams, Harriet Sansom Harris, Laurie Metcalf, Kaitlin Olson), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Christopher McDonald), Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (Lucia Aniello), and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, Jen Statsky).

Sixteen nominations for “Euphoria” including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Zendaya), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Sydney Sweeney), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Martha Kelly), and Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Colman Domingo).

Fourteen nominations for “Barry” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Bill Hader), two for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Anthony Carrigan, Henry Winkler), Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Bill Hader), and two for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Bill Hader and Alec Berg, Duffy Boudreau).

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Seven nominations for “Station Eleven” including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Himesh Patel), Outstanding Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Hiro Murai), and Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Patrick Somerville).

Five nominations for “A Black Lady Sketch Show” including Outstanding Variety Sketch Series, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series (Bridget Stokes), and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.

Five nominations for “George Carlin’s American Dream” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special, and Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Nonfiction Program (Judd Apatow, Michael Bonfiglio).

Five nominations for “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series (Paul Pennolino and Christopher Werner), and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.

Four nominations for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” including Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Bill Hader).

Three nominations for “The Flight Attendant” including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Kaley Cuoco).

Three nominations for “Insecure” including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Issa Rae).

Two nominations for “The Staircase” including Outstanding Lead Actor in Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Colin Firth) and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Toni Collette).

Two nominations for “Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel” including Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special (Bo Burnham), and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Special (Jerrod Carmichael).

Two nominations for “100 Foot Wave” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series.

Two nominations for “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return To Hogwarts,”including Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded).

Single nominations for “The Survivor” for Outstanding Television Movie, “Scenes from a Marriage” for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Oscar Isaac), “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour), “Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches” forExceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking, “The Gilded Age” forOutstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More), “How To with John Wilson” for Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program, “Peacemaker” for Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or Variety Program, and “The Righteous Gemstones” for Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or Variety Program.

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