July 13, 2022
Paramount Global earned 86 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 74th Primetime Emmy Award nominations across its combined portfolio. This marks the most nominations for the company since the merger of Viacom and CBS in 2019.
CBS Television Network received 28 nominations. The network landed multiple nominations for special programming, including “Adele: One Night Only” and “One Last Time: An Evening With Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga.” Home to some of the biggest award shows in the industry, “The 64th Annual Grammy Awards” and “The Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back!” earned several nominations in addition to the “43rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors” and the “44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.”
“The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” received five nominations.
CBS Studios picked up several additional nods this year, among them an Outstanding Competition Program nomination for “The Amazing Race.” Short-form series “Carpool Karaoke: The Series” was also nominated.
MTV Entertainment earned 18 nominations across its portfolio of brands and franchises.”MTV Video Music Awards” scored its first nomination since 1993. MTV Entertainment Studios picked up additional nominations with “Emily in Paris,” which streams on Netflix as the platform’s original content.
Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” received seven noms — the most since Trevor Noah took over as host in 2015 and the most nominations of any late night franchise this year.
VH1’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race” earned several noms this year, including Outstanding Competition Program and Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program, and a first-time nomination for its digital series “RuPaul’s Drag Race Whatcha Packin’ With Michelle Visage.”
Showtime landed 17 Primetime Emmy Award nominations this season. “Yellowjackets” earned seven noms, among them an Outstanding Drama Series nom as well as nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress for Melanie Lynskey and Outstanding Supporting Actress for Christina Ricci. The series also landed two noms for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series and one for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series.
“We Need to Talk About Cosby” picked up four nominations, including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series.
The anthology drama series “The First Lady” received three nominations.
Ray Donovan: The Movie and “Vice” each received a nomination as well as “The Man Who Fell To Earth,” which was produced by CBS Studios.
Paramount+ scored 11 Primetime Emmy Award nominations.
Together with MTV Entertainment Studios, Paramount+ picked up three nominations for “1883,” including Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie. Original reality series “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” earned Paramount+ its first-ever unscripted nomination for the service. “Reno 911! — The Hunt for QAnon” was also nominated for Outstanding Television Movie.
“Star Trek: Picard” landed four noms and “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” received its first ever Emmy nomination in partnership with CBS Studios. “Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News” was nominated for Outstanding Short Form Comedy, Drama or Variety Series.
Additionally, BET+ earned its first-ever nominations for both “The Ms. Pat Show” and “The Porter.” Paramount Television Studios received seven Emmy nods for “Station Eleven.”