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Who Made It to the Emmys? Emmy Nominations List 2023

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The 75th Primetime Emmy Awards, known as the Emmy Awards 2023, are highly anticipated in the world of television. Set to take place on September 18, 2023. The event will celebrate excellence in television programming.


The nominees for this prestigious award were recently announced during a virtual broadcast on July 12, 2023. The exciting reveal was hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown from the popular shows "Community" and "A Black Lady Sketch Show," along with Frank Scherma, the Television Academy Chair.


The Emmy Awards are considered one of the most prestigious accolades in the television industry, honoring outstanding achievements in various categories. This year's ceremony will recognize programs that aired between June 1, 2022, and May 31, 2023. It aims to highlight the best shows and performances on the small screen during this period.


The previous year's Emmy Awards, hosted by the talented comedian and actor Kenan Thompson, left a lasting impression. It featured remarkable moments that will be remembered by television enthusiasts for years to come.


Sheryl Lee Ralph, a highly respected actress, won her first Emmy and even sang during her heartfelt acceptance speech. Jennifer Coolidge received the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series for her exceptional work in "White Lotus."


Quinta Brunson's acceptance speech for Outstanding Writing for the pilot episode of "Abbott Elementary" was hilariously crashed by the beloved host Jimmy Kimmel. Zendaya, a rising star, made history by becoming the first Black woman to win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series twice and the youngest two-time winner for acting in the history of the Emmy Awards.


The bar has been set high by the previous year's ceremony, and the Emmy Awards 2023 have some big shoes to fill. Anticipation is building as fans and industry insiders eagerly await the winners and memorable moments that will unfold during this year's event. Several shows and actors have been predicted to receive nominations and generate excitement among viewers.


Predicted nominees include popular shows like "Succession," which had its final season and garnered critical acclaim. HBO's highly anticipated adaptation of the video game "The Last of Us" is also expected to make a splash, with fans eagerly awaiting its recognition.


"Abbott Elementary," a groundbreaking comedy that redefined network television, is likely to receive nominations for its incredible sophomore season. Other shows on the radar for nominations include 'The Bear, Yellowjackets, Wednesday, Only Murders in the Building, Beef, Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Reality, Stranger Things, The White Lotus, Ted Lasso, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.' The wide range of genres and talent represented showcases the diverse and exceptional programming that graced the small screen during the eligibility period.


As fans eagerly await the complete list of Emmy nominations, the awards ceremony itself will be held at the Peacock Theater (formerly the Microsoft Theater) in Los Angeles. The live broadcast of the main event will be aired on Fox on September 18, 2023. Additionally, the Creative Arts ceremonies, which honor technical achievements, are scheduled for September 9-10. While the host for the Fox ceremony has not been revealed yet, the production team includes Jesse Collins, Dionne Harmon, and Jeannie Rouzan-Clay.


However, the Emmy Awards 2023 face some uncertainty due to ongoing labor disputes in the entertainment industry. A potential writers' strike and actors' strike loom, depending on the outcomes of contract negotiations between SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. If these disputes are not resolved promptly, the schedule and proceedings of the awards presentations may be subject to changes and delays.


Here is a list of the Emmys nominations for the 75th Primetime Primetime.


  • Outstanding Comedy Series

Abbott Elementary


The Bear

Jury Duty

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Only Murders in the Building

Ted Lasso


Outstanding Drama Series


Better Call Saul

The Crown

House of the Dragon

The Last of Us


The White Lotus



  • Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series


Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

Daisy Jones & the Six

Fleishman Is in Trouble

Obi-Wan Kenobi


  • Outstanding Talk Series

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Late Night with Seth Meyers

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The Problem with Jon Stewart


  • Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

The Amazing Race

RuPaul's Drag Race


Top Chef

The Voice


  • Outstanding Scripted Variety Series

A Black Lady Sketch Show

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Saturday Night Live


  • Outstanding Game Show

Family Feud


The Price Is Right

That's My Jam

Wheel Of Fortune


  • Outstanding Host for a Game Show

Mayim Bialik, Jeopardy!

Steve Harvey, Family Feud

Ken Jennings,  Jeopardy!

Keke Palmer, Password

Pat Sajak, Wheel Of Fortune


  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Bill Hader, Barry

Jason Segel, Shrinking

Martin Short, Only Murders In The Building

Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso

Jeremy Allen White, The Bear


  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Christina Applegate, Dead To Me

Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Quinta Brunson, Abbott Elementary

Natasha Lyonne, Poker Face

Jenna Ortega, Wednesday


  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Jeff Bridges, The Old Man

Brian Cox, Succession

Kieran Culkin, Succession

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Pedro Pascal, The Last Of Us

Jeremy Strong, Succession


  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Sharon Horgan, Bad Sisters

Melanie Lynskey, Yellowjackets

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid's Tale

Bella Ramsey, The Last Of Us

Keri Russell, The Diplomat

Sarah Snook, Succession


  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

Taron Egerton, Black Bird

Kumail Nanjiani, Welcome to Chippendales

Evan Peters, Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

Daniel Radcliffe, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

Michael Shannon, George & Tammy

Steven Yeun, BEEF


  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

Lizzy Caplan, Fleishman Is In Trouble

Jessica Chastain, George & Tammy

Dominique Fishback, Swarm

Kathryn Hahn, Tiny Beautiful Things

Riley Keough, Daisy Jones & The Six

Ali Wong, BEEF


  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Carrigan, Barry

Phil Dunster, Ted Lasso

Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso

James Marsden, Jury Duty

Ebon Moss-Bachrach, The Bear

Tyler James Williams, Abbott Elementary

Henry Winkler, Barry


  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Ayo Edebiri, The Bear

Janelle James, Abbott Elementary

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Abbott Elementary

Juno Temple, Ted Lasso

Hannah Waddingham, Ted Lasso

Jessica Williams, Shrinking


  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

F. Murray Abraham, The White Lotus

Nicholas Braun, Succession

Michael Imperioli, The White Lotus

Theo James, The White Lotus

Matthew Macfadyen, Succession

Alan Ruck, Succession

Will Sharpe, The White Lotus

Alexander Skarsgård, Succession


  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Jennifer Coolidge, The White Lotus

Elizabeth Debicki, The Crown

Meghann Fahy, The White Lotus

Sabrina Impacciatore, The White Lotus

Aubrey Plaza, The White Lotus

Rhea Seehorn, Better Call Saul

J. Smith-Cameron, Succession

Simona Tabasco, The White Lotus


  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

Murray Bartlett, Welcome To Chippendales

Paul Walter Hauser, Black Bird

Richard Jenkins, Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

Joseph Lee, BEEF

Ray Liotta, Black Bird

Young Mazino, BEEF

Jesse Plemons, Love & Death


  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

Annaleigh Ashford, Welcome To Chippendales

Maria Bello, BEEF

Claire Danes, Fleishman Is In Trouble

Juliette Lewis, Welcome To Chippendales

Camila Morrone, Daisy Jones & The Six

Niecy Nash-Betts, Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

Merritt Wever, Tiny Beautiful Things


  • Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Barry, "Wow," Bill Hader

The Bear, "Review," Christopher Storer

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, "Four Minutes," Amy Sherman-Palladino

The Ms. Pat Show, "Don't Touch My Hair," Mary Lou Belli

Ted Lasso, "So Long, Farewell," Declan Lowney

Wednesday, "Wednesday's Child Is Full Of Woe," Tim Burton


  • Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Andor, "Rix Road," Benjamin Caron

Bad Sisters, "The Prick," Dearbhla Walsh

The Last Of Us, "Long, Long Time," Peter Hoar

Succession, "America Decides," Andrij Parekh

Succession, "Connor's Wedding," Mark Mylod

Succession, "Living+," Lorene Scafaria

The White Lotus, "Arrivederci," Mike White


  • Outstanding Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

BEEF, “Figures Of Light,” Lee Sung Jin.

BEEF, “The Great Fabricator," Jake Schreier

Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, “Bad Meat,” Carl Franklin

Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, “Silenced,” Paris Barclay

Fleishman Is In Trouble,  “Me-Time,” Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton

Prey, Dan Trachtenberg


  • Outstanding Animated Program

Bob’s Burgers, “The Plight Before Christmas”


Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal, "Shadow Of Fate"

Rick And Morty,  “Night Family"

The Simpsons, "Treehouse Of Horror XXXIII"


The Emmy nominations for 2023 have generated excitement among TV enthusiasts, and the upcoming 75th Primetime Emmy Awards promise to be a celebration of outstanding television programming. With a diverse range of shows and performances predicted to be nominated, fans are eagerly anticipating the winners and memorable moments that will unfold during the ceremony.


However, the potential impact of labor disputes on the schedule adds an element of uncertainty to the event. Nonetheless, the Emmy Awards 2023 will undoubtedly highlight the best of the small screen and honor exceptional talent in the television industry.