The 2022 Emmy Awards took place on Monday evening this week, with some surprising wins for various shows.
Some of the biggest winners included Squid Game, Succession and Ted Lasso. Zendaya also became the youngest star in history to win two Emmys.
Succession took home the award for Best Drama Series. It fought off competition from some of the most highly-acclaimed and popular shows of the year, including Stranger Things, Better Call Saul and Squid Game.
Zendaya won Best Actress in a Drama Series for her performance in Euphoria. This makes her the youngest person to win two Emmys, a historic moment for the young actor.
Lee Jung-jae took home Best Actor in a Drama Series for Squid Game. The show took the internet by storm when it released on Netflix, becoming one of the most popular shows on the streaming service. However, many expected Better Call Saul’s Bob Odenkirk to take home the award for his incredible performance in that series.
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Julia Garner won Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Ozark. Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series went to Matthew Macfadyen for Succession.
Meanwhile, Best Comedy Series was awarded to Ted Lasso. The show also received an Emmy for Best Actor in a Comedy Series, for Jason Sudeikis’ performance. Brett Goldstein even took home an award for Best Supporting Actor ina Comedy Series.
Hack’s Jean Smart took home Best Actress in a Comedy Series, while Sheryl Lee Ralph took home Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Abbott Elementary.
Squid Game’s Hwang Dong-hyuk won Squid Game another award for his directing, and Ted Lasso’s MJ Delaney was the winner for Best Directing in a Comedy Series.
For even more winners, you can check out a full list here on Empire.
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