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Emmy Nominations 2023: Succession Dominates, Shocking Snubs, list of nominees and more

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Succession’s Final Season Receives 27 Nominations: A Triumph in Television

emmy nominations 2023 succession
emmy nominations 2023 succession

The final season of the highly acclaimed show Succession has taken the television industry by storm, garnering an impressive 27 Emmy nominations across various categories. This remarkable accomplishment has solidified Succession’s status as one of the most beloved and significant programs in recent years. Succession has left an indelible mark on the television industry with its captivating narrative, outstanding performances, and expertly crafted storytelling.

A Dominating Presence at the Emmy Nominations

Succession’s final season has received nominations in multiple categories, confirming its exceptional quality and impact on the industry. The nominations include 14 nods for acting, which recognize the talented ensemble cast. Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Kieran Culkin, and Sarah Snook have all received recognition for their exceptional performances, showcasing the depth and complexity of their characters. This is a historic moment in Emmys history as three performers from the same show have received lead actor nominations in the same category.

A Drama Series That Redefines Excellence

Succession is not only recognized for its exceptional performances but also competes in the highly coveted Best Drama Series category. It will face stiff competition from other esteemed shows, including Andor, Better Call Saul, The Crown, House of the Dragon, Yellowjackets, The White Lotus, and The Last of Us. The inclusion of Succession among these illustrious titles is a testament to its profound impact and its ability to captivate and resonate with audiences.

Breaking Boundaries and Making History

HBO, the network responsible for Succession, has once again showcased its supremacy in the television industry. The video game adaptation The Last of Us has become a significant contender at this year’s Emmy Awards, receiving a total of 24 nominations for its first season. Bella Ramsey and Pedro Pascal have made history by achieving remarkable milestones. Pascal, in particular, has become the most-nominated Latino actor in a single year. His outstanding performances in The Last of Us, Saturday Night Live, and Patagonia: Life on the Edge of the World have earned him well-deserved recognition.

Also read:- The Guardian – Emmys 2023: Succession’s final season scores 27 nominations

An Unforgettable Ensemble and Riveting Performances

Succession’s final season showcases an ensemble cast that delivers exceptional performances, drawing viewers deeper into the intricate world of the Roy family. Jeff Bridges leaves a lasting impression with his portrayal of The Old Man, while Bob Odenkirk astounds audiences with his final season performance in Better Call Saul, which received a well-deserved seven nominations. In the best actress in a drama series category, Sarah Snook, alongside Bella Ramsey, demonstrates her remarkable talent and shares the stage with other esteemed actors.

A Testament to Success and Critical Acclaim

Succession has achieved both wild success and critical acclaim throughout its existence, with the show’s final season garnering widespread attention as a result. The captivating story, witty dialogue, and realistic depiction of power politics within an affluent family have won over viewers of this drama series. Succession stands out in the television landscape due to its profound exploration of complex individuals and relationships.

The Last of Us’ Emmy nominations

“The Last of Us” is also a strong contender in this year’s Emmy competition. The superhit computer game adaptation, a riveting post-apocalyptic drama series, received nominations for 24 awards. “The Last of Us” captivated both fans of the game and those unfamiliar with it alike, thanks to its gripping story and stellar performances. The show’s successful adaptation of the compelling nature of video games to the medium of television has guaranteed it a spot among the Emmy contenders.

House of the Dragon Emmy nominations

The 75th Emmy Awards have nominated House of the Dragon for Outstanding Drama. House of the Dragon fulfilled fans’ expectations by receiving multiple nominations at the Emmys. House of the Dragon, despite garnering one main nomination and eight nominations related to production, shockingly none of the actors from the series were nominated for an award. The performances of Paddy Considine and Emma D’Arcy, which were highly acclaimed by critics, went unnoticed.

Also Read:- PBS NewsHour – Final season of ‘Succession’ tops Emmy nominations with 27 amid writers strike

2023 Emmy Nominations Shocking Snubs and Surprises: Selena Gomez and More

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emmy nominations 2023 selena gomez

The entertainment industry is abuzz with the 2023 Emmy nominations, which have sparked controversy and excitement among the biggest stars. While some were left disappointed by being snubbed, others were pleasantly surprised to receive their well-deserved nominations. In this article, we will explore the attention-grabbing snubs and unexpected nominations that have captivated both fans and critics. Let’s delve into the Emmy nominations and examine the surprising twists that have unfolded, ranging from Selena Gomez to Daisy Jones.

Selena Gomez: A Surprising Snub

Selena Gomez’s absence from the list of nominees in this year’s Emmy nominations stands out as one of the most surprising snubs. Selena Gomez, known for her impressive portrayal in the hit series “Only Murders in the Building” alongside Steve Martin and Martin Short, did not receive a nomination in the Lead Actress in a Comedy Series category, despite her exceptional performance. The oversight disappointed fans of the show, who had high expectations due to its critical acclaim and popularity.

Daisy Jones: Another Unfortunate Snub

Daisy Jones, who starred in “Only Murders in the Building” alongside Gomez, Martin, and Short, was another notable snub. Despite being recognized overall and Martin Short receiving a nomination, Daisy Jones was not nominated in the Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category. Viewers and critics were surprised and disappointed, as they acknowledged Jones’ exceptional performance throughout the series.

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Emmys nominations 2023: Check out the complete list of nominees.

Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul
The Crown
House of the Dragon
The Last of Us
The White Lotus

Best Comedy Series

Abbott Elementary
The Bear
Jury Duty
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Only Murders in the Building
Ted Lasso

Best 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

Best 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

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Best 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

Best 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

Best 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

Best 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 Sharp, The White Lotus
Alexander Skarsgård, Succession

Best 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

Best 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

Best 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

Best Limited or Anthology Series

Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Daisy Jones & the Six
Fleishman Is in Trouble
Obi-Wan Kenobi

Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Taron Egerton, Blackbird
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

Best Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Lizzy Caplan, Fleishman Is in Trouble
Jessica Chastain, George & Tammy
Dominique Fishback, Swarm
Riley Keough, Daisy Jones & the Six
Kathryn Hahn, Tiny Beautiful Things
Ali Wong, Beef

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Murray Bartlett, Welcome to Chippendales
Paul Walter Hauser, Blackbird
Richard Jenkins, Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Joseph Lee, Beef
Ray Liotta, Blackbird
Young Mazino, Beef
Jesse Plemons, Love & Death

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited 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

Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Murray Bartlett, The Last of Us
James Cromwell, Succession
Lamar Johnson, The Last of Us
Arian Moayed, Succession
Nick Offerman, The Last of Us
Keivonn Montreal Woodard, The Last of Us

Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Hiam Abbass, Succession
Cherry Jones, Succession
Melanie Lynskey, The Last of Us
Storm Reid, The Last of Us
Anna Torv, The Last of Us
Harriet Walter, Succession

Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Becky Ann Baker, Ted Lasso
Quinta Brunson, Saturday Night Live
Taraji P. Henson, Abbott Elementary
Judith Light, Poker Face
Sarah Niles, Ted Lasso
Harriet Walter, Ted Lasso

Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Jon Bernthal, The Bear
Luke Kirby, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Nathan Lane, Only Murders in the Building
Pedro Pascal, Saturday Night Live
Oliver Platt, The Bear
Sam Richardson, Ted Lasso

Best Television Movie

Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas
Fire Island
Hocus Pocus 2
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

Best Competition Program

The Amazing Race
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Best Host for a Reality or Competition Program

Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, and Jonathan Van Ness, Queer Eye
Nicole Byer, Nailed It
Padma Lakshmi, Top Chef
Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph, Baking It
RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race

Best Host for a Game Show

Mayim Bialik, Jeopardy
Steve Harvey, Family Feud
Ken Jennings, Jeopardy
Keke Palmer, Password
Pat Sajak, Wheel of Fortune

Best 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

Best Scripted Variety Series

A Black Lady Sketch Show
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Saturday Night Live

Best Variety Special (Live)

The Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show Starring Rihanna
Chris Rock: Selective Outrage
Elton John Live: Farewell From Dodger Stadium
The Oscars
75th Annual Tony Awards

Best Variety Special (Pre-recorded)

Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love
John Mulaney: Baby J
Lizzo: Live in Concert
Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music & Laughter
Trevor Noah: I Wish You Would
Wanda Sykes: I’m an Entertainer

Best Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special

The Light We Carry: Michelle Obama & Oprah Winfrey
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman and Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy
Taste The Nation With Padma Lakshmi
United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell

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