Sep 13, 2022
Here are the winners from the 2022 Emmy Awards Transcript
Here are the winners from the 2022 Emmy Awards. Read the transcript here.
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Allison Seymour: (00:00)
Welcome back to Get Up DC. All of television’s big stars were in one place last night for the 74th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Annie Yu: (00:09)
Two series came out on top with the most wins. Suzanne Marques is in Los Angeles with a recap of TV’s biggest night.
Speaker 3: (00:18)
I forgot to thank HBO in my other speeches.
Suzanne Marques: (00:22)
The White Lotus delivered 10 Emmys for HBO Max.
Suzanne Marques: (00:26)
The dark ensemble comedy about a desperate group of vacationers snagged trophies for best limited series, directing, and writing.
Jennifer Coolidge: (00:34)
Wait, hold on.
Suzanne Marques: (00:34)
Outstanding supporting actress winner Jennifer Coolidge ran out of time during her acceptance speech, so she danced to the music meant to escort her off the stage. For the second straight year, Apple TV’s Ted Lasso won the Emmy for best comedy series, despite taking a darker turn during its sophomore season. Jason Sudeikis was named leading actor for the second year running, as the affable American soccer coach, Ted Lasso.
Jason Sudeikis: (00:58)
Thank you so much for the people that watch this show and dig it as much as we dig making it.
Suzanne Marques: (01:03)
HBO’s Succession went into the show with 25 nominations. It won for best drama series, writing, and best supporting actor. Netflix’s dystopian drama Squid Game earned Emmy’s for its director and lead actor. Veteran actor Michael Keaton won his first Emmy for lead actor, for his role as a doctor in Hulu’s Dopesick, which takes a deep dive into the opioid crisis.
Amanda Seyfried: (01:24)
Thanks for recognizing me among these amazing actors.
Suzanne Marques: (01:28)
Amanda Seyfried was named best lead actress for her role as Elizabeth Holmes in The Dropout. It was a big night for big girls. Lizzo’s reality series Watch Out For The Big Grrrls was named best competition show.
When I was a little girl, all I wanted to see was me in the media, someone fat like me, black like me, beautiful like me.
Suzanne Marques: (01:51)
On the traditional network side, ABC’s Abbott Elementary won for comedy writing while Sheryl Lee Ralph sang out her acceptance speech for best supporting actress. Host Keenan Thompson promised to keep the show moving and drama free, and he delivered. Suzanne Marques, CBS News, Los Angeles.
Allison Seymour: (02:09)
I always have to stay up to watch those shows.
Annie Yu: (02:10)
Allison Seymour: (02:11)
Yeah. It’s my guilty pleasure. It was a good show. Keenan did well.
Annie Yu: (02:16)
I always loved Keenan. I think he’s funny. Uh-oh.