Emmy Nominations 2023: Front-runners in TV Excellence

The Emmy Award nominations were announced on 12 July, by Yvette Nicole Brown and Television Academy Chairman Frank Scherma; winners will be announced at the Emmy Awards ceremony on 18 September.

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The Emmy Awards just dropped their nominations for the big 2023 ceremony. We’re all dying to know who’s got the upper hand in this wild TV showdown. Get ready to dive into the exciting list of nominees and discover the favourites leading the pack in this race for recognition.


It’s a battle in the drama series category, with some seriously gripping shows vying for the top spot. Leading the charge is the unstoppable ‘Succession‘. A show that’s got everyone talking about its dysfunctional family dynamics. It’s a top contender, no doubt. But keep your eyes peeled for other heavyweights like the regal ‘The Crown‘.

Succession has 27 Nominations. Image: Instagram via @succession

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In the realm of laughter, the comedy series category promises a showdown. Some of the most hilarious and thought-provoking shows of the year are nominated. Stealing the spotlight is the delightful ‘Ted Lasso‘. A feel-good gem that has taken the world by storm. This heartwarming series, which follows an American football coach navigating the eccentricities of English soccer, has become famous for its infectious charm and witty writing.

But it’s not all smooth sailing for ‘Ted Lasso,’ as the sassy and stylish ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‘ also competes.

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Lead Actor and Actress in a Drama Series

When it comes to leading performances in a drama series, competition is stiff, with talented actors and actresses delivering performances for the ages. ‘Succession’ actors Brian Cox and Kieran Culkin compete in this category. Meanwhile, Melanie Lynskey performance in ‘Yellowjackets‘ establishes her as a competitor for the lead actress trophy.

Jenna Ortega and Bella Ramsey have both received Emmy nominations. Image: Instagram via @Bellaramsey and @Jennaortega

Additionally, Bella Ramsey’s powerful performance as Ellie in ‘The Last of Us‘ makes her a force to be reckoned with in this prestigious category.

Lead Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series

A host of talented actors have been nominated for laughter and comedic timing. Jason Sudeikis, the happy ‘Ted Lasso,’ has become a fan favourite and a strong contender. Equally impressive is Jenna Ortega, who had audiences in stitches with her performance of Wednesday Addams. Ortega is one to watch in the lead actress category.

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Melanie Lynskey and the show Yellowjackets have each received nominations. Image: Instagram via @Yellowjackets

As the ceremony approaches, all eyes will be on these exceptional shows and talented individuals.


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