The Emmy Awards are in full swing for their 74th year, celebrating exceptional actors and storytellers in the TV industry. As always, the ceremony will be made available to watch online, with American audiences getting their share on Monday night, while the Indians will be treated on Tuesday morning. Honoring excellence in the creative arts department, the awards technically began last week with accolades for technical elements and a few minor acts. For example, Coleman Domingo won his first Emmy for guest starring in HBO’s Euphoria, while Stranger Things earned one for best sound editing.
For the main event of the Emmy Awards, HBO’s succession led the pack with 25 nominations, including a nomination this year for Outstanding Drama Series. Produced by Jesse Armstrong, the satirical black comedy-drama won the award last year, and has been a top Emmy contender since its debut in 2018. The Jason Sudeikis-led sports comedy is up close, ted lassoAssociated with The White Lotus, earned 20 nominations.
When comparing networks, HBO held the lead against Netflix with 108 nominations, compared to the latter with 105 nominations.
With that said, here’s how you can watch the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards online. Feel free to check out the full list of nominees too.
Emmy Awards 2022 Date and Time
In India, the Emmys go live on Tuesday, 13 September at 5:30 AM IST.
For US viewers, this translates to Monday, September 12 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The event will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, exclusively on the NBC network and for the first time on the Peacock streaming service.
How to Watch Emmy Awards 2022 in India
The 2022 Emmy Awards will be streamed exclusively on Lionsgate Play in India along with the Philippines and Malaysia. Disney+ used to air the Hotstar Emmys, but lost the rights back in 2020.
A Lionsgate Play subscription costs Rs. 99 per month or Rs. 699 annually, after a two-week trial period. The service, as the name suggests, hosts all the films of the production company, apart from a few Indian films. The service has apps for all major platforms including Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV, and Fire TV.
Emmy Awards 2022 Host
Kenan Thompson – best known for Saturday Night Live – will take on hosting duties at the Emmys this year. The ceremony will take place in a traditional closed venue, unlike last year’s event deck tents. No word on whether red carpet arrivals will be limited though Hollywood ReporterThe show’s creators will bring back the starry dinner party setting – akin to the Golden Globes.