Emmy Awards 2022: How to watch and more

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of TV’s big night.

The host

Kenan Thompson will take center stage as this year’s host, live from the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. This is Thompson’s first time hosting the Emmys, but he’s been nominated six times.

“Being a part of this amazing night where we honor the best in the television community is ridiculously exciting, and to be on NBC — my longtime network family — makes it even more special,” Thompson said in a statement during his hosting gig was announced. “Like all TV fans, I can’t wait to see the stars of my favorite shows.”

The nominees

“Succession” earned the most nominations of any show, earning a total of 25 nominations, including one for Outstanding Drama, as well as Outstanding Lead Actor nominations for Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong. “Ted Lasso” topped the comedy category, earning 20 nominations, including one for Outstanding Comedy Series. Star Jason Sudeikis is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor, while Juno Temple, Brett Goldstein and Hannah Waddingham are among the supporting cast nominees. “Hacks” and “Only Murders In the Building” earned 17 nominations each, rounding out the list of top five nominated programs. Click here for a full list of nominees.

How to watch

The Emmy Awards air on NBC at 8 p.m. ET, but they will also air on Hulu, YouTube TV and live on NBC’s Peacock streaming service.

CNN’s Sandra Gonzalez contributed to this report.