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Emmys 2022: The White Lotus bags the maximum awards, followed by Euphoria, Squid Game

The White Lotus won 10 awards at the prestigious event.

Emmys 2022: The White Lotus bags the maximum awards, followed by Euphoria, Squid Game
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  • OTTplay Team

Last Updated: 04.19 AM, Sep 13, 2022

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With the premium cabler and its streaming counterpart, HBO Max, dominating the overall awards haul for 2022, HBO stormed back to the top of the Emmy Awards.

HBO/HBO Max won 38 Emmys in total, more than double their 2021 total of 19. The White Lotus, which was directed and written by Mike White, helped HBO win 10 awards in the area of limited series. In The White Lotus, actors Murray Bartlett and Jennifer Coolidge both won awards for best-supporting actress and actor in a limited series, respectively. The White Lotus was finally named the best-limited series, and Succession was named the best drama series to round out the evening.

Six awards were given to Euphoria for its second season, including the best actress in a drama series prize, which Zendaya won twice for the series. Three Emmys were won by Hacks on HBO Max, also for its second season. For the second time, the series' star, Jean Smart, won the award for best actress in a comedy.

The Apple TV+ show Ted Lasso did well in the comedy category, with the show taking home its second trophy for best comedy series and actors Jason Sudeikis and Brett Goldstein collecting awards for their performances.

With 26 total victories from the Creative Arts Emmys, HBO/HBO Max entered the Primetime Emmys in the first place. Netflix came in second place with 23. On the series side, Season 4 of Netflix's Stranger Things, HBO's Euphoria, and The White Lotus all entered the night with five victories each.

Total number of Emmys awarded to each series:

The White Lotus: 10

Euphoria: 6

Squid Game: 6

Adele: One Night Only: 5

The Beatles: Get Back - 5

Stranger Things: 5

Arcane: 4

Succession: 4

Ted Lasso: 4

Abbott Elementary: 3

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