Kevin Hart, Quinta Brunson, Taraji P. Henson and Nathan Lane were all nominated for two-term The late 2022-23 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will kick off Saturday at the Peacock Theater on LA Live, handing out awards for scripted programming in 49 categories.
Hart was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Short Comedy or Series for portraying a fictional version of himself in the Die Hard parody “Die Harder: Die Hard”, which airs on the Roku Channel.
Ben Schwartz, who plays Hart’s overeager assistant Andre, is one of three nominees for the award, along with 2021-22 winner Tim Robinson. Robinson, who stars in the Netflix comedy I Think You Should Bring “Tim Robinson.”
The channel has announced that Hart will return for the third installment of the comedy-action adventure series.
“Die Hart 2: Die Harter” also received two of three nominations for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy or Series – Natalie Emmanuel and Paula Pell. Jasmine Guy is another nominee, playing the woman who takes over District 9 in Tubi’s drama “The Chronicles of Jessica Wu,” about an autistic girl (Chante DeLoach) who masters martial arts. ) story.
Brunson is the star and creator of the ABC comedy “Albert Elementary” and was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for hosting “Saturday Night Live,” the show’s host since the award’s inception in 1989. Won the award five times, a record.
Henson was nominated for her role as the mother of Brunson’s “Albert Elementary” character.
The field also includes three nominees for “Ted Russo” — Becky Ann Baker, who guest stars as the title character’s mother, and Sarah Niles, who stars as a sports psychologist. Sharon Fieldstone plays the mother twice, as does Harriet Walter. The name of Premier League team owner Rebecca Weldon (played by Hannah Waddingham).
Walter is also one of three nominees for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Television Series for HBO Max’s “Succession,” along with Shim Abbas and Cherry Jones. The other three nominees are from HBO Max’s post-apocalyptic drama “The Last of Us” — Melanie Lynskey, Storm Reed and Anna Torv.
Ryan was nominated again for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as deli chain owner Teddy Dimas in Hulu’s “Murder in the Building.” He is the 2022 winner in this category, his first Emmy win following six previous nominations, five of which were in this category.
Luke Kirby is nominated for a third time for his role as boundary-pushing comedian Lenny Bruce in Amazon Prime Video’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” He won in 2019.
The five-person slate also includes two nominees for Hulu comedy Bears — Jon Bernthal, who plays award-winning chef Carmen “Carmy” Berzato “The late brother of Berzatto (Jeremy Allen White), who returned to his hometown of Chicago to take charge of the business. the chaotic kitchen of his late brother’s sandwich shop, and Oliver Platt, who plays the Berzato siblings’ late father’s best friend and the restaurant’s main investor.
Sam Richardson is nominated for a second consecutive season in “Ted Lasso” for his role as the Ghanaian billionaire owner of a Moroccan soccer team.
“The Last of Us” star Pedro Pascal is nominated for hosting “Saturday Night Live.”
Four of the six nominees for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series are from The Last of Us — Murray Bartlett, Lamar Johnson, Nick Offerman and KeVaughn Montreal-Woodard , the other two are from Succession – James Cromwell and Arian Moyed.
The Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie will also be presented Saturday. Two of the nominees are from Hulu, “Fire Island” and “Prey,” and one is from Disney+, “Hocus Pocus 2,” NBC, “Dolly Parton’s Christmas in the Mountain” and Roku Channel’s “Weird: Al” ” “The Yankovic Story.”
Most of Saturday’s awards were in various technical categories, including hair, makeup, costumes, production design, photo editing, sound editing, sound mixing and visual effects.
Awards in 49 categories including animation, factual, reality, variety and game shows will be handed out on Sunday.
A two-night edited presentation of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards will air on FXX on January 13 at 8 p.m.
The top 25 awards in comedy, drama, competition, limited, sketch variety and talk series, as well as the Governors Awards, will be presented at the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards on September 12. 15th, also at the Peacock Theatre.
Shows must originally have aired or streamed between June 1, 2022, and May 31, 2023 to be eligible.
All three awards shows were originally scheduled for September but were postponed due to strikes by the Writers Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.