Watch Live: Emmy Nominations 2022

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Here’s the good news for Netflix: It’s a virtual lock to get multiple nominations in the Best Drama race.

Smash Hit”Stranger thingsThe first season of the South Korean thriller “Squid game” and the final season of crime thriller “Ozark” is expected in the race.

“Squid Game” is poised to make history on its own and will receive the most nominations ever for a foreign language program. (Apple TV+ Play”Pachinko,” which is mostly in Korean and Japanese, may also receive a great theatrical recognition.)

Emmy love will be welcome news for Netflix executives An ugly few months That has set the streaming company back: its stock price has nosedived, hundreds of employees have been laid off, and it’s a week away from announcing subscriber losses.

All three Netflix series will be a challenging hurdle: “successivelyThe HBO series, which won best drama in 2020, was nominated last year. The family drama is favorite to win again in the show’s third season, which ends in December 2021.

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HBO and its affiliated streaming service, HBO Max, had a big year, and “Euphoria,” “Hacks,” “Barry,” “The Gilded Age” and “White lotus.”

Both Netflix and HBO have received the most nominations of any TV network twice in the last four years. Netflix was number one 2018 And 2020; HBO acquired the title 2019 And 2021.

Bragging rights at the Emmys were important to Netflix before it needed a shot in the arm.

Last year, when Netflix tied the 47-year-old record set by CBS for the most Emmy wins in a single year, its executives took a victory lap and held a press conference where they ““Historic” night. When visitors walk into the lobby of Netflix’s Hollywood headquarters, they are greeted by the sight of dozens of Emmy statues emblazoned on a wall surrounded by hundreds of flowers.

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