TV stars from around the world gathered at the Microsft Theater in Los Angeles for the 2022 Emmys to celebrate the best in television.
While there were a handful of repeat champions and first-time winners at Monday night’s (September 12) ceremony, there were certainly a number of snubs and surprises as well.
Christina Ricci misses Julia Garner
After Julia Garner won her third Emmy for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role in ozarkHer fans were quick to suggest that Yellow jackets Christina Ricci was denied the category win.
successor works well – but not as well as it could have been
In the meantime, successor Matthew Macfadyen was a pleasant surprise when he earned his first Emmy for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. The British actor beat out co-stars Nicholas Braun and Kieran Culkin. The morning show Billy Crudup and Squid Games Park Hae-soo.
The HBO family drama, which originally went into the evening with 25 nominations, walked away with just three wins, however, as creator and writer Jesse Armstrong received second place for Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series.
But the show’s victory as Outstanding Drama Series over Netflix’s greatest hits drama, squid game, provided another surprising snub to the night.
In memory of shock absences
During the evening’s In Memoriam segment, which honors TV actors who have died in the last year, fans were shocked that Olivia Newton-John and Norm Macdonald were left out.
While Newton-John was best known for her film roles, most notably Sandy in FatShe has also appeared in a handful of television series including Australian singing series comfort, 1993 drama series Snowy River: The McGregor Saga, and the year-old show in 2008 Sordid Lives: The Series.
Meanwhile, viewers were confused by Canadian comedian Macdonald’s absence from the evening’s tributes.
However, the Saturday night live alaun passed away in 2021 and was honored at last year’s award ceremony.
That year he received three posthumous nominations for his Netflix special Nothing special, That was partly why fans were shocked not to see him in the in-memorial segment — unaware that he was being celebrated last year.
The full list of 2022 Emmys winners can be found here.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/emmys-2022-snubs-surprises-christina-ricci-matthew-macfadyen-b2165893.html Emmys 2022: All the Snubs and Surprises of the Night Including Christina Ricci and Matthew Macfadyen