The 2022 Emmys are finally here, with this year’s event gathering TV stars from around the world at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate the best in television.
At the awards show on Monday night (September 12), Sam Jay – real name Samaria Johnson – joined Emmys presenter Kenan Thompson to DJ at the event and announce the night’s winners.
The 40-year-old actress and comedian is best known for her writing Saturday night live.
She is also known for starring in and helping create the HBO comedy series BREAK with Sam Jay and Peacock’s comedy show bust down.
The ceremony has already drawn a backlash from fans, with some poking fun at the “cruel” opening dance sequence friends and Law and order: SVU theme songs.
And host Thompson wasted no time in making a joke about Leonardo DiCaprio’s relationship history.
Abbott Elementary School Star Sheryl Lee Ralph also stunned the crowd by singing “Endangered Species” in her acceptance speech.
and The White Lotus Fans rejoiced at Murray Bartlett’s first Emmy win for his role as a chaotic resort manager on the hit series.
consequences The Independent‘s live coverage of the 2022 Emmys here and keep up to date with winners as they are announced here.
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