Disney Entertainment proudly announces 163 nominations for the 75th Primetime Emmy® Awards across its content brands and studios, including ABC, ABC News Studios, Disney Branded Television, Disney+, Disney Television Studios (20th Television Animation, 20th Television and ABC Signature), FX, FX Productions, Hulu, National Geographic, Onyx Collective, Searchlight Pictures, Searchlight Television and Walt Disney Studios (20th Century Studios, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Marvel Studios). Disney’s streaming platforms have earned a total of 104 nominations with Hulu and Disney+ receiving 64 and 40 nominations, respectively.
Hulu received 64 total nominations, including Hulu Originals and exclusive FX series premiering on the streamer as well as FX’s “Atlanta” and “The Old Man” hitting the streamer after their premieres on FX, in addition to ABC and 20th Television’s “Abbott Elementary” and “Alaska Daily” streaming next day on Hulu after their ABC premieres. 20th Century Studios received six nominations for “Prey” including Outstanding Television Movie and its corresponding Writing, Directing, Editing, Sound Editing, and Music Composition categories.
Disney+ receives 40 nominations for content premiering across the platform including Lucasfilm’s “Andor”, “The Mandalorian”, Obi-Wan Kenobi”, “Light & Magic”, Marvel Studios’ “Ms. Marvel”, and Walt Disney Pictures’ “Hocus Pocus 2”. Disney Branded Television’s “Elton John Live: Farewell from Dodger Stadium” and Disney+’s “Dancing with the Stars” are the first live programs streaming on Disney+ to receive Emmy nominations, with Elton John becoming one step closer to completing his EGOT and Derek Hough now having the most Emmy nominations for choreography. John previously secured GRAMMY®, Oscar® and Tony® wins for Disney-produced content.
FX’s “The Bear” 13 nominations beat FX’s record for a freshman comedy series, including first-ever nominations for creator Christopher Storer, performers Jeremy Allen White, Ebon Moss Bachrach, Ayo Edebiri and Jon Bernthal. Marking FX’s first foray into reality series, “Welcome to Wrexham” received six nominations, also garnering the first-ever Emmy nominations for Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney.
ABC News received its first-ever Primetime Emmy Award nominations for “Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields,” produced by Matador Content and BedBy8 for ABC News Studios, and ABC News Studios’ and Onyx Collective’s “Aftershock.” “Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields” was nominated for two awards: Outstanding Directing for a Documentary Nonfiction Program – Lana Wilson and Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program – David Teague, Sara Newens, Anne Yao; and “Aftershock” was nominated for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking.
Hulu Originals’ “Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi” received its first series nomination, while Padma Lakshmi currently holds 13 nominations. This is Mel Brooks 14th overall Emmy nomination with Outstanding Scripted Variety Series as an Executive Producer, Writer or for Character Voice-Over Performance for 20th Television and Searchlight Television’s “History of the World, Pt. II.” Additionally, this is Martin Short’s 15th Emmy nomination and his second nomination in Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category for 20th Television’s “Only Murders in the Building,” and Ingrid Michaelson’s second Emmy nomination overall and her second nomination for a Hulu miniseries created and executive produced by Liz Tigelaar, ABC Signature’s “Tiny Beautiful Things.”
This year marks Onyx Collective’s first-ever Emmy nominations. In its first year of eligibility (2022) Onyx Collective won a BAFTA, GRAMMY, Oscar and Peabody (for “Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)”); and now in its first year of eligibility (2023) has four Emmy nominations with its new slate of television programming for Hulu, including three nominations for Hulu Original’s “The 1619 Project” (Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series, Outstanding Cinematography For A Nonfiction Program and Outstanding Picture Editing For A Nonfiction Program), and one nomination for ABC News Studios and Hulu Originals’ “Aftershock” for Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking.
Searchlight Pictures garnered nods for “Fire Island” with two nominations for Outstanding Television Movie and Outstanding Writing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie. Searchlight Television also earned two nominations for “History of the World, Part II” for Outstanding Picture Editing For Variety Programming and Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for Mel Brooks.
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