Main Telecast & 2 Creative Arts Shows Categories Revealed – Deadline

The Television Academy announced the award categories that will be presented during the 74th annual Emmy Awards, which will be telecast live on NBC on Monday, September 12 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which will be held will be awarded on Saturday 3 September and Sunday 4 September at the same location. An edited presentation will be broadcast on FXX on September 10th.

No major changes in the lineup of the main show, which will have 25 categories like last year. The only changes as of 2021 are Outstanding Sketch Series replacing Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special replacing Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series as the two categories alternate.

As previously announced, the Creative Arts Emmys are down to two ceremonies after expanding to three last year.

Here is the category list (in alphabetical order) by night:

Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2022: Saturday 3 September

Excellent animation program
Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program
Outstanding character voiceover performance
Outstanding Choreography for Variety or Reality Programming
Outstanding cinematography for a non-fiction program
Outstanding cinematography for a reality program
Outstanding commercial
Excellent costumes for variety, non-fiction, or reality programming
Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Non-Fiction Program
Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special
Outstanding documentary or nonfiction series
Outstanding documentary or non-fiction special
Outstanding Outstanding Merit in Documentary Filmmaking
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Variety, Nonfiction, or Reality Program
Outstanding host for a reality or competition program
Outstanding Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation
Outstanding lighting design/direction for a variety series
Outstanding lighting design / lighting direction for a variety show special
Outstanding Makeup for a Variety, Nonfiction, or Reality Program
Outstanding Musical Composition for a Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Underscore)
Outstanding musical direction
Outstanding narrator
Outstanding image editing for a non-fiction program
Excellent image processing for a structured reality or a competition program
Outstanding image editing for an unstructured reality program
Excellent photo editor for variety show programming
Outstanding Production Design for a Variety Special
Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Reality, or Competition Series
Excellent animation program in short form
Outstanding short-form comedy, drama or variety series
Excellent short form nonfiction or reality series
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction or Reality Program (single or multi-camera)
Outstanding Audio Mixing for a Nonfiction or Reality Program (single or multi-camera)
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special
Excellent structured reality program
Outstanding technical direction, camera work, video direction for a series
Outstanding technical direction, camera work, video control for a special
Excellent unstructured reality program
Outstanding Variety Special (Live)
Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-recorded)
Outstanding writing for a non-fiction program
Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2022: Sunday, September 4th

Outstanding Actor in a Short-Form Comedy or Drama Series
Outstanding Actress in a Short-Form Comedy or Drama Series
Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series
Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
Outstanding Casting for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Outstanding choreography for scripting
Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Outstanding cinematography for a multi-camera series
Outstanding Cinematography for a Single Camera Series (Half Hour)
Outstanding Cinematography for a Single Camera Series (One Hour)
Outstanding contemporary costumes
Outstanding contemporary hairstyling
Outstanding Contemporary Makeup (non-prosthetic)
Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding main title design
Outstanding motion design
Outstanding multi-camera photo editing for a comedy series
Outstanding Musical Composition for a Limited or Anthology Series, Movie, or Special (Original Dramatic Score)
Outstanding Musical Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)
Outstanding music support
Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
Outstanding original music and lyrics
Outstanding period and/or character hairstyling
Excellent Period and/or Character Build (non-prosthetic)
Outstanding historical costumes
Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary Program (One Hour or Longer)
Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program (One Hour or Longer)
Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half Hour)
Outstanding prosthetic makeup
Outstanding single camera photo editing for a comedy series
Outstanding single camera photo editing for a drama series
Outstanding single camera photo editing for a limited or anthology series or movie
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (½ hour) and Animation
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (½ hour) and Animation
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)
Excellent sound mixing for a limited or anthology series or film
Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Season or Movie
Outstanding special visual effects in a single episode
Outstanding stunt coordination for a comedy series or variety program
Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series, Anthology, or Movie
Outstanding stunt performance
Outstanding TV Movie

74th Emmy Awards TV Show: Monday, September 12

Outstanding comedy series
Excellent competition program
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Outstanding Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Outstanding drama series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series or Movies
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Outstanding Variety Talk Series
Outstanding Screenplay for a Comedy Series
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special

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