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UPDATED 4/7/22: Now that the 74th Emmys has been set for September 12, some of the phase 2 key dates have been changed. Also: The Governors Balls are back!

The Television Academy has officially shared its 2022 Emmy calendar, and not a lot has changed from last year. Emmy nominations will be announced on Tuesday, July 12 — which is the same time they were announced this past year — and the Primetime Emmys event will air exactly two months later on September 12.

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, the TV Academy will also bring back Governors Balls to celebrate after the Creative Arts and Primetime Emmys ceremonies. (The Academy scrapped the events in 2020 and 2021 due to the safety concerns.)

NBC has the rights to the Emmy telecast this year, as part of the four-network wheel system, which means it was always likely that the ceremony will be held on a Monday. That’s because NBC airs NFL Sunday Night Football — and the last time the network broadcast the Emmys, in 2018, it was moved to Monday for that exact reason. The ceremony is expected to return to the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles’ LA Live this year, for the first time since before the pandemic. (It was held nearby in 2020 at the Staples Center and in 2021 at the Events Deck at LA Live.)

The Television Academy announced any a handful of minor rule changes for 2022, including eliminating the program time length for comedy and drama series and further defining what a “limited series” is. It also partnered with the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to announce a realignment of some series eligibility — moving to more genre, rather than daypart, distinctions.

The eligibility period for the 74th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be programs that aired between June 1, 2021, and May 31, 2022 — with the usual “hanging episodes” rules in effect for any series that has a season that straddles two different eligibility periods.

Here is the Primetime Emmys calendar for the 2022 awards season, subject, as always, to change:

February

February 10: 
Online entry process begins

March

March 31: 
Deadline to apply for membership to guarantee voting eligibility for both rounds of the 74th Emmy competition and to secure member entry fee discount. This date also applies to former members. Application must be completed and paid in order to qualify.

April

April 7: 
Deadline for current voting members to apply for hyphenate voting status and for Associate members to apply to upgrade to Active voting membership.

May

May 12, 6 p.m.: 
Entry deadline for ALL entries that were originally presented 6 p.m. – 2 a.m., June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2022 or content that identifies as Primetime programming by virtue of genre (including hanging episodes)

May 12, 6 p.m.: 
Upload deadline for all entry materials

June

June 16: 
Nominations-round voting begins

June 27, 10 p.m.: 
Nominations-round voting ends

July

Tuesday, July 12: 
Nominations announced

July 26: 
Deadline for errors and omissions to the nominations

August

Week of August 8
: Final-round videos available for viewing

August 12: 
Final-round voting begins

August 22, 10 p.m.: 
Final-round voting ends

August 24 – September 10: TV Academy Emmy nominee celebrations

 

September

September 3 and 4: Creative Arts Emmy Awards and Governors Balls

September 10
: 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards taped telecast on FXX

September 12
: 74th Emmy Awards and NBC Telecast, followed by Governors Ball

To see all the latest predictions, of all the categories, in one place, visit THE EMMYS COLLECTIVE
Visit each category, per the individual awards show from THE EMMYS HUB

2022 Primetime Emmy Awards Predictions

  • Outstanding Drama Series
    • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
    • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
    • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
    • Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
    • Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Comedy Series
    • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
    • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
    • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
    • Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
    • Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
  • Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series
    • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
    • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
    • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
    • Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series or Anthology Series or Movie
    • Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special
  • Outstanding Competition Program
  • Outstanding Variety Talk Series
    • Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
    • Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)
    • Outstanding Variety Special (Live)