The 2023 Emmy nominations are out. These nominations, announced Wednesday, celebrate the best in television from June 1, 2022 to May 31, 2023.  This year’s nominations were revealed by Yvette Nicole Brown and Television Academy chairman and CEO Frank Scherma in a live ceremony. Although the host of the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards is yet to be announced, the ceremony has been slated for September 18 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. 

Black Women Nominated

This year saw a handful of first-time nominations for Black women as well as nods for veterans. Top comedy shows, starring Black women, such as “Abbott Elementary” and “The Bear” were in the running. However, no Black woman was nominated in such highly coveted categories as the Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Networks like HBO nabbed the highest nomination with 127 nods. Other streaming networks like Netflix followed closely behind. This year’s nominations saw a reoccurrence of shows such as “Succession” and “Ted Lasso”  getting numerous nods.

Below is a list of the Black women who were nominated this year and the category and project they were nominated for.

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Ayo Edebiri – “The Bear”

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Quinta Brunson – “Abbott Elementary”

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Dominique Fishback – “Swarm”

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Janelle James – “Abbott Elementary” 

Sheryl Lee Ralph – “Abbott Elementary”

Jessica Williams – “Shrinking”

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Niecy Nash-Betts – “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story”

Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Taraji P. Henson – “Abbott Elementary”

Quinta Brunson – “Saturday Night Live”

Sarah Niles – “Ted Lasso”

Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Storm Reid – “The Last of Us”