All the Jewish Nominees at the 2024 Emmys, Which Are Actually the 2023 Emmys

Yes, it's confusing. Still, yay for these Jewish actors.

Last week, we highlighted all the Jewish nominees at the 81st Golden Globe awards. Now, we’re back to honor all the Jews nominated at the 75th Primetime Emmy awards!

The ceremony, which will air this Monday, January 15 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox, will honor excellence in television for shows or made-for-TV movies released between June 1, 2022, and May 31, 2023. Yes, you read that correctly: Though these awards are being held in 2024, they are technically the 2023 Emmys. (The ceremony was initially scheduled for September 2023 but was postponed due to the concurrent WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes.) So, while most Jewish TV nominees from this year’s Golden Globe awards have carried over, there are quite a few fun additions from 2022!

For example, “Fleishman Is In Trouble,” the incredibly Jewish show based on the 2019 novel by Taffy Brodesser-Akner, has three nominations, including Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series. Plus, “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” has two nominations (no, Weird Al isn’t Jewish, but the actor who plays him in the TV movie is!).

Another difference from the Golden Globes is that before the Emmy’s Primetime ceremony, the Television Academy hands out Emmy’s during two unaired ceremonies called the Creative Arts Emmys. This year, these ceremonies were held on January 6 and January 7, which means we already have some Jewish Emmy winners in 2024! Judith Light took home the statuette for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “Poker Face” and Maya Rudolph won Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for “Big Mouth.” Outside of acting awards, Ken Burns’ documentary “The U.S. and The Holocaust” topped the Outstanding Writing For A Nonfiction Program category and Jewish composer Danny Elfman received his third Emmy for scoring the main title theme music for Netflix’s “Wednesday.”

So, without further ado, here are all the individual Jewish nominees at the 75th Primetime Emmy awards:

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Jason Segel, “Shrinking”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Natasha Lyonne, “Poker Face”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Brett Goldstein, “Ted Lasso”

Ebon Moss-Bachrach, “The Bear”

Henry Winkler, “Barry”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Alex Borstein, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Daniel Radcliffe, “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Lizzy Caplan, “Fleishman Is in Trouble”

Evelyn Frick

Evelyn Frick (she/they) is a writer and associate editor at Hey Alma. She graduated from Vassar College in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. In her spare time, she's a comedian and contributor for Reductress and The Onion.

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