Netflix Series and Special Hopefuls for 75th Primetime Emmy Awards

We look through all the shows and specials Netflix hopes to be taking home awards for in late 2023.

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Netflix has just updated its FYC campaign site, giving us the full list of titles they’ve submitted and will campaign for in the forthcoming 75th Primetime Emmy Awards. 

Set to air on Fox in September 2023; the ceremony will once again set out to award the biggest and best shows of the 2022/23 season and Netflix has a fair few shows it thinks have a shot at taking home some of the numerous awards up for offer. Nominations are announced on July 12th, 2023.

Full List of Netflix Hopefuls for 2023 Emmys

Titles marked with an asterisk are titles that have bigger boxes on Netflix’s FYC page, suggesting they’re higher up the pecking order. Listed in order as presented on the FYC site.

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Animated Programs Hopefuls

  • Agent Elvis (Season 1)
  • Big Mouth (Season 6)
  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (Season 1)
  • Entergalactic (Season 1)

Comedy Series Hopefuls

  • Mo (Season 1)*
  • Wednesday (Season 1)*
  • Cobra Kai (Season 5)
  • Dead to Me (Season 3)
  • Emily in Paris (Season 3)
  • Never Have I Ever (Season 3)

Documentary Series Hopefuls

  • Harry & Meghan*
  • Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal*
  • Chef’s Table: Pizza
  • Chimp Empire
  • Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes
  • Keep Sweet Pray and Obey
  • MH370: The Plane That Disappeared
  • Pepsi, Where’s My Jet?
  • Untold

Documentary Special Hopefuls

  • Descendant*
  • Pamela: A Love Story*
  • “Sr.”*
  • Stutz
  • The Volcano: Rescue from Whakaari

Drama Series Hopefuls

  • The Crown (Season 5)*
  • Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story (Limited Series)*
  • Stranger Things (Season 4)*
  • 1899 (Season 1)
  • The Diplomat (Season 1)
  • The Sandman (Season 1)
  • Shadow and Bone (Season 2)
  • The Umbrella Academy (Season 3)
  • You (Season 4)

Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special Hopefuls

  • The Light We Carry with Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey*
  • My Next Guest with David Letterman and Volodymyr Zelenskyy*
  • Somebody Feed Phil (Season 6)*

Limited Series Hopefuls

  • Beef (Season 1)*
  • DAHMER: Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (Season 1)*
  • Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities (Season 1)*
  • From Scratch (Limited Series)
  • Kaleidoscope (Limited Series)
  • The Watcher (Limited Series)
  • The Witcher: Blood Origin (Limited Series)

Unstructured Reality Series Hopefuls

  • Full Swing (Season 1)*

Structured Reality Series Hopefuls

  • Love is Blind (Season 4)*

Game Show Reality Series Hopefuls

  • Is It Cake? (Season 1)*

Reality Competition Hopefuls

  • Nailed It!: Halloween (Season 1)*
  • Outlast (Season 1)

Short Form Series Hopefuls

  • I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Season 3)*

Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series Hopefuls

  • That’s My Time with David Letterman

Variety Specials (Pre-Recorded) Hopefuls

  • Chris Rock: Selective Outrage*
  • Bill Burr: Live at Red Rocks
  • Gabriel Iglesias: Stadium Fluffy
  • Hasan Minhaj: The King’s Jester
  • Jo Koy: Live from the LA Forum
  • My Name is Mo’Nique
  • Patton Oswalt: We All Scream
  • Sebastian Maniscalco: Is It Me?
  • Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration
  • Trevor Noah: I Wish You Would

You can view Netflix’s FYC site in full here.

While on the subject of awards, we’ve also begun cataloging some of Netflix’s 2024 Oscar hopefuls here.

Which titles within Netflix’s slate do you think should be up for Emmy Awards in 2023? Let us know in the comments down below.

Netflix Series and Special Hopefuls for 75th Primetime Emmy Awards

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