The limited series category of Emmys has some truly outstanding scriptwriting this year, but overall Disney has truly done well for nominations. But then, Ted Lasso is the show that everyone’s talking about. Will recency be enough to tip it over the edge?

Sadly, we’ll have to wait until September 19th to see!

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Show / EpisodeWriter(s)Notes
The Flight Attendant – In Case of EmergencySteve Yockey
Girls5eva – PilotMeredith Scardino
Hacks – There Is No LineLucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, and Jen StatskyWINNER
PEN15 – PlayMaya ErskineScript not available
Ted Lasso – Make Rebecca Great AgainJoe Kelly, Brendan Hunt, and Jason Sudeikis
Ted Lasso – PilotJason Sudeikis, Bill Lawrence, Brendan Hunt, and Joe Kelly Favourite

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Show / EpisodeWriter(s)Notes
The Boys – What I KnowRebecca Sonnenshine
The Crown – WarPeter MorganWINNER
The Handmaid’s Tale – HomeYahlin Chang
Lovecraft Country – SundownMisha Green Favourite
The Mandalorian – Chapter 13: The JediDave FiloniScript not available
The Mandalorian – Chapter 16: The RescueJon FavreauScript not available
Pose – Series FinaleSteven Canals, Brad Falchuk, Our Lady J,
Janet Mock, and Ryan Murphy

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special

Show / EpisodeWriter(s)Notes
I May Destroy YouMichaela Coel Favourite & WINNER
Mare of EasttownBrad Ingelsby
The Queen’s GambitScott Frank
WandaVision – All-New Halloween Spooktacular!Chuck Hayward and Peter Cameron
WandaVision – Filmed Before a Live Studio AudienceJac Schaeffer
WandaVision – Previously OnLaura Donney

Updated with winners! I called I May Destroy You correctly, but sadly not the others!