RuPaul thanked the Television Academy for his Emmy nominations with a powerful statement on LGBTQ+ rights. On 11 July, the extensive list of nominees was finally announced ahead of the upcoming Primetime Emmy Awards.

This year an array of LGBTQ+ inclusive shows landed nominations, including The White Lotus, Euphoria, Only Murders in the Building and Yellowjackets.

For the fifth year in a row, RuPaul’s Drag Race earned a bevvy of nominations, including one for Outstanding Competition Program and another for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program.