Drunk History

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series


Drunk History is the liquored-up narration of our nation’s history. Hosted by Derek Waters and featuring an ever-changing cast of actors and comedians, the series presents all the rich tales that the past has to offer. Booze helps bring out the truth. Sometimes the truth is a little incoherent.

For Your Consideration



Executive Producers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Derek Waters, Jeremy Konner, Owen Burke
Co-Executive Producer: Greg Tuculescu
Producer: Zachary Halley

Outstanding Direction for a Variety Series

Derek Waters – Episode 609, “Derek Waters’ Believe it or Not”

Jeremy Waters – Episode 616, “Bad Blood”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Derek Waters
Craig Cackowski

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Maria Blasucci

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Justice Smith – Episode 616, “Bad Blood”

Colin Hanks – Episode 609, “Derek Waters’ Believe it or Not”

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Aubrey Plaza – Episode 616, “Bad Blood”

Sophia Bush – Episode 613, “Whistleblowers”

Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Reality Or Competition Series

Monica Sotto
Rae Deslich
Linette McCown

Outstanding for Cinematography Nonfiction Program

Logan Schneider

Outstanding Picture Editing for a Variety Series

John Sandlin

Outstanding Costumes for a Nonfiction Series

Christina Mongini
Annakisa Adams

Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series

Melissa DeLizia

Outstanding Period and/or Character Hairstyling

Julia Papworth
Ashley Childers
Monte Haught

Outstanding Picture Editing for a Variety Series

Kat Bardot
Abby Lyle Clawson

“…an undercelebrated gift to television”

– The New Yorker

“Sweet, filthy, and forgiving…”

– The New Yorker

“Drunk History continues to be the gift that keeps on giving”

– Marie Claire

“Fresher than ever”

– Entertainment Tonight


S6 E16 | "Bad Blood"

Mary Mallon spreads typhoid fever wherever she goes, and Cleopatra’s younger sister Arsinoe schemes her way in and out of power in Ancient Egypt.