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[11/14/16 - 06:46 AM]
HBO Leads Television Nominations for the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards with 22 Nominations
As previously announced, actor and comedian T.J. Miller will serve as the show's host.

[via press release from A&E]

HBO LEADS TELEVISION NOMINATIONS FOR THE 22ND ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS WITH 22 NOMINATIONS

THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON LEADS ALL SERIES WITH SIX NOMINATIONS

AWARDS GALA WILL BROADCAST LIVE ON A&E FROM THE BARKER HANGAR IN SANTA MONICA DECEMBER 11th AT 8PM ET/ 5 PM PT

HOSTED BY T.J. MILLER

(Los Angeles, CA - November 14, 2016) - The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) has announced the television nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards. The winners will be revealed live at the star-studded Critics' Choice Awards gala, which will be broadcast from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on A&E on Sunday, December 11 at 8PM ET/ 5PM PT. The awards broadcast will immediately follow the "Critics' Choice Red Carpet Live" on A&E. As previously announced, actor and comedian T.J. Miller will serve as the show's host.

The nominations were announced by Entertainment Weekly via EW.com and the People/Entertainment Weekly Network (People.com/PEN) as part of a multi-platform content and promotional partnership between EW and the "Critics' Choice Awards" which was revealed earlier this month.

HBO leads the television honors with 22 nominations, followed by ABC and Netflix with 14 each, and FX with 12. Topping the list of nominated series is The People v. O.J. Simpson (FX) with six. Game of Thrones (HBO), The Night Manager (AMC), and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix) follow closely behind with five each. All the Way (HBO), House of Cards (Netflix), Roots (History), and Veep (HBO) all earned four nominations. Other multi-nominated series include American Crime (ABC), Black-ish (ABC), Killing Reagan (National Geographic), Modern Family (ABC), Mr. Robot (USA Network), Ray Donovan (Showtime), Saturday Night Live (NBC), The Crown (Netflix), and Westworld (HBO) with three, and America's Got Talent (NBC), Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN), Atlanta (FX), Better Call Saul (AMC), Chopped (Food Network), Confirmation (HBO), Fleabag (Amazon), Outlander (Starz), RuPaul's Drag Race (Logo), Silicon Valley (HBO), The Americans (FX), The Dresser (Starz), The Good Wife (CBS), The Voice (NBC), and Transparent (Amazon) each with two nominations.

"In this golden age of peak TV, viewers have an embarrassment of riches to choose from every day and night," said BTJA president Joey Berlin. "The Critics' Choice Awards are chosen to help people find the best of the best. We can't wait until December 11 to celebrate with all these incredibly deserving nominees."

"The Critics' Choice Awards" are bestowed annually by the BFCA and BTJA to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement. The BFCA is the largest film critics' organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 300 television, radio and online critics. BFCA members are the primary source of information for today's film-going public. BTJA is the collective voice of almost 100 journalists who regularly cover television for TV viewers, radio listeners and online audiences. Historically, the "Critics' Choice Awards" are the most accurate predictor of the Academy Award nominations.

The BFCA will announce on December 1 the movie category nominees for the "22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards."

"The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards" will be produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment. BFCA/BTJA are represented by WME and Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig.

About Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly is your all-access pass to Hollywood's most creative minds and most fascinating stars. The magazine was launched by Time Inc. in 1990 and is America's leading consumer publication in the entertainment category, with a guaranteed circulation rate base of 1.5 million and a combined audience of almost 28 million loyal, engaged fans. Each day, EW.com publishes a myriad of featured stories, blog posts, TV-recaps, original videos, film reviews and photo galleries. In April 2015, the PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly Network reached #1 in its competitive set with 56.4 million unique visitors and during the same month, EW.com desktop, tablet and mobile growth hit an all-time high of 19.9 million combined unique visitors. Entertainment Weekly is the first to know about the best in entertainment. With sharp insight, unparalleled access and a trusted voice, EW keeps readers plugged into pop culture. This is where the buzz begins. Entertainment Weekly is also available on the iPhone(R), iPad(R), Apple News App, NOOK Color(TM), HP Touchpad, Kindle Fire, Next Issue, and select Android(TM) devices. On social media, join the Entertainment Weekly community on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and Google +.

About BFCA/BTJA

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) is the largest film critics organization in the United States and Canada, representing more than 300 television, radio and online critics. The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) is a partner organization to the BFCA and includes TV, radio and Internet journalists who cover television on a regular basis. For more information, visit: www.CriticsChoice.com

About A&E Network

A&E leads the cultural conversation through high-quality, thought provoking original programming with a unique point of view. Whether it's the network's distinctive brand of award-winning disruptive reality, groundbreaking documentary, or premium scripted drama, A&E always makes entertainment an art. The A&E website is located at aetv.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/aetv and Facebook at facebook.com/AETV.

Follow the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards on Twitter and Instagram @CriticsChoice and on Facebook/CriticsChoiceAwards.

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TELEVISION NOMINATIONS FOR THE 22nd ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS

BEST COMEDY SERIES
Atlanta - FX
Black-ish - ABC
Fleabag - Amazon
Modern Family - ABC
Silicon Valley - HBO
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix
Veep - HBO

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Ellie Kemper - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep - HBO
Kate McKinnon - Saturday Night Live - NBC
Tracee Ellis Ross - Black-ish - ABC
Phoebe Waller-Bridge - Fleabag - Amazon
Constance Wu - Fresh Off the Boat - ABC

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Anthony Anderson - Black-ish - ABC
Will Forte - The Last Man on Earth - FOX
Donald Glover - Atlanta - FX
Bill Hader - Documentary Now! - IFC
Patrick Stewart - Blunt Talk - Starz
Jeffrey Tambor - Transparent - Amazon

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Julie Bowen - Modern Family - ABC
Anna Chlumsky - Veep - HBO
Allison Janney - Mom - CBS
Jane Krakowski - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix
Judith Light - Transparent - Amazon
Allison Williams - Girls - HBO

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Louie Anderson - Baskets - FX
Andre Braugher - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - FOX
Tituss Burgess - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix
Ty Burrell - Modern Family - ABC
Tony Hale - Veep - HBO
T.J. Miller - Silicon Valley - HBO

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A COMEDY SERIES
Alec Baldwin - Saturday Night Live - NBC
Christine Baranski - The Big Bang Theory - CBS
Larry David - Saturday Night Live - NBC
Lisa Kudrow - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix
Liam Neeson - Inside Amy Schumer - Comedy Central

BEST ANIMATED SERIES
Archer - FX
Bob's Burgers - FOX
BoJack Horseman - Netflix
Son of Zorn - FOX
South Park - Comedy Central
The Simpsons - FOX

BEST REALITY COMPETITION SERIES
America's Got Talent - NBC
MasterChef Junior - FOX
RuPaul's Drag Race - Logo
Skin Wars - GSN
The Amazing Race - CBS
The Voice - NBC

BEST STRUCTURED REALITY SERIES
Chopped - Food Network
Inside The Actors Studio - Bravo
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - The CW
Project Runway - Lifetime
Shark Tank - ABC
Undercover Boss - CBS

BEST UNSTRUCTURED REALITY SERIES
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown - CNN
Chrisley Knows Best - USA Network
Deadliest Catch - Discovery
Ice Road Truckers - History
Intervention - A&E
Naked and Afraid - Discovery

BEST TALK SHOW
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee - TBS
Jimmy Kimmel Live! - ABC
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver - HBO
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah - Comedy Central
The Late Late Show with James Corden - CBS
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - NBC

BEST REALITY SHOW HOST
Ted Allen - Chopped - Food Network
Tom Bergeron - Dancing with the Stars - ABC
Anthony Bourdain - Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown - CNN
Nick Cannon - America's Got Talent - NBC
Carson Daly - The Voice - NBC
RuPaul - RuPaul's Drag Race - Logo

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Peter Dinklage - Game of Thrones - HBO
Kit Harington - Game of Thrones - HBO
John Lithgow - The Crown - Netflix
Mandy Patinkin - Homeland - Showtime
Christian Slater - Mr. Robot - USA Network
Jon Voight - Ray Donovan - Showtime

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Christine Baranski - The Good Wife - CBS
Emilia Clarke - Game of Thrones - HBO
Lena Headey - Game of Thrones - HBO
Thandie Newton - Westworld - HBO
Maura Tierney - The Affair - Showtime
Constance Zimmer - UnREAL - Lifetime

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Sam Heughan - Outlander - Starz
Rami Malek - Mr. Robot - USA Network
Bob Odenkirk - Better Call Saul - AMC
Matthew Rhys - The Americans - FX
Liev Schreiber - Ray Donovan - Showtime
Kevin Spacey - House of Cards - Netflix

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Caitriona Balfe - Outlander - Starz
Viola Davis - How to Get Away with Murder - ABC
Tatiana Maslany - Orphan Black - BBC America
Keri Russell - The Americans - FX
Evan Rachel Wood - Westworld - HBO
Robin Wright - House of Cards - Netflix

BEST DRAMA SERIES
Better Call Saul - AMC
Game of Thrones - HBO
Mr. Robot - USA Network
Stranger Things - Netflix
The Crown - Netflix
This Is Us - NBC
Westworld - HBO

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A DRAMA SERIES
Mahershala Ali - House of Cards - Netflix
Lisa Bonet - Ray Donovan - Showtime
Ellen Burstyn - House of Cards - Netflix
Michael J. Fox - The Good Wife - CBS
Jared Harris - The Crown - Netflix
Jeffrey Dean Morgan - The Walking Dead - AMC

BEST MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
All the Way - HBO
Confirmation - HBO
Killing Reagan - National Geographic
Roots - History
The Night Manager - AMC
The People v. O.J. Simpson - FX

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Bryan Cranston - All the Way - HBO
Benedict Cumberbatch - Sherlock: The Abominable Bride - PBS
Cuba Gooding Jr. - The People v. O.J. Simpson - FX
Tom Hiddleston - The Night Manager - AMC
Tim Matheson - Killing Reagan - National Geographic
Courtney B. Vance - The People v. O.J. Simpson - FX

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Sterling K. Brown - The People v. O.J. Simpson - FX
Lane Garrison - Roots - History
Frank Langella - All the Way - HBO
Hugh Laurie - The Night Manager - AMC
John Travolta - The People v. O.J. Simpson - FX
Forest Whitaker - Roots - History

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Olivia Colman - The Night Manager - AMC
Felicity Huffman - American Crime - ABC
Cynthia Nixon - Killing Reagan - National Geographic
Sarah Paulson - The People v. O.J. Simpson - FX
Lili Taylor - American Crime - ABC
Kerry Washington - Confirmation - HBO

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Elizabeth Debicki - The Night Manager - AMC
Regina King - American Crime - ABC
Sarah Lancashire - The Dresser - Starz
Melissa Leo - All the Way - HBO
Anna Paquin - Roots - History
Emily Watson - The Dresser - Starz





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