28th Annual Critics Choice Awards: TV Nominations

The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced the TV category nominees for the 28th Annual Critics Choice Awards. The winners will be revealed at the star-studded Critics Choice Awards gala, which will broadcast LIVE on The CW from the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 15, 2023 (7:00 – 10:00 pm ET, delayed PT – check local listings).

ABC’s Abbott Elementary leads the TV contenders for the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards with six nominations. In addition to Best Comedy Series, the show earned several acting nominations including Best Actress in a Comedy Series for Quinta Brunson. Chris Perfetti and Tyler James Williams were both nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, while Janelle James and Sheryl Lee Ralph both earned nods for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Better Call Saul (AMC) followed with an impressive five nominations overall, including Best Drama Series. Bob Odenkirk is nominated for Best Actor in a Drama Series, and Giancarlo Esposito garnered a nomination in the Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category. Carol Burnett and Rhea Seehorn will vie for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Gaslit” (Starz), Reservation Dogs (FX), and The Good Fight (Paramount+) tied with four nominations each.

“As we embark on holding the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards, we are amazed by the wealth of remarkable television programs that were considered to become this year’s nominees,” said Critics Choice Association TV Branch co-president Ed Martin. “Clearly, the industry has rebounded in a big way. We look forward to honoring the year’s finest shows and performances at the upcoming awards ceremony.”

Nominations for the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards film categories will be announced on December 14 at 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET.

The Critics Choice Awards are bestowed annually by the Critics Choice Association to honor the finest in cinematic and television achievement. Historically, they are the most accurate predictor of Academy Award nominations.

The 28th annual Critics Choice Awards show will be executive-produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment. The CCA is represented by Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig.

28th Annual Critics Choice Awards
28th Annual Critics Choice Awards.

TELEVISION NOMINATIONS FOR THE 28TH ANNUAL CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS

BEST DRAMA SERIESAndor (Disney+)Bad Sisters (Apple TV+)Better Call Saul (AMC)The Crown (Netflix)Euphoria (HBO)The Good Fight (Paramount+)House of the Dragon (HBO)Severance (Apple TV+)Yellowstone (Paramount Network)

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIESJeff Bridges – The Old Man (FX)Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us (NBC)Diego Luna – Andor (Disney+)Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul (AMC)Adam Scott – Severance (Apple TV+)Antony Starr – The Boys (Prime Video)

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIESChristine Baranski – The Good Fight (Paramount+)Sharon Horgan – Bad Sisters (Apple TV+)Laura Linney – Ozark (Netflix)Mandy Moore – This Is Us (NBC)Kelly Reilly – Yellowstone (Paramount Network)Zendaya – Euphoria (HBO)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIESAndre Braugher – The Good Fight (Paramount+)Ismael Cruz Córdova – The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (Prime Video)Michael Emerson – Evil (Paramount+)Giancarlo Esposito – Better Call Saul (AMC)John Lithgow – The Old Man (FX)Matt Smith – House of the Dragon (HBO)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIESMilly Alcock – House of the Dragon (HBO)Carol Burnett – Better Call Saul (AMC)Jennifer Coolidge – The White Lotus (HBO)Julia Garner – Ozark (Netflix)Audra McDonald – The Good Fight (Paramount+)Rhea Seehorn – Better Call Saul (AMC)

Jeremy Allen White, Lionel Boyce, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach in The Bear
Pictured: (l-r) Jeremy Allen White as Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto, Lionel Boyce as Marcus, Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richard ‘Richie’ Jerimovich in THE BEAR. (FX)

BEST COMEDY SERIESAbbott Elementary (ABC)Barry (HBO)The Bear (FX)Better Things (FX)Ghosts (CBS)Hacks (HBO Max)Reboot (Hulu)Reservation Dogs (FX)

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIESMatt Berry – What We Do in the Shadows (FX)Bill Hader – Barry (HBO)Keegan-Michael Key – Reboot (Hulu)Steve Martin – Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)Jeremy Allen White – The Bear (FX)D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai – Reservation Dogs (FX)

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIESChristina Applegate – Dead to Me (Netflix)Quinta Brunson – Abbott Elementary (ABC)Kaley Cuoco – The Flight Attendant (HBO Max)Renée Elise Goldsberry – Girls5eva (Peacock)Devery Jacobs – Reservation Dogs (FX)Jean Smart – Hacks (HBO Max)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIESBrandon Scott Jones – Ghosts (CBS)Leslie Jordan – Call Me Kat (Fox)James Marsden – Dead to Me (Netflix)Chris Perfetti – Abbott Elementary (ABC)Tyler James Williams – Abbott Elementary (ABC)Henry Winkler – Barry (HBO)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIESPaulina Alexis – Reservation Dogs (FX)Ayo Edebiri – The Bear (FX)Marcia Gay Harden – Uncoupled (Netflix)Janelle James – Abbott Elementary (ABC)Annie Potts – Young Sheldon (CBS)Sheryl Lee Ralph – Abbott Elementary (ABC)

BEST LIMITED SERIESThe Dropout (Hulu)Gaslit (Starz)The Girl from Plainville (Hulu)The Offer (Paramount+)Pam & Tommy (Hulu)Station Eleven (HBO Max)This Is Going to Hurt (AMC+)Under the Banner of Heaven (FX)

Vicky Krieps and Ben Foster in The Survivor
Vicky Krieps and Ben Foster in The Survivor. Courtesy of BRON Studios.

BEST MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISIONFresh (Hulu)Prey (Hulu)Ray Donovan: The Movie (Showtime)The Survivor (HBO)Three Months (Paramount+)Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (The Roku Channel)

BEST ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISIONBen Foster – The Survivor (HBO)Andrew Garfield – Under the Banner of Heaven (FX)Samuel L. Jackson – The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey (Apple TV+)Daniel Radcliffe – Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (The Roku Channel)Sebastian Stan – Pam & Tommy (Hulu)Ben Whishaw – This is Going to Hurt (AMC+)

BEST ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISIONJulia Garner – Inventing Anna (Netflix)Lily James – Pam & Tommy (Hulu)Amber Midthunder – Prey (Hulu)Julia Roberts – Gaslit (Starz)Michelle Pfeiffer – The First Lady (Showtime)Amanda Seyfried – The Dropout (Hulu)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISIONMurray Bartlett – Welcome to Chippendales (Hulu)Domhnall Gleeson – The Patient (FX)Matthew Goode – The Offer (Paramount+)Paul Walter Hauser – Black Bird (Apple TV+)Ray Liotta – Black Bird (Apple TV+)Shea Whigham – Gaslit (Starz)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISIONClaire Danes – Fleishman Is in Trouble (FX)Dominique Fishback – The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey (Apple TV+)Betty Gilpin – Gaslit (Starz)Melanie Lynskey – Candy (Hulu)Niecy Nash-Betts – Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (Netflix)Juno Temple – The Offer (Paramount+)

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE SERIES1899 (Netflix)Borgen (Netflix)Extraordinary Attorney Woo (Netflix)Garcia! (HBO Max)The Kingdom Exodus (MUBI)Kleo (Netflix)My Brilliant Friend (HBO)Pachinko (Apple TV+)Tehran (Apple TV+)

Star Trek: Lower Decks
“Grounded” — Noël Wells as Ensign Tendi, Jack Quaid as Ensign Brad Boimler, Tawny Newsome as Ensign Beckett Mariner, and Eugene Cordero as Ensign Rutherford of the Paramount+ series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS. Photo: Paramount+. ©2022 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved

BEST ANIMATED SERIESBluey (Disney+)Bob’s Burgers (Fox)Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal (Adult Swim)Harley Quinn (HBO Max)Star Trek: Lower Decks (Paramount+)Undone (Prime Video)

BEST TALK SHOWThe Amber Ruffin Show (Peacock)Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)The Kelly Clarkson Show (NBC)Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC)Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (Bravo)

BEST COMEDY SPECIALFortune Feimster: Good Fortune (Netflix)Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel (HBO)Joel Kim Booster: Psychosexual (Netflix)Nikki Glaser: Good Clean Filth (HBO)Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special (Netflix)Would It Kill You to Laugh? Starring Kate Berlant & John Early (Peacock)

The Critics Choice Awards will be broadcast LIVE on The CW from the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 15, 2023 (7:00–10:00 PM ET, delayed PT – check local listings).

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Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.

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