Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The 2021 Dorian (GALECA) TV Award Nominations

By Matt Neglia 

GALECA, the Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, have announced their nominations for the 2021 Dorian Awards representing the best in television and LGBTQ representation on TV for 2021. The Dorian TV Award winners will be revealed Sunday, August 29th.

Click below to see the nominations.

BEST TV DRAMA
Bridgerton
The Crown
Lovecraft Country
P-Valley
Pose

BEST TV COMEDY
The Flight Attendant
Girls5eva
Hacks
PEN15
Ted Lasso

BEST LGBTQ SHOW
I May Destroy You
It’s A Sin 
Love, Victor 
Pose
Veneno

BEST TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES
I May Destroy You
It’s a Sin
Mare of Easttown 
Small Axe
The Queen’s Gambit

BEST UNSUNG SHOW
A Black Lady Sketch 
ShowGirls5eva
Love, Victor 
Search Party
Veneno 
We Are Who We Are

BEST TV PERFORMANCE
Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You
Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant

Thuso Mbedu, The Underground Railroad
Elizabeth Olsen, WandaVision
Billy Porter, Pose

MJ Rodriguez, Pose
Jean Smart, Hacks
Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso

Anya Taylor-Joy, The Queen’s Gambit
Kate Winslet, Mare of Easttown

BEST SUPPORTING TV PERFORMANCE
Gillian Anderson, The Crown
John Boyega, Small Axe
Pappa Essiedu, I May Destroy You
Kathryn Hahn, WandaVision
Marielle Heller, The Queen’s Gambit
Callum Scott Howells, It’s a Sin
Dominique Jackson, Pose
Julianne Nicholson, Mare of Easttown
Jean Smart, Mare of Easttown
Bowen Yang, Saturday Night Live

BEST TV MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Lady Gaga, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Biden-Harris Inauguration
Jonathan Groff, “You’ll Be Back,” Hamilton 
Kathryn Hahn, “Agatha All Along,” WandaVision
Elton John & Years & Years, “It’s a Sin,” BRIT Awards 2021
Punkie Johnson, Anya-Taylor Joy, Lil Nas X, Kate McKinnon, Bowen Yang, “Pride Month Song,” Saturday Night Live
Bowen Yang (as The Iceberg That Sank the Titanic), “Loverboy,” Saturday Night Live 

BEST TV DOCUMENTARY OR DOCUMENTARY SERIES
Framing Britney Spears
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark
Pretend It’s a City
Pride
Tina

BEST CURRENT AFFAIRS SHOW
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Amber Ruffin Show
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Ziwe

BEST ANIMATED SHOW
Big Mouth
Bob’s Burgers
Harley Quinn
Invincible
South Park: The Pandemic Special

BEST REALITY SHOW
Legendary
Nailed It
Queer Eye
RuPaul’s Drag Race
The Great British Bake Off

MOST VISUALLY STRIKING SHOW
Bridgerton
The Crown
Lovecraft Country
Pose
Small Axe
The Mandalorian
WandaVision

CAMPIEST TV SHOW
At Home with Amy Sedaris
Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square
Eurovision Song Contest
Ratched
WandaVision

WILDE WIT AWARD
(To a performer, writer or commentator whose observations both challenge and amuse)
Michaela Coel
Kathryn Hahn
Fran Lebowitz
Randy Rainbow
Bowen Yang

THE INAUGURAL “YOU DESERVE AN AWARD!” AWARD
(To a uniquely talented TV icon we adore)
Winner TBA

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Emmys and TV on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

Matt Neglia
Matt Negliahttps://nextbestpicture.com/
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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