Friday, October 7, 2022

The 2021 Television Critics Association (TCA) Award Nominations

By Matt Neglia

The Television Critics Association (TCA) have announced their nominees for the 37th annual TCA Awards. The winners will be announced at a later date in a virtual ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

​Click below to see the nominees.

Program of the Year
Bridgerton” (Netflix)
“Hacks” (HBO Max)
“I May Destroy You” (HBO)
Mare of Easttown” (HBO)
The Queen’s Gambit” (Netflix)
Ted Lasso” (Apple TV Plus)
The Underground Railroad” (Amazon Prime Video)
WandaVision” (Disney Plus)

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries or Specials
“Bo Burnham: Inside” (Netflix)
“The Good Lord Bird” (Showtime)
“I May Destroy You” (HBO)
“It’s a Sin” (HBO Max)
Mare of Easttown” (HBO)
The Queen’s Gambit” (Netflix
The Underground Railroad” (Amazon Prime Video)
WandaVision” (Disney Plus)

Outstanding Achievement in Drama
Bridgerton” (Netflix
The Crown” (Netflix
“For All Mankind” (Apple TV Plus)
“The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)
“Lovecraft Country” (HBO)
“The Mandalorian” (Disney Plus)
“Pose” (FX)
“P-Valley” (Starz


Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
“The Flight Attendant” (HBO Max)
“Girls5Eva” (Peacock)
“Hacks” (HBO Max
“Mythic Quest” (Apple TV Plus)
“Pen15” (Hulu)
“Superstore” (NBC)
Ted Lasso” (Apple TV Plus)
“Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” (NBC)

Individual Achievement in Drama
Michaela Coel, “I May Destroy You” (HBO)
Ethan Hawke, “The Good Lord Bird” (Showtime)
Thuso Mbedu, “The Underground Railroad” (Amazon Prime Video)
Elizabeth Olsen, “WandaVision” (Disney Plus)
Mj Rodriguez, “Pose” (FX)
Omar Sy, “Lupin” (Netflix)
Anya Taylor-Joy, “The Queen’s Gambit” (Netflix)
Kate Winslet, “Mare of Easttown” (HBO)

Individual Achievement in Comedy
Bo Burnham, “Bo Burnham: Inside” (Netflix)
Kaley Cuoco, “The Flight Attendant” (HBO Max)
Maya Erskine, “Pen15” (Hulu)
Renée Elise Goldsberry, “Girls5Eva” (Peacock)
Charlotte Nicdao, “Mythic Quest” (Apple TV Plus)
Jean Smart, “Hacks” (HBO Max
Jason Sudeikis, “Ted Lasso” (Apple TV Plus)
Hannah Waddingham, “Ted Lasso” (Apple TV Plus)

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information
“Allen v. Farrow” (HBO)
“City So Real” (National Geographic)
“Framing Britney Spears” (FX/FX on Hulu)
“Frontline” (PBS)
“I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” (HBO)
“Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special” (CBS)
“The Rachel Maddow Show” (MSNBC)
“60 Minutes” (CBS)

Outstanding Achievement in Reality
“Couples Therapy” (Showtime)
“Deaf U” (Netflix)
“The Great Pottery Throw Down” (HBO Max)
“Legendary” (HBO Max)
“Nailed It! Double Trouble” (Netflix)
“The Real World Homecoming: New York” (Paramount Plus)
“Taste the Nation” (Hulu)
“Top Chef: Portland” (Bravo


Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming
“The Baby-Sitters Club” (Netflix)
“Bluey” (Disney Jr.
“Donkey Hodie” (PBS Kids)
“Emily’s Wonder Lab” (Netflix
“Odd Squad” (PBS Kids)
“Sesame Street” (HBO)
“Waffles + Mochi” (Netflix
“Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum” (PBS Kids


Outstanding Achievement in Variety, Talk or Sketch
“The Amber Ruffin Show” (Peacock)
“A Black Lady Sketch Show” (HBO)
“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” (Comedy Central
“Desus & Mero” (Showtime)
“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (HBO)
“Late Night with Seth Meyers” (NBC
“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (CBS
“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
“Ziwe” (Showtime)

Outstanding New Program
Bridgerton” (Netflix)
“The Flight Attendant” (HBO Max)
“Hacks” (HBO Max)
“I May Destroy You” (HBO)
Mare of Easttown” (HBO)
“P-Valley” (Starz)
Ted Lasso” (Apple TV Plus)
WandaVision” (Disney Plus)

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

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

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