The Hollywood Critics Association is out with the nominees for its inaugural HCA TV Awards. Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” scored a leading eight noms overall, followed by Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” with seven. NBC and HBO took network/platform bragging rights with 29 nominations, edging Netflix’s 28, reports Deadline.
About the awards
The trophies will be handed during a August 22 ceremony at the Avalon Hollywood. The HCA TV Awards separate their noms by comedies and dramas and, notably, into separate categories for broadcast, cable and streaming shows.
“Ted Lasso” is nominated for “Best Streaming Series, Comedy”; Jason Sudeikis (“Best Actor in a Streaming Series, Comedy”); Brendan Hunt, Brett Goldstein, Jeremy Swift, and NickMohammend (all for “Best Supporting Actor in a Streamins Series, Comedy”; Hannah Waddinghm and Juno Temple (both for “Best Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series, Comedy”).
Rob McElhenney of Apple TV+’s “Mythic Quest” was also nominated for “Best Actor in a Streaming Series, Comedy.” Danny Pudi was nominated for “Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, Comedy” for “Mythic Quest.” Hailee Steinfield was notated for “Best Actress in a Streaming Series, Comedy” for Apple TV+’s “Dickinson.” Rupert Grint was nominated for “Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, Drama” for “Servant.”
About Apple TV+
Apple Original films, documentaries and series have been honored with 117 wins and 408 awards nominations in 18 months.
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