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HBO Leads 2019 TCA Awards Nominations


The Television Critics Association (TCA) has announced the nominees for the 35th Annual TCA Awards, with HBO leading the networks with 15 nominations.

Among the HBO titles receiving nods are Game of Thrones and Veep, which recently wrapped up their final seasons, the Bill Hader-led comedy series Barry and the Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland. ChernobylSharp Objects, Sesame Street, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Deadwood: The Movie and Succession are also up for awards.

Netflix, with 14 nominations, will see such programs as Russian Doll, Queer Eye, When They See Us, Nailed It!, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, Dead to Me, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, Carmen Sandiego and I Think You Should Leave vie for awards.

Individual achievement in drama award nominations were picked up by Amy Adams (Sharp Objects, HBO), Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora, Showtime), Christine Baranski (The Good Fight, CBS All Access), Jodie Comer (Killing Eve, BBC America), Billy Porter (Pose, FX) and Michelle Williams (Fosse/Verdon, FX). Hader, Pamela Adlon (Better Things, FX), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep, HBO), Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll, Netflix), Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek, Pop TV) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Amazon) are up for individual achievement in comedy awards.

Rounding out the network tally are FX with eight nods, Amazon with five, CBS and PBS each with four, NBC and Showtime with three apiece, BBC America and Pop TV with two and AMC, Comedy Central, Disney Jr., Lifetime, MSNBC, Starz and TBS each with one.

The 2019 TCA Awards, which will be hosted by the comedy duo Desus & Mero, will take place on Saturday, August 3, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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