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THE CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS AIRS DEC. 11 ON THE A&E NETWORK
<b>THE CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS AIRS DEC. 11 ON THE  A&E NETWORK</b>
COMEDIAN T.J. MILLER TO HOST THE 22ND ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS DEC. 11 ON THE A&E NETWORK.
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The television nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards were announced Dec. 1. HBO leads the television honors with 22 nominations, followed by ABC and Netflix with 14 each, and FX with 12.

The winners will be revealed live at the star-studded Critics' Choice Awards gala, which will be broadcast from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on the A&E Network Dec. 11 at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

N2Entertainment.net will be on the scene getting the scoop from the night's big winners and losers.

The awards broadcast will immediately follow the "Critics' Choice Red Carpet Live" on A&E. As previously announced, actor and comedian T.J. Miller (pictured) will serve as the show's host.

The nominations were announced by Entertainment Weekly via EW.com and the People/Entertainment Weekly Network (People.com/PEN) as part of a multi-platform content and promotional partnership between EW and the "Critics' Choice Awards.”

"The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards" will be produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Entertainment. BFCA/BTJA are represented by WME and Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig.

Here are the TV nominations for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards.

BEST COMEDY SERIES:

“Atlanta”--FX
“Black-ish”--ABC
“Fleabag”—Amazon
“Modern Family”--ABC
“Silicon Valley”--HBO
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”--Netflix
“Veep” HBO

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Ellie Kemper– “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” –Netflix
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – “Veep” – HBO
Kate McKinnon– “Saturday Night Live”– NBC, Tracee Ellis Ross –“Black-ish” – ABC, Phoebe Waller-Bridge–“Fleabag”– Amazon and Constance Wu– “Fresh Off the Boat”– ABC

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Anthony Anderson – “Black-ish” – ABC
Will Forte –“The Last Man on Earth”– FOX, Donald Glover – “Atlanta”– FX
Bill Hader – “Documentary Now!” – IFC
Patrick Stewart – Blunt Talk – Starz
Jeffrey Tambor– “Transparent” – Amazon

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Julie Bowen– “Modern Family” ABC
Anna Chlumsky– “Veep”-- HBO
Allison Janney– “Mom”– CBS
Jane Krakowski– “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”– Netflix
Judith Light– “Transparent”– Amazon
Allison Williams– “Girls”– HBO

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Louie Anderson– “Baskets”– FX
Andre Braugher– “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” – FOX, Tituss Burgess– “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”– Netflix, Ty Burrell– “Modern Family”– ABC and Tony Hale– “Veep”– HBO
T.J. Miller – “Silicon Valley”– HBO

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Alec Baldwin– “Saturday Night Live”– NBC, Christine Baranski – “The Big Bang Theory”– CBS, Larry David– “Saturday Night Live”--NBC, Lisa Kudrow– “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”– Netflix and Liam Neeson–“Inside Amy Schumer”– Comedy Central

BEST ANIMATED SERIES:

“Archer”– FX
“Bob’s Burgers”– FOX
“BoJack Horseman”– Netflix
“Son of Zorn”– FOX
“South Park”– Comedy Central
“The Simpsons”– FOX

BEST REALITY COMPETITION SERIES:

“America’s Got Talent”--NBC
“MasterChef Junior” – FOX
“RuPaul’s Drag Race”– Logo
“Skin Wars”– GSN
“The Amazing Race”– CBS
The Voice–NBC

BEST STRUCTURED REALITY SERIES:

“Chopped”-- Food Network, “Inside The Actors Studio”– Bravo, “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” – The CW, “Project Runway” – Lifetime,” “Shark Tank”– ABC and “Undercover Boss”–CBS

BEST UNSTRUCTURED REALITY SERIES:

“Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” – CNN, “Chrisley Knows Best” – USA Network, “Deadliest Catch” – Discovery, “Ice Road Truckers”—History, “Intervention”–A&E and “Naked and Afraid” – Discovery.

BEST TALK SHOW:

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”—TBS, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”—ABC, “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”– HBO, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” – Comedy Central, “The Late Late Show with James Corden”– CBS and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”– NBC.

BEST REALITY SHOW HOST:

Ted Allen– “Chopped”– Food Network, Tom Bergeron– “Dancing with the Stars”– ABC, “Anthony Bourdain– Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown”– CNN, Nick Cannon – “America’s Got Talent”–NBC, Carson Daly– “The Voice”– NBC and RuPaul – “RuPaul’s Drag Race”– Logo

BEST DRAMA SERIES:

“Better Call Saul”– AMC, “Game of Thrones” – HBO, “Mr. Robot”--USA Network, “Stranger Things”—Netflix, “The Crown,” Netflix, “This Is Us”—NBC and “Westworld”—HBO.

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Caitriona Balfe--“Outlander” – Starz, Viola Davis—“How to Get Away with Murder”—ABC, Tatiana Maslany—“Orphan Black,”--BBC America, Keri Russell – “The Americans” – FX, Evan Rachel Wood – “Westworld” – HBO and Robin Wright – “House of Cards”—Netflix

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Sam Heughan– “Outlander”– Starz, Rami Malek –“Mr. Robot”– USA Network, Bob Odenkirk– “Better Call Saul” – AMC, Matthew Rhys – “The Americans”– FX, Liev Schreiber– “Ray Donovan”—Showtime and Kevin Spacey–“House of Cards”– Netflix

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Christine Baranski– “The Good Wife”—CBS, Emilia Clarke– “Game of Thrones” – HBO, Lena Headey– “Game of Thrones” – HBO, Thandie Newton– “Westworld”—HBO, Maura Tierney– “The Affair”—Showtime and Constance Zimmer– “UnREAL”—Lifetime

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Peter Dinklage –“Game of Thrones”– HBO, Kit Harington –“Game of Thrones,”—HBO, John Lithgow–“The Crown” Netflix, Michael McKean – “Better Call Saul,”–AMC, Christian Slater– “Mr. Robot”--USA Network and Jon Voight—“Ray Donovan”—Showtime

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Mahershala Ali – “House of Cards” – Netflix, Lisa Bonet–Ray Donovan– Showtime, Ellen Burstyn– "House of Cards"– Netflix, Michael J. Fox– "The Good Wife"--CBS, Jared Harris – "The Crown"--Netflix and Jeffrey Dean Morgan –The Walking Dead–AMC

BEST MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES:

“All the Way”--HBO
“Confirmation”– HBO
“Killing Reagan”– National Geographic
“Roots”–History
“The Night Manager”--AMC
“The People v. O.J. Simpson –FX

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES:

Olivia Colman– “The Night Manager” – AMC, Felicity Huffman– “American Crime” – ABC, Cynthia Nixon– “Killing Reagan”--National Geographic, Sarah Paulson – “The People v. O.J. Simpson”--FX,
Lili Taylor– “American Crime”--ABC and
Kerry Washington– “Confirmation”--HBO

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES:

Bryan Cranston –“All the Way” – HBO,
Benedict Cumberbatch– “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”– PBS, Cuba Gooding Jr.– “The People v. O.J. Simpson”– FX,
Tom Hiddleston– “The Night Manager”– AMC, Tim Matheson– “Killing Reagan”--National Geographic and
Courtney B. Vance—“The People v. O.J. Simpson”--FX

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES:

Elizabeth Debicki– “The Night Manager” – AMC, Regina King– “American Crime”--ABC, Sarah Lancashire—“The Dresser”–Starz, Melissa Leo– “All the Way”--HBO
Anna Paquin– “Roots” – History and
Emily Watson–“The Dresser”– Starz

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES:

Sterling K. Brown – “The People v. O.J. Simpson”--FX
Lane Garrison –“Roots”--History
Frank Langella– “All the Way”--HBO
Hugh Laurie– “The Night Manager”--AMC
John Travolta– “The People v. O.J. Simpson”--FX
Forest Whitaker– “Roots” –History

Editor’s Note: You don’t want to miss the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards on the A&E Network Dec. 11 at 8PM ET/5PM PT.