'People v. O.J. Simpson' leads Critics' Choice Awards TV nominations

After winning a number of trophies at this year’s Emmy Awards, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” will also be the show to beat at the upcoming 22nd Critics’ Choice Awards

The Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. announced the nominees for the event this morning, and FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson” topped the list. It was nominated for six awards, ​​​​​including TV movie or limited series. Costars Sarah Paulson, Courtney B. Vance and Cuba Gooding Jr. were also nominated in the lead acting categories.

Meanwhile, HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” AMC’s “The Night Manager” and Netflix’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” each picked up five nominations.

Coming in with four nominations each were the HBO movie “All the Way,” Netflix’s “House of Cards,” History’s “Roots” and HBO’s “Veep.”

Overall, HBO led the nominations with 22, while ABC and Netflix scored 14 each, and FX earned 12, half of which went to “People v. O.J.” The winners will be announced live at the Critics’ Choice Awards gala at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. The event will be broadcast live on A&E at 5 p.m. Pacific time  Dec. 11.  “Silicon Valley” and “Deadpool” star T.J. Miller will host.

"In this golden age of peak TV, viewers have an embarrassment of riches to choose from every day and night," Association President Joey Berlin said in a press release. "The Critics' Choice Awards are chosen to help people find the best of the best. We can't wait until December 11 to celebrate with all these incredibly deserving nominees."

Full list of nominations below:

COMEDY SERIES

"Atlanta" (FX)

"black-ish" (ABC)

"Fleabag" (Amazon)

"Modern Family" (ABC)

"Silicon Valley" (HBO)

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" (Netflix)

"Veep" (HBO)

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)

Constance Wu, "Fresh Off the Boat" (ABC)

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)

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)

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)

Tony Hale, "Veep" (HBO)

T.J. Miller, "Silicon Valley" (HBO)

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)

Liam Neeson, "Inside Amy Schumer" (Comedy Central)

ANIMATED SERIES

"Archer" (FX)

"Bob’s Burgers" (Fox)

"BoJack Horseman" (Netflix)

"Son of Zorn" (Fox)

"South Park" (Comedy Central)

"The Simpsons" (Fox)

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)

STRUCTURED REALITY SERIES

"Chopped" (Food Network)

"Inside the Actors Studio" (Bravo)

"Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (The CW)

"Project Runway" (Lifetime)

"Shark Tank" (ABC)

"Undercover Boss" (CBS)

UNSTRUCTURED REALITY SERIES

"Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" (CNN)

"Chrisley Knows Best" (USA)

"Deadliest Catch" (Discovery)

"Ice Road Truckers" (History)

"Intervention" (A&E)

"Naked and Afraid" (Discovery)

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)

"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" (NBC)

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)

RuPaul, “RuPaul’s Drag Race" (Logo)

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones" (HBO)

Kit Harington, "Game of Thrones" (HBO)

John Lithgow, "The Crown" (Netflix)

Mandy Patinkin, "Homeland" (Showtime)

Christian Slater, "Mr. Robot" (USA)

Jon Voight, "Ray Donovan" (Showtime)

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)

Constance Zimmer, "UnREAL" (Lifetime)

ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Sam Heughan, "Outlander" (Starz)

Rami Malek, "Mr. Robot" (USA)

Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul" (AMC)

Matthew Rhys, "The Americans" (FX)

Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan" (Showtime)

Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards" (Netflix)

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)

Robin Wright, "House of Cards" (Netflix)

DRAMA SERIES

"Better Call Saul" (AMC)

"Game of Thrones" (HBO)

"Mr. Robot" (USA)

"Stranger Things" (Netflix)

"The Crown" (Netflix)

"This Is Us" (NBC)

"Westworld" (HBO)

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)

Jeffrey Dean Morgan, "The Walking Dead" (AMC)

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: American Crime Story" (FX)

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: American Crime Story" (FX)

Tom Hiddleston, "The Night Manager" (AMC)

Tim Matheson, "Killing Reagan" (National Geographic)

Courtney B. Vance, "The People v. O.J Simpson: American Crime Story" (FX)

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES

Sterling K. Brown, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" (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: American Crime Story" (FX)

Forest Whitaker, "Roots" (History)

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: American Crime Story" (FX)

Lili Taylor, "American Crime" (ABC)

Kerry Washington, "Confirmation" (HBO)

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)

Emily Watson, "The Dresser" (Starz)

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