2015 TCA Award Nominees Lineup

By April Lara | 1 year ago
2015 TCA Award Nominees Lineup

The Television Critics Association (TCA) has announced their 2015 TCA Award Nominees!

The 2015 TCA Awards recognize television series that ran/running during the 2014-2015 season. It honors not only the TV shows itself but as well as the actors and producers in various categories. Winners of the TCA Awards 2015 will announced on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and it is an invitation-only event.


So, let’s cut to the chase and here are the nominees this year:

Individual Achievement in Comedy:

  • HBO “Veep” – Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • The CW “Jane the Virgin” – Gina Rodriguez
  • Comedy Central “Inside Amy Schumer” – Amy Schumer
  • Amazon “Transparent” – Jeffrey Tambor
  • ABC “Fresh Off the Boat” – Constance Wu

Individual Achievement in Drama

  • ABS “How To Get Away With Murder” – Viola Davis
  • AMC “Mad Med” – Jon Hamm
  • Fox “Empire” – Taraji P. Henson
  • FX “The Americans” – Matthew Rhys
  • AMC “Better Call Saul” – Bob Odenkirk

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information

  • CBS “CBS Sunday Morning”
  • Comedy Central “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”
  • PBS “Frontline”
  • HBO “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”
  • CBS “60 Minutes”

Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming

  • CBS “The Amazing Race”
  • Starz “The Chair”
  • ABC “Dancing with the Stars
  • Logo “RuPaul’s Drag Race”
  • ABC “Shark Tank”

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming

  • PBS “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood”
  • ABC Family “The Fosters”
  • Nickelodeon “The Legend of Korra”
  • PBS “Sesame Street”
  • ABC Family “Switched at Birth

Outstanding New Program

  • AMC “Better Call Saul”
  • Fox “Empire”
  • The CW “The Flash”
  • The CW “Jane the Virgin”
  • Amazon “Transparent

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials

  • HBO “Bessie”
  • SundanceTV “The Honorable Woman”
  • HBO “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
  • HBO “Olive Kitteridge”
  • PBS “Wolf Hall”

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

  • CBS “The Big Bang Theory”
  • Comedy Central “Inside Amy Schumer”
  • The CW “Jane the Virgin”
  • Amazon “Transparent”
  • Netflix “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Outstanding Achievement in Drama

  • FX “The Americans”
  • Fox “Empire
  • HBO “Game of Thrones”
  • FX “Justified”
  • AMC “Mad Men”

Heritage Award

  • NBC “Friends”
  • CBS/NBC “Late Show/Late Night with David Letterman”
  • FX “The Shield”
  • NBC “Star Trek”
  • ABC “Twin Peaks”

Program of the Year

  • FX “The Americans”
  • Fox “Empire”
  • HBO “Game of Thrones”
  • AMC “Mad Men”
  • Amazon “Transparent”

According to TCA President Scott D. Pierce, “TCA members face yet another difficult decision this year, as they prepare to cast their votes for the winners in each category. This was an incredible season for returning favorites and new additions alike, and we’re looking forward to seeing what our members have chosen as the best of the best, when the winners are announced on August 8.”

What do you think of the nominees? Which shows and who are you rooting for? Let us know by posting your comments below!

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