Signature Netflix dramas “The Crown” and “Ozark” lead the twenty sixth Annual Critics’ Selection Award nominations.
“The Crown” and “Ozark” each landed six noms, which the Critics Selection Organization introduced on Monday, together with finest drama. The energy of these reveals and others gave Netflix a complete of 26 nominations — probably the most of any outlet. HBO was subsequent, with 22 nominations.
HBO’s tally led with one other finest drama contender, “Lovecraft Nation,” which earned 5 nominations. Different packages with 5 embody FX’s “Mrs. America” (the most-recognized restricted sequence); in addition to Emmy darling “Schitt’s Creek” (Pop TV) and FX’s “What We Do within the Shadows,” each of which landed probably the most nods for a comedy.
In addition to finest drama, “The Crown” additionally secured noms for stars Olivia Colman and Emma Corrin (who will compete within the drama actress class), Josh O’Connor (drama actor), Gillian Anderson (drama supporting actress) and Tobias Menzies (drama supporting actor).
“Ozark’s” different nods embody drama actor for Jason Bateman, drama actress for Laura Linney, supporting actor for Tom Pelphrey, and supporting actress for Julia Garner and Janet McTeer.
In addition to “The Crown” and “Ozark,” the eclectic drama class options “Higher Name Saul” (AMC), “The Good Battle” (CBS All Entry), “Lovecraft Nation” (HBO), “The Mandalorian” (Disney Plus), “Perry Mason” (HBO) and “This Is Us” (NBC).
As for comedy, in addition to “Schitt’s Creek” and “What We Do Within the Shadows,” the class contains “Higher Issues” (FX), “The Flight Attendant” (HBO Max), “Mother” (CBS), “Pen15” (Hulu), “Ramy” (Hulu) and “Ted Lasso” (Apple TV Plus).
In the meantime, this yr’s nominations embody a brand new class, for short-form (dominated by newcomer Quibi in its inaugural — and solely — season), whereas nominees weren’t introduced for an lively sequence class. In one other change, the variety of appearing nominees have been diminished this yr: From eight to 6 in drama actor and drama actress, and 7 to 6 in most different appearing classes.
In addition to Quibi, different streaming newcomers included HBO Max, with two nominations (each for “The Flight Attendant”). As for Netflix’s lead, it was bolstered by the comedy particular class — wherein it landed all six nominations to brush the class.
Most of final yr’s winners weren’t eligible as a consequence of hiatus, COVID-related manufacturing delays or the tip of their sequence run — reveals like “Fleabag,” “Watchmen” and “Succession.” That will open the door to extra contemporary faces.
Taye Diggs returns for a 3rd consecutive time as host of the Critics Selection Awards, which air on Sunday, March 7 at 7 p.m. ET on The CW. (Movie nominees shall be introduced on Feb. 7.) The twenty sixth annual Critics’ Selection Awards present shall be produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Leisure.