HBO, Cinemax Earn Multiple Critics' Choice Award Nominations; Receive 17 in Total

Dec 15, 2015

The nominees for the 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards were announced Monday, December 14, with HBO, ABC and FX Networks leading the nominations with 14 apiece. This is the first year since 2010 that films and television were combined, and only television programming that aired between June 1 and December 31 were considered eligible.

The Leftovers led with a total of six nominations, with acting nods for Justin Theroux, Carrie Coon, Christopher Eccleston, Ann Dowd and Season 2 newcomer Regina King, as well as a nomination for Best Drama Series.

David Simon's miniseries, Show Me a Hero, earned three nominations, including Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series, as well as nods for actors Oscar Isaac and Winona Ryder.

Extended care comedy Getting On was also recognized, with supporting actor nominations for Niecy Nash and Mel Rodriguez.

Cinemax's The Knick earned nominations for actors Clive Owen and Andre Holland, and will compete against The Leftovers for Best Drama.

An acting nod for Rachel McAdams in True Detective, as well as recognition for both Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Project Greenlight, were among the mentions.

The 2016 ceremonies will be hosted by Silicon Valley's T.J. Miller on January 17.

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