5th Critics’ Choice Television Awards nominees

Best Series
Best Comedy Series
Broad City (Comedy Central)
Jane the Virgin (The CW)
Mom (CBS)
Silicon Valley (HBO)
Transparent (Amazon Video)
Veep (HBO)
You’re the Worst (FX)

Best Drama Series
The Americans (FX)
Empire (Fox)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
The Good Wife (CBS)
Homeland (Showtime)
Justified (FX)
Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

Best Movie
Bessie (HBO)
Killing Jesus (Nat Geo)
Nightingale (HBO)
A Poet in New York (BBC America)
Stockholm, Pennsylvania (Lifetime)

Best Limited Series
24: Live Another Day (Fox)
American Crime (ABC)
The Book of Negroes (BET)
The Honourable Woman (SundanceTV)
Olive Kitteridge (HBO)
Wolf Hall (PBS)

Best Animated Series
Archer (FX)
Bob’s Burgers (Fox)
Gravity Falls (Disney Channel)
The Simpsons (Fox)
South Park (Comedy Central)
Star Wars Rebels (Disney XD)

Most Exciting New Series (All Honored)
American Crime Story (FX)
Aquarius (NBC)
Blindspot (NBC)
Minority Report (Fox)
The Muppets (ABC)
Scream Queens (Fox)
Supergirl (CBS)
UnREAL (Lifetime)

Most Bingeworthy Show 
American Horror Story: Freak Show (FX)
Empire (Fox)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Vikings (History)
The Walking Dead (AMC)

Best Acting in a Comedy Series
Best Actor
Anthony Anderson as Andre “Dre” Johnson, Sr. – Black-ish
Will Forte as Phil Miller – The Last Man on Earth
Johnny Galecki as Dr. Leonard Hofstadter – The Big Bang Theory
Chris Messina as Dr. Danny Castellano – The Mindy Project
Thomas Middleditch as Richard Hendriks – Silicon Valley
Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman – Transparent

Best Actress
Ilana Glazer as Ilana Wexler – Broad City
Lisa Kudrow as Valerie Cherish – The Comeback
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer – Veep
Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva – Jane the Virgin
Amy Schumer as Various Characters – Inside Amy Schumer
Constance Wu as Jessica Huang – Fresh Off the Boat

Best Supporting Actor
Tituss Burgess as Titus Andromedon – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Jaime Camil as Rogelio de la Vega – Jane the Virgin
Adam Driver as Adam Sackler – Girls
Tony Hale as Gary Walsh – Veep
T.J. Miller as Erlich Bachman – Silicon Valley
Cameron Monaghan as Ian Gallagher – Shameless

Best Supporting Actress
Mayim Bialik as Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler – The Big Bang Theory
Carrie Brownstein as Various Characters – Portlandia
Allison Janney as Bonnie Plunkett – Mom
Judith Light as Shelly Pfefferman – Transparent
Melanie Lynskey as Michelle Pierson – Togetherness
Eden Sher as Sue Heck – The Middle

Best Acting in a Drama Series
Best Actor
Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates – Bates Motel
Charlie Hunnam as Jax Teller – Sons of Anarchy
Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman – Better Call Saul
Timothy Olyphant as Raylan Givens – Justified
Matthew Rhys as Philip Jennings – The Americans
Aden Young as Daniel Holden – Rectify

Best Actress
Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating, J.D. – How to Get Away with Murder
Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates – Bates Motel
Eva Green as Vanessa Ives – Penny Dreadful
Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon – Empire
Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick – The Good Wife
Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings – The Americans

Best Supporting Actor
Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut – Better Call Saul
Christopher Eccleston as Matt Jamison – The Leftovers
Walton Goggins as Boyd Crowder – Justified
Ben Mendelsohn as Danny Rayburn – Bloodline
Craig T. Nelson as Zeek Braverman – Parenthood
Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson – Homeland

Best Supporting Actress
Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart – The Good Wife
Joelle Carter as Ava Crowder – Justified
Carrie Coon as Nora Durst – The Leftovers
Lorraine Toussaint as Yvonne “Vee” Parker – Orange Is the New Black
Mae Whitman as Amber Holt – Parenthood
Katheryn Winnick as Lagertha – Vikings

Best Acting in a Movie/Limited Series
Best Actor
Michael Gambon as Howard Mollison – The Casual Vacancy
Richard Jenkins as Henry Kitteridge – Olive Kitteridge
James Nesbitt as Tony Hughes – The Missing
David Oyelowo as Peter Snowden – Nightingale
Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell – Wolf Hall
Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer – 24: Live Another Day

Best Actress
Aunjanue Ellis as Aminata – The Book of Negroes
Maggie Gyllenhaal as Nessa Stein – The Honourable Woman
Felicity Huffman as Barbara “Barb” Hanlon – American Crime
Jessica Lange as Elsa Mars – American Horror Story: Freak Show
Queen Latifah as Bessie Smith – Bessie
Frances McDormand as Olive Kitteridge – Olive Kitteridge

Best Supporting Actor
Jason Isaacs as Ben McKay – Stockholm, Pennsylvania
Elvis Nolasco as Carter Nix – American Crime
Jonathan Pryce as Thomas Wolsey – Wolf Hall
Cory Michael Smith as Kevin Coulson – Olive Kitteridge
Bill Murray as Jack Kennison – Olive Kitteridge
Finn Wittrock as Dandy Mott – American Horror Story: Freak Show

Best Supporting Actress
Khandi Alexander as Viola – Bessie
Claire Foy as Anne Boleyn – Wolf Hall
Janet McTeer as Dame Julia Walsh – The Honourable Woman
Mo’Nique as Ma Rainey – Bessie
Cynthia Nixon as Marcy Owens – Stockholm, Pennsylvania
Sarah Paulson as Bette and Dot Tattler – American Horror Story: Freak Show

Best Guest Performing
Best Guest Performer – Comedy
Becky Ann Baker as Loreen Horvath – Girls
Josh Charles as Coach – Inside Amy Schumer
Susie Essman as Bobbi Wexler – Broad City
Peter Gallagher as Larry Brown – Togetherness
Laurie Metcalf as Mary Cooper – The Big Bang Theory
Bradley Whitford as Marcy May – Transparent

Best Guest Performer – Drama
Sam Elliott as Avery Markham – Justified
Walton Goggins as Venus Van Dam – Sons of Anarchy
Linda Lavin as Joy Grubeck – The Good Wife
Julianne Nicholson as Dr. Lillian DePaul – Masters of Sex
Lois Smith as Betty Turner – The Americans
Cicely Tyson as Ophelia Harkness – How to Get Away with Murder

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