Abbott Elementary Leads TCA 2022 Nominations With Five Nods

Other freshman series which have strong showing at this year’s Television Critics Association Awards are Apple TV+’s ‘Severance’ and Showtime’s ‘Yellowjackets’ as they collect four nods each.

AceShowbiz -The 38th annual Television Critics Association (TCA) Awards has revealed its nominations. Announced on Thursday, June 16, the nominations see ABC’s comedy show “Abbott Elementary” leading the pack after earning five nods.

The breakout sitcom was nominated for Best Comedy Series, Best New Series and Program of the Year. The show’s stars Quinta Brunson and Janelle James are also up for Individual Achievement in Comedy.

Other freshman series which have a strong showing was Apple TV+’s “Severance” and Showtime’s “Yellowjackets” which collect four nods each. Meanwhile, Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building” and Netflix’s “Squid Game” follow it up with three nominations apiece.

This year also sees that Netflix has a very impressive showing as it earns a total of 13 nominations in several different categories. The streaming giant has four different shows competing in Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming with “Ada Twist, Scientist“, “The Baby-Sitters Club“, “Octonauts: Above & Beyond” and “Ridley Jones” being in contention for the award.

“The 2022 TCA Awards are an exciting landmark for the organization and its members, as it will be the first time in three years that we are finally able to celebrate together in person,” Melanie McFarland, TCA President and TV Critic says.

McFarland adds, “It’s fitting, then, that we should ring in this long-awaited occasion with one of the most competitive, talented, and star-heavy nominee rosters in recent memory. This lineup is a testament to how diverse and innovative the modern television landscape has become. We cannot wait to see who will rise above the rest when the winners are revealed at the 38TH Annual TCA Awards on August 6.”

List of the 2022 TCA Awards’ nominees:

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA

  • Lee Jung-jae – “Squid Game
  • Michael Keaton – “Dopesick
  • Melanie Lynskey– “Yellowjackets
  • Mandy Moore – “This Is Us
  • Bob Odenkirk – “Better Call Saul
  • Margaret Qualley – “Maid
  • Adam Scott – “Severance
  • Rhea Seehorn– “Better Call Saul
  • Amanda Seyfried – “The Dropout
  • Jeremy Strong – “Succession

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY

  • Pamela Adlon – “Better Things
  • Quinta Brunson – “Abbott Elementary
  • Bridget Everett– “Somebody Somewhere
  • Bill Hader – “Barry
  • Janelle James – “Abbott Elementary
  • Steve Martin – “Only Murders in the Building
  • Jean Smart – “Hacks
  • Jason Sudeikis– “Ted Lasso

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN NEWS AND INFORMATION

  • The Beatles: Get Back
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Frontline
  • George Carlin’s American Dream
  • How To With John Wilson
  • Prehistoric Planet
  • 60 Minutes
  • The Tinder Swindler
  • We Need to Talk About Cosby

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN REALITY

  • The Amazing Race
  • Cheer
  • Finding Magic Mike
  • Legendary
  • The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City
  • Real Word Homecoming: New Orleans
  • Take Out with Lisa Lin
  • Top Chef: Houston”

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN YOUTH PROGRAMMING

  • Ada Twist, Scientist
  • The Baby-Sitters Club
  • El Deafo
  • Mira, Royal Detective
  • Octonauts: Above & Beyond
  • Odd Squad
  • Ridley Jones
  • Sesame Street

OUTSTANDING NEW PROGRAM

  • Abbott Elementary
  • Ghosts
  • Only Murders in the Building
  • Pachinko
  • Reversation Dogs
  • Severance
  • The White Lotus
  • Yellowjackets

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES, MINISERIES OR SPECIALS

  • Dopesick
  • The Dropout
  • The Girl From Plainville
  • Maid
  • Midnight Mass
  • The Staircase
  • Station Eleven
  • Under the Banner of Heaven

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA

  • Better Call Saul
  • The Good Fight
  • Pachinko
  • Severance
  • Squid Game
  • The Staircase
  • Succession
  • This Is Us
  • Yellowjackets

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY

  • Abbott Elementary
  • Atlanta
  • Barry
  • Ghosts
  • Hacks
  • Only Murders in the Building
  • Reservation Dogs
  • Ted Lasso

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN VARIETY, TALK OR SKETCH

  • The Amber Ruffin Show
  • A Black Lady Sketch Show
  • I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Ziwe

PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

  • Abbott Elementary
  • Better Call Saul
  • Hacks
  • Severance
  • Squid Game
  • Succession
  • The White Lotus
  • Yellowjackets

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