2015 TCA Awards: ‘The Americans,’ ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Jane the Virgin’ among nominees

The Americans -Now that the first part of the TV awards season in the Critics’ Choice TV Awards is officially wrapped up, today we’re moving on the next part in the 2015 TCA Awards. The nominations were announced today for the event, which will happen come August 8 as a part of the TCA Summer Press Tour.

We cannot say that there are really any big surprises here at all. New shows like “Empire” and “Transparent” are heavily represented, and one of the real issues this show faces for the most part is that in coming off of the aforementioned show, they rarely present any major surprises. With that said, it is nice to see two CW shows nominated under Outstanding New Program, given that does not happen very often for them (if ever).

Program of the Year

The Americans, FX

Empire, Fox

Game of Thrones, HBO

Mad Men, AMC

Transparent, Amazon

Outstanding New Program

Better Call Saul, AMC

Empire, Fox

The Flash, The CW

Jane the Virgin, The CW

Transparent, Amazon

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

The Big Bang Theory, CBS

Inside Amy Schumer, Comedy Central

Jane the Virgin, The CW

Transparent, Amazon

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Netflix

Individual Achievement in Comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”

Gina Rodriguez, “Jane the Virgin”

Amy Schumer, “Inside Amy Schumer”

Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”

Constance Wu, “Fresh Off the Boat”

Outstanding Achievement in Drama

The Americans, FX

Empire, Fox

Game of Thrones, HBO

Justified, FX

Mad Men, AMC

Individual Achievement in Drama

Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder”

Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”

Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”

Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries, and Specials

Bessie, HBO

The Honorable Woman, Sundance TV

The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, HBO

Olive Kitteridge, HBO

Wolf Hall, PBS

Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming

The Amazing Race, CBS

The Chair, Starz

Dancing with the Stars, ABC

RuPaul’s Drag Race, Logo

Shark Tank, ABC

Heritage Award


The Late Show / Late Night with David Letterman

The Shield

Star Trek

Twin Peaks

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