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2016 TCA Nominations: ‘American Crime Story’ and ‘Mr. Robot’ Lead With Four

The nominations are in for the 2016 TCAs, held by the The Television Critics Association, an organization with a membership of over 200 professional TV critics and journalists.

The 32nd Annual TCA Awards will feature several first-time honorees, such as USA Network’s Mr. Robot and FX’s American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson, which are tied for the most nominations with four apiece. However, HBO leads with the most nominations overall, garnering 12 nods thanks to such shows as Game of Thrones, Veep, and Bryan Cranston’s LBJ drama All the Way.

Which TV shows are finalists for one of TV’s biggest honors? Check out the list below:

2016 TCA Nominations 'American Crime Story' and 'Mr. Robot' Lead With Four

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INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA
Bryan Cranston, “All The Way,” HBO
Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot,” USA
Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul,” AMC
Sarah Paulson, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” FX
Keri Russell, “The Americans,” FX
Courtney B. Vance, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” FX

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY
Aziz Ansari, “Master of None,” Netflix
Samantha Bee, “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” TBS
Rachel Bloom, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” The CW
Aya Cash, “You’re The Worst” FXX
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep,” HBO
Constance Wu, “Fresh Off the Boat,” ABC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN NEWS AND INFORMATION
“CBS Sunday Morning,” CBS
“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” TBS
“Jackie Robinson,” PBS
“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” HBO – (2015 Winner in Category)
“Real Time With Bill Maher,” HBO
“United Shades of America,” CNN

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN REALITY PROGRAMMING
“I Am Cait,” E!
“The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth,” Showtime
“The Great British Baking Show,” PBS
“Making a Murderer,” Netflix
“MasterChef Junior,” Fox
“Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance,” CBS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN YOUTH PROGRAMMING
“Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” PBS
“Doc McStuffins,” Disney Junior
“Nature Cat,” PBS
“Odd Squad,” PBS
“Sofia The First,” Disney Junior

OUTSTANDING NEW PROGRAM
“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” The CW
“Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” Netflix
“Master of None,” Netflix
“Mr. Robot,” USA
“Underground,” WGN America
“UnREAL,” Lifetime

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES, MINISERIES AND SPECIALS
“All The Way,” HBO
“Fargo,” FX
“The Night Manager,” AMC
“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” FX
“Roots,” History
“Show Me A Hero,” HBO

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA
“The Americans,” FX – (2015 Winner in Category)
“Better Call Saul,” AMC
“Game of Thrones,” HBO
“The Leftovers,” HBO
“Mr. Robot,” USA
“UnREAL,” Lifetime

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY
“black-ish,” ABC
“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” The CW
“Master of None,” Netflix
“Silicon Valley,” HBO
“Veep,” HBO
“You’re The Worst” FXX

HERITAGE AWARD
“The Larry Sanders Show,” HBO
“The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” CBS
“Seinfeld,” NBC
“Star Trek,” NBC
“Twin Peaks,” ABC

PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
“The Americans,” FX
“Fargo,” FX
“Game of Thrones,” HBO
“Making a Murderer,” Netflix
“Mr. Robot,” USA
“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” FX
“UnREAL,” Lifetime

NETWORK TALLY (includes Heritage Award nominees)
HBO – 12
FX/FXX – 11
Netflix – 6
PBS/PBS KIDS – 5
USA – 4
ABC – 3
AMC – 3
CBS – 3
Lifetime – 3
The CW – 3
Disney Junior – 2
NBC – 2
TBS – 2
CNN – 1
E! – 1
Fox – 1
History – 1
Showtime – 1
WGN America – 1

PROGRAM TALLY- (denotes shows with more than one nomination)
“Mr. Robot,” USA – 4
“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” FX – 4
“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” The CW -3
“Master of None,” Netflix -3
“The Americans,” FX – 3
“UnREAL,” Lifetime -3
“All The Way,” HBO – 2
“Better Call Saul,” AMC -2
“Fargo,” FX -2
“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” TBS – 2
“Game of Thrones,” HBO – 2
“Making a Murderer,” Netflix – 2
“You’re The Worst,” FXX -2
“Veep,” HBO – 2

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