‘Hacks’ and ‘Somebody Somewhere’ Lead Dorian TV Nominations


HBO Max’s Hacks and HBO’s Somebody Somewhere are among the many nominees for the 14th Dorian TV Awards, unveiled Thursday by the Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (GALECA). (Full disclosure: The Hollywood Reporter’s Tyler Coates is a member of the group.)

Both Hacks and Somebody Somewhere led the nominations with 5 honors every, together with for finest LGBTQ present, finest TV efficiency (Jean Smart and Bridget Everett, respectively), supporting TV efficiency (Hannah Einbinder and Jeff Hiller, respectively) and finest TV musical efficiency. Somebody Somewhere was additionally nominated in the most effective unsung TV present class.

Hacks was nominated for finest TV comedy alongside ABC’s Abbott Elementary, HBO’s Barry and HBO Max’s The Other Two and Our Flag Means Death.

Abbott Elementary star and creator Quinta Brunson was nominated for each finest TV efficiency and the Wilde Wit Award. Her fellow nominees within the latter class embrace Fire Island stars Joel Kim Booster and Bowen Yang (the latter received this award final yr). Yang and Jerrod Carmichael are nominated for each the Wilde Wit and LGBTQIA+ TV trailblazer awards.

HBO’s Euphoria leads among the many drama nominees with 4 nods, together with finest TV drama, campiest TV present and appearing honors for lead actress Zendaya and supporting participant Sydney Sweeney. British teen drama Heartstopper can be within the working for finest TV drama in addition to finest LGBTQ present and finest television efficiency (Kit Connor). Other sequence nominees embrace AMC’s Better Call Saul, Apple TV+’s Severance, HBO’s Succession and Showtime’s Yellowjackets.

This yr’s Dorian Awards additionally characteristic the inaugural “You Deserve An Award!” award to a beloved TV icon. Nominees embrace Gillian Anderson, Christine Baranski, Lynda Carter, Kim Cattrall and Cassandra Peterson.

Winners for the Dorian TV awards will likely be revealed on Aug. 17. A full checklist of nominations follows.

BEST TV DRAMA
Better Call Saul (AMC)
Heartstopper (Netflix)
Yellowjackets (Showtime)
Severance (Apple TV+)
Succession (HBO)

BEST TV COMEDY
Abbott Elementary (ABC)
Barry (HBO)
Hacks (HBO Max)
The Other Two (HBO Max)
Our Flag Means Death (HBO Max)

BEST LGBTQ SHOW
Hacks (HBO Max)
Heartstopper (Netflix)
The Other Two (HBO Max)
Our Flag Means Death (HBO Max)
Somebody Somewhere (HBO)
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)

BEST TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Dopesick (Hulu)
The Dropout (Hulu)
Midnight Mass (Netflix)
Station Eleven (HBO Max)
The White Lotus (HBO)

BEST NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE TV SHOW
Elite (Netflix)
Lupin (Netflix)
My Brilliant Friend (HBO)
Pachinko (Apple TV+)
Squid Game (Netflix)

BEST UNSUNG SHOW
Better Things (FX)
The Other Two (HBO Max)
Our Flag Means Death (HBO Max)
Russian Doll (Netflix)
Somebody Somewhere (HBO)
We Are Lady Parts (Peacock)

BEST TV PERFORMANCE
Quinta Brunson, Abbott Elementary (ABC)
Kit Connor, Heartstopper (Netflix)
Bridget Everett, Somebody Somewhere (HBO)
Bill Hader, Barry (HBO)
Lily James, Pam & Tommy (Hulu)
Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll (Netflix)
Melanie Lynskey, Yellowjackets (Showtime)
Amanda Seyfried, The Dropout (HBO)
Jean Smart, Hacks (HBO Max)
Zendaya, Euphoria (HBO)

BEST SUPPORTING TV PERFORMANCE
Murray Bartlett, The White Lotus (HBO)
Anthony Carrigan, Barry (HBO)
Jennifer Coolidge, The White Lotus (HBO)
Hannah Einbinder, Hacks (HBO Max)
Jeff Hiller, Somebody Somewhere (HBO)
Janelle James, Abbott Elementary (ABC)
Matthew Macfadyen Succession (HBO)
Christina Ricci, Yellowjackets (Showtime)
Rhea Seehorn, Better Call Saul (AMC)
Sydney Sweeney, Euphoria (HBO)

BEST TV MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Beyonce’ “Be Alive,” 94th Academy Awards (ABC)
Kristin Chenoweth and solid, “Tribulation,” Schmigadoon! (Apple TV+)
Bridget Everett and Jeff Hiller, “Don’t Give Up,” Somebody Somewhere (HBO)
Jean Smart, “You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman,” Hacks (HBO Max)
Cecily Strong and solid, “Corn Puddin’,” Schmigadoon! (Apple TV+)
Hannah Waddingham and solid, “Never Gonna Give You Up,” Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)

BEST TV DOCUMENTARY OR DOCUMENTARY SERIES
The Andy Warhol Diaries (Netflix)
The Beatles: Get Back (Disney+)
How To with John Wilson (HBO)
Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Known (HBO)
We Need to Talk About Cosby (Showtime)

BEST CURRENT AFFAIRS PROGRAM
The Amber Ruffin Show (Peacock)
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)
ZIWE (Showtime)

BEST ANIMATED SHOW
Arcane (Netflix)
Big Mouth (Netflix)
Bob’s Burgers (Fox)
Q Force (Netflix)
Tuca & Bertie (Adult Swim)
What If … ? (Disney+)

BEST REALITY SHOW
Legendary (HBO Max)
The Real World Homecoming: New Orleans (Paramount+)
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)
Survivor (CBS)
Top Chef: Houston (Bravo)
We’re Here (HBO)

MOST VISUALLY STRIKING SHOW
Euphoria (HBO)
The Gilded Age (HBO)
Loki (Disney+)
Severance (Apple TV+)
Squid Game (Netflix)

CAMPIEST TV SHOW
Diana: The Musical (Netflix)
Euphoria (HBO)
Girls5Eva (Peacock)
Nine Perfect Strangers (Hulu)
Schmigadoon! (Apple TV+)

WILDE WIT AWARD
(To a performer, author or commentator whose observations each problem and amuse)
Joel Kim Booster
Quinta Brunson
Jerrod Carmichael
Jennifer Coolidge
Bowen Yang

THE INAUGURAL “YOU DESERVE AN AWARD!” AWARD
(To a uniquely gifted TV icon we love)
Gillian Anderson
Christine Baranski
Lynda Carter
Kim Cattrall
Cassandra Peterson

GALECA LGBTQIA+ TV TRAILBLAZER
(For creating artwork that evokes empathy, reality and fairness)
Jerrod Carmichael
Margaret Cho
Russell T Davies
Kate McKinnon
Bowen Yang



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