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The 2015 Timmy Television Awards

The 5th Annual Timmys Television Awards


The Timmy Awards annually honor excellence in television from the previous season. This year we look at the great work from the 2014-15 season. Winners are in bold.





Best Comedy Series:
  • Parks and Recreation - NBC
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt -Netflix
  • Shameless - Showtime
  • Veep - HBO
  • Mom - CBS
Best Drama Series:
  • Hannibal - NBC
  • The Americans - FX
  • The Good Wife - CBS
  • Parenthood - NBC
  • Penny Dreadful -Showtime
Best Actress in a Comedy Series:
  • Amy Poehler - Parks and Recreation
  • Ellie Kemper - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt 
  • Sutton Foster - Younger
  • Emmy Rossum - Shameless
  • Constance Wu - Fresh Off the Boat
  • Gina Rodriguez - Jane the Virgin
Best Actor in a Comedy Series:
  • Adam Scott - Parks and Recreation
  • Chris Messina - The Mindy Project
  • Matt Le Blanc - Episodes 
  • William H. Macy - Shameless
  • Billy Crystal - The Comedians
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:
  • Anna Chulmsky - Veep
  • Alison Janney - Mom
  • Jane Krakowski - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Mayim Bialik - The Big Bang Theory
  • Judith Light - Transparent
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:
  • Tony Hale - Veep
  • Nick Offerman - Parks and Recreation
  • Chris Pratt - Parks and Recreation
  • Jeremy Allen White - Shameless
  • Randall Park - Fresh Off the Boat
Best Actress in a Drama Series:
  • Taraji P. Henson - Empire
  • Lucy Liu - Elementary 
  • Tea Leoni - Madam Secretary 
  • Juliana Marguiles - The Good Wife
  • Taylor Schilling - Orange is the New Black
  • Ruth Wilson - The Affair 
Best Actor in a Drama Series:
  • Jeff Daniels - The Newsroom
  • James Spader - The Blacklist
  • Liev Schreiber - Ray Donovan 
  • Kevin Spacey - House of Cards
  • Kevin Bacon - The Following
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
  • Lorraine Toussaint - Orange is the New Black
  • Linda Cardellini - Bloodline
  • Carrie Coon - The Leftovers
  • Sissy Spacek - Bloodline
  • Mae Whitman - Parenthood
  • Monica Potter - Parenthood
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
  • Craig T. Nelson - Parenthood
  • Norbert LeoButz - Bloodline
  • Jon Voight - Ray Donovan
  • Ben Mendelsohn - Bloodline
  • Sam Waterson - The Newsroom
Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series:
  • Kathy Bates - Mike and Molly
  • Joan Cusack - Shameless
  • Bill Murray - Parks and Recreation
  • Tina Fey - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Jon Hamm - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt 
Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series:
  • Cicely Tyson - How to Get Away with Murder
  • Diana Rigg - Game of Thrones
  • Alan Alda - The Blacklist
  • Joanna Gleason - The Newsroom
  • Peter Gallagher - Law and Order: SVU
Best Writing for a Comedy Series:
  • Veep ("Election Night") - Simon Blackwell, Armando Ianucci, and Tony Roche
  • Silicon Valley ("Two Days of the Condor") - Alec Berg
  • Mom ("Free Therapy and a Dead Lady's Yard Sale") - Gemma Baker, Marco Pennette, and Adam Chase
  • Parks and Recreation ("One Last Ride") - Michael Schur and Amy Poehler 
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt ("Kimmy Goes Outside") - Tina Fey and Robert Carlock
Best Directing for a Comedy Series:
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt ("Kimmy Makes Waffles!") - Tristam Shapeero
  • Parks and Recreation ("One Last Ride") - Michael Schur
  • The Big Bang Theory ("The First Pitch Insufficiency") - Mark Cendrowski
  • Louie ("Sleepover") - Louis C.K.
Best Writing for a Drama Series:
  • Bates Motel ("A Death in the Family") - Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin
  • The Americans ("Do Mail Robots Dream of Electric Sheep?") - Joshua Brand
  • Madam Secretary ("Whisper of the Ax") - Barbra Hall
  • Bloodline ("Part 1") - Todd A. Kessler & Glenn Kessler & Daniel Zelman
Best Directing for a Drama Series:
  • Orange is the New Black (" Thirsty Bird") - Jodie Foster
  • Hannibal ("The Great Red Dragon") - Neil Marshall
  • The Blacklist ("Lord Baltimore") - Michael Watkins
  • Penny Dreadful ("And They Were Enemies") - Brian Kirk
Best Miniseries:
  • The Slap - NBC
  • Wolf Hall - PBS
  • Olive Kitteridge - HBO
  • American Crime - ABC
  • The Honorable Woman - Sundance TV
Best Television Movie:
  • Bessie - HBO
  • Agatha Chrisite's Poirot: Curtain, Poirot's Last Case - Acorn TV
  • Stockholm, Pennsylvania - Lifetime
Best Actress in a Miniseries/ TV Movie:
  • Queen Latifah - Bessie
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal - The Honorable Woman
  • Felicity Huffman - American Crime
  • Frances McDormand - Olive Kitteridge 
Best Actor in a Miniseries/ TV Movie:
  • Keifer Sutherland - 24: Live Another Day
  • Mark Rylance - Wolf Hall
  • Timothy Hutton - American Crime
  • David Oyelowo - Nightingale
Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries/ TV Movie:
  • Kathy Bates - American Horror Story: Freak Show
  • Zoe Kazan - Olive Kitteridge
  • Mo'Nique - Bessie
  • Uma Thurman - The Slap
Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries/ TV Movie
  • Damian Lewis - Wolf Hall
  • Bill Murray - Olive Kitteridge
  • Michael Kenneth Williams - Bessie
Best Daytime Drama:
  • The Young and the Restless - CBS
  • The Bold and the Beautiful - CBS
  • Days of Our Lives - NBC
  • General Hospital - ABC
Best Actress in a Daytime Drama:
  • Allison Sweeney - Days of Our Lives
  • Laura Wright - General Hospital
  • Kelly Monaco - General Hospital
  • Gina Tognoni - The Young and the Restless
Best Actor in a Daytime Drama:
  • Christina Le Blanc - The Young and the Restless
  • Thorsten Kaye - The Bold and the Beautiful
  • Maurice Bernard - General Hospital
  • Jason Thomposn - General Hospital
Best Supporting Actress in a Daytime Drama:
  • Michelle Stafford - General Hospital
  • Lisa Lo Cicero - General Hospital
  • Kelly Sullivan - The Young and the Restless
  • Amelia Henile - The Young and the Restless
Best Supporting Actor in a Daytime Drama:
  • Chad Duell - General Hospital
  • Jacob Young - The Bold and the Beautiful
  • Scott Clifton - The Bold and the Beautiful
  • Steve Burton - The Young and the Restless

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