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The Eighth Annual Timmy Television Awards


The Timmys annually honor the best in television from the past season. Here are the nominees from the 2017-18 television season (winners are in bold):

Best Comedy Series:
  • Mom (CBS)
  • Great News (NBC)
  • Shameless (Showtime)
  • Santa Clarita Diet (Netflix)
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
Best Drama Series:
  • Stranger Things (Netflix)
  • Killing Eve (BBC America)
  • This Is Us (NBC)
  • The Crown (Netflix)
  • Rise (NBC)
Best Actress in a Comedy Series:
  • Drew Barrymore - Santa Clarita Diet
  • Rachel Brosnahan - The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel 
  • Allison Janney - Mom
  • Anna Farris - Mom
  • Sutton Foster - Younger
  • Logan Browning - Dear White People
Best Actor in a Comedy Series:
  • William H. Macy - Shameless
  • Timothy Olyphant - Santa Clarita Diet
  • Donald Glover - Atlanta
  • Larry David - Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Iain Armitage - Young Sheldon
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:
  • Andrea Martin - Great News
  • Nicole Richie - Great News
  • Alex Borstein - The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel 
  • Megan Mullally - Will & Grace
  • Meredith Hagner - Search Party
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:
  • Tituss Burgess - The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Tony Shalhoub - The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Sean Hayes - Will & Grace
  • John Michael Higgins - Great News
  • Tracy Letts - Divorce
Best Actress in a Drama Series:
  • Sandra Oh - Killing Eve
  • Claire Foy - The Crown
  • Mandy Moore - This Is Us
  • Jodie Comer - Killing Eve
  • Ellen Barkin - Animal Kingdom
Best Actor in a Drama Series:
  • Sterling K. Brown - This Is Us
  • Milo Ventimiglia - This Is Us
  • Jonathan Groff - Mindhunter
  • Dan Stevens - Legion
  • Matt Smith - The Crown
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
  • Rosie Perez - Rise
  • Parker Posey - Lost in Space
  • Susan Kelechi Watson - This Is Us
  • Vanessa Kirby - The Crown
  • Audra McDonald - The Good Fight 
  • Renee Elise Goldsberry - Altered Carbon
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
  • Justin Hartley - This Is Us
  • Noah Schnapp - Stranger Things
  • Matthew Goode - The Crown
  • Sean Delaney - Killing Eve
  • Alex Jennings - The Crown
Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series:
  • Kristin Chenoweth - Mom
  • Patti LuPone - Mom
  • Jennifer Westfeldt - Younger
  • Greg Kinnear - The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Justine Lupe - The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series:
  • Sam Waterston - Law & Order: SVU
  • Nicolette Sheridan - Dynasty 
  • Harry Hadden-Paton - The Crown 
  • Laura San Giacomo - Animal Kingdom
  • Jennifer Ferrin - Rise
Best Writing in a Comedy Series:
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel ("Pilot") - Amy Sherman-Palladino
  • Champions ("I Think I'm Going to Tolerate It Here") - Charlie Grandy & Mindy Kaling
  • Great News ("Award Show") - Chrissy Pietrosh & Jessica Goldstein 
  • Santa Clarita Diet ("Halibut!") - Victor Fresco
Best Directing in a Comedy Series:
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel ("Pilot") - Amy Sherman Palladino
  • One Day at a Time ("Storage Wars") - Kimberly McCullough
  • Santa Clarita Diet ("Suspicious Objects") - Jamie Babbit
  • Mom ("Esta Loca and a Little Klingon") - Lea Thompson 
Best Writing in a Drama Series:
  • This Is Us ("Super Bowl Sunday") - Dan Fogelman
  • Killing Eve ("Nice Face") - Pheobe Waller-Bridge
  • The Crown ("Beryl") - Amy Jenkins and Peter Morgan
  • The Crown ("Lisbon") - Peter Morgan
  • The Crown ("Dear Mrs. Kennedy") - Peter Morgan
Best Directing in a Drama Series:
  • The Crown ("Misadventure") - Philip Martin
  • The Crown ("Dear Mrs. Kennedy") - Stephen Daldry
  • Rise ("Bring Me Stanton") - Allison Liddi-Brown
  • Animal Kingdom ("Forgive Us Our Trespasses") - Laura Innes
Best Miniseries:
  • The Assination of Gianni Versace - FX
  • Twin Peaks - The Return - Showtime
  • Godless -Netflix
  • The Alienist - TNT
Best Television Movie:
  • The Tale -HBO
  • Story of a Girl -Lifetime
  • Garage Sale Mystery: A Case of Murder - Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
  • Jesus Christ Superstar - Live in Concert - NBC
Best Actress in Miniseries or TV Movie:
  • Laura Dern - The Tale
  • Michelle Dockery - Godless
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones - Cocaine Godmother
  • Sara Bareilles - Jesus Christ Superstar - Live in Concert
  • Queen Latifah - Flint
Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie:
  • Kyle MacLachlan - Twin Peaks - The Return
  • Darren Criss - The Assination of Gianni Versace
  • Brandon Victor Dixon - Jesus Christ Superstar - Live in Concert
  • John Legend - Jesus Christ Superstar - Live in Concert
Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie:
  • Penelope Cruz - The Assination of Gianni Versace
  • Laura Dern - Twin Peaks - The Return
  • Naomi Watts - Twin Peaks - The Return
  • Julianne Nicholson - Law & Order: True Crime - The Menendez Murders
  • Kathryn Newton - Little Women
Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie:
  • Jeff Daniels - Godless
  • Alice Cooper - Jesus Christ Superstar - Live in Concert
  • Robert Forster - Twin Peaks - The Return
  • Miguel Ferrer - Twin Peaks - The Return
Have thoughts on this year's winners? Leave a comment below! Thanks for reading!



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