Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Gina Rodríguez, Jaime Camil and Elvis Nolasco Among the Nominees for the 2015 Critics' Choice Television Awards

The Critics' Choice Television Awards, established in 2011, are accolades presented by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA). The Awards honors the best in primetime television programming from June 2014 through May 2015. HBO picked up the most nominations this year with 27, followed by FX (16), CBS (13), ABC (12), Fox (10), Comedy Central (7), NBC (5), and Showtime (5).

Jaime Camil and Gina Rodríguez
of The CW's "Jane The Virgin".
Among the Latinos nominated this year are Gina Rodríguez and Jaime Camil, for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, respectively, both for their work on The CW's "Jane The Virgin", which also picked up a nomination for Best Comedy Series. Elvis Nolasco picked up a nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Limited Series for his work on ABC's "American Crime".

Elvis Nolasco of ABC's
"American Crime".
The FX series "Justified" and the HBO limited series "Olive Kitteridge" lead the pack with five nominations each. Other shows with multiple nominations include "The Americans" (FX), "Bessie" (HBO), "The Good Wife" (CBS), "Transparent" (Amazon) and "Wolf Hall", each with four nominations apiece; while "American Crime" (ABC), "American Horror Story: Freak Show" (FX), "The Big Bang Theory" (CBS), "Broad City" (Comedy Central), "The Honorable Woman" (Sundance), "Jane the Virgin" (The CW), "Silicon Valley" (HBO), "Stockholm, Pennsylvania" (Lifetime) and "Veep" (HBO), each scored three nominations.

The fifth annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards will be handed out May 31, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California, and will be televised by the A&E network. For more information, click here.

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