Sunday, August 29, 2021 (Los Angeles, CA) -– The Hollywood Critics Association (HCA) announced today the winners of the inaugural HCA TV Awards including Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso (Best Streaming Series – Comedy, Best Actor in a Streaming Series – Comedy, Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series – Comedy, and Best Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series -Comedy), Netflix’s The Crown (Best Actor in a Streaming Series – Drama, Best Actress in a Streaming Series – Drama, and Best Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series,- Drama), NBC’s Young Rock (Best Broadcast Network Series, Comedy), SYFY’s Resident Alien (Best Cable Series, Comedy), NBC’s New Amsterdam (Best Broadcast Network Series, Drama), Freeform’s Cruel Summer (Best Cable Series, Drama), and Disney+’s The Mandalorian (Best Streaming Series, Drama).

The HCA also bestowed Honorary Awards including the “Legacy Award” presented to Cobra Kai, the “Spotlight Award” presented to Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, the “Impact Award” presented to New Amsterdam, the “Pop Culture Icon Award” presented to Tom Ellis, the “TV Icon Award” to Marta Kauffman and the “Virtuoso Award” presented to Bo Burnham.

“All of the nominees that we celebrated and honored tonight are amongst some of the best in television history,” notes HCA Chairman Scott Menzel. “While these past 17 months have been incredibly difficult for many of us, television has once again become our best friend. Series like Ted Lasso, Hacks, and Young Rock provided us with a sense of joy and happiness during these troubled times. Dramatic series such as New Amsterdam, Lovecraft Country, and Pose were as entertaining as they were educational. These are only a few of the shows that were nominated, but it is so inspiring to see all of these passionate stories being told by diverse storytellers that aren’t afraid to touch upon timely issues including racism, COVID-19, and LGBTIQ rights.

This year’s event streamed virtually on Sunday, August 29, 2021, on the official HCA YouTube Channel.

Below is a full list of the 2021 award winners, announced by the Hollywood Critics Association:

Best Animated Series or Animated Television Movie

Harley Quinn (HBO Max)

Best Broadcast Network or Cable Docuseries, Documentary Television Movie, or Non-Fiction Series

Welcome to Chechnya (HBO)

Best Streaming Docuseries, Documentary Television Movie, or Non-Fiction Series

Kid 90 (Hulu)

Best Broadcast Network or Cable Sketch Series, Variety Series, Talk Show, or Comedy/Variety Special

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Best Streaming Sketch Series, Variety Series, Talk Show, or Comedy/Variety Special

Bo Burnham: Inside (Netflix)

Best Broadcast Network Reality Series, Competition Series, or Game Show

The Masked Singer (FOX)

Best Cable or Streaming Reality Series, Competition Series, or Game Show

RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)

Best Broadcast Network or Cable Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Live-Action Television Movie

Mare of Easttown (HBO)

Best Streaming Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Live-Action Television Movie

WandaVision (Disney+)

Best Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Television Movie

Colman Domingo – Euphoria Two-Part Special (HBO)

Best Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Television Movie

Anya Taylor-Joy – The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Television Movie

Evan Peters – Mare of Easttown (HBO)

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Television Movie

Kathryn Hahn – WandaVision (Disney+)

Best Broadcast Network Series, Comedy

Young Rock (NBC)

Best Cable Series, Comedy

Resident Alien (SYFY)

Best Actor in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Comedy

Ted Danson – Mr. Mayor (NBC)

Best Actress in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Comedy

Jane Levy – Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC)

Best Supporting Actor in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Comedy

Nico Santos – Superstore (NBC)

Best Supporting Actress in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Comedy

Mary Steenburgen – Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC)

Best Streaming Series, Comedy

Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)

Best Actor in a Streaming Series, Comedy

Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)

Best Actress in a Streaming Series, Comedy

Jean Smart – Hacks (HBO Max)

Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, Comedy

Brett Goldstein – Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)

Best Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series, Comedy (tie)

Hannah Einbinder – Hacks (HBO Max)

Hannah Waddingham – Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)

Best Broadcast Network Series, Drama

New Amsterdam (NBC)

Best Cable Series, Drama

Cruel Summer (Freeform)

Best Actor in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Drama

Billy Porter – Pose (FX)

Best Actress in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Drama

Mj Rodriguez – Pose (FX)

Best Supporting Actor in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Drama

Michael K. Williams – Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Best Supporting Actress in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Drama

Tatiana Maslany – Perry Mason (HBO)

Best Streaming Series, Drama

The Mandalorian (Disney+)

Best Actor in a Streaming Series, Drama

Josh O’Connor – The Crown (Netflix)

Best Actress in a Streaming Series, Drama

Emma Corrin – The Crown (Netflix)

Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, Drama

Rupert Grint – Servant (Apple TV+)

Best Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series, Drama

Gillian Anderson – The Crown (Netflix)

Special Honorary Awards

Legacy Award – Cobra Kai

Spotlight Award – Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist

Impact Award – New Amsterdam

Pop Culture Icon Award – Tom Ellis

TV Icon Award – Marta Kauffman

Virtuoso Award – Bo Burnham

TV Breakout Star Award – Thuso Mbedu

Number of nominees broken down by network or streamer

Apple TV+ – 5

Disney+ – 3

FOX –  1

Freeform – 1

FX – 2

HBO – 7

HBO Max – 3

Hulu – 1

NBC – 6

Netflix – 5

SYFY – 1

VH1 – 1

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About the Hollywood Critics Association:

The Hollywood Critics Association was founded on the idea of inclusivity and equal representation in film and television criticism.

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