The Television Critics Association announced the winners of this 36th yearly TCA Awards on Monday, and it’s a indication of what people could expect from the forthcoming Emmy awards this weekend.
HBO’s restricted series Watchmen, that investigates the legacy of white supremacy and systemic racism in the united states, a topic that has become more pertinent since the series aired, ended up being the big winner this season, walking off with four awards, including the top prize, App of town. Star Regina King also took home the award for Individual Achievement in Drama, beating out Improved Call Saul’s Rhea Seehorn, Unbelievable’s Kaitlyn Dever and Merritt Wever,” Mrs. America’s Cate Blanchett, I Know This Much Is True’s Mark Ruffalo, along with Succession’s Jeremy Powerful. The series itself was the recipient of this award for Outstanding Achievement In Film or Miniseries in Addition to Outstanding New Program.
Watchmen along with Netflix’s Unbelievable Lead 2020 TCA Award Nominations
Other champions include Schitt’s Creek (Outstanding Achievement in Comedy) and its leading woman, Catherine O’Hara (Individual Achievement in Comedy), Succession (Outstanding Achievement in Drama), The Last Dance (Outstanding Achievement in News and Information), and also A Black Woman Sketch Show (Outstanding Achievement at Sketch/Variety Reveals ).
Meanwhile, the Jeopardy!’s Alex Trebek has been called the winner of the season’s career achievement awards, along with Star Trek was honored with the Heritage Award.
The complete list of winners is below.
Personal Achievement in DramaRegina King, Watchmen
Personal Achievement in ComedyCatherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
Outstanding Achievement in News and InformationThe Last Dance (ESPN)
Outstanding Achievement in Truth Cheer (Netflix)
Outstanding Achievement in Youth ProgrammingMolly of Denali (PBS Kids)
Outstanding Achievement at Sketch/Variety Reveals A Dark Lady Sketch Show (HBO)
Outstanding Achievement at Movie or MiniseriesWatchmen (HBO)
Outstanding New ProgramWatchmen (HBO)
Outstanding Achievement in DramaSuccession (HBO)
Outstanding Achievement in ComedySchitt’s Creek (Pop TV)
Application of the YearWatchmen (HBO)
Career AchievementAlex Trebek
Heritage AwardStar Trek (CBS)
Regina King, WatchmenPhoto: HBO