VARIOUS CITIES - APRIL 04: In this screenshot posted on April 4, 2021, Jason Sudeikis stars as ... "Ted Lasso " at the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on April 04, 2021. (Photo taken by the 27th Annual SAG Awards / Images for WarnerMedia) Images for WarnerMedia
Today, the Television Critics Association has announced the winners of the organization's 37 annual TH TCA Awards, recognizing outstanding programming and performance from the 2020-2021 television season
Apple AAPL TV +'sf Laish-out-of-water sitcom Ted Lasso was the year's biggest winner, taking home three of the organization's top honors in his debut season, earning wins for an outstanding new program, achievements Outstanding Comedy Awards and a Program of the Year Award.
HBO / HBO Max has won four wins as I May Destroy You Creator, Writer, Executive Producer and star Michaela Coel took home the Individual Achievement in Drama, while Kate Winslet's crime drama Mare Of Easttown took home the award for Excellence in Movies, Miniseries, or Specials, with The Week last tonight with John Oliver won the award for Excellence in Variety, Talk or Sketch for the third year in a row, and Jean Smart won the Individual Achievement in Comedy award for his portrayal of the legendary WireImage
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUG 20: Actress Jean Smart arrives at the 'Academy of Television Arts at the Sheraton Hotel on August 20, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez / WireImage)
The TCA also chose to present multi-talented actress and artist Jean Smart with the Career Achievement Award, celebrating the acclaimed work of the three-time EMMY® winner, which began with her lead role as Charlene Frazier in Designing Women, and includes roles and appearances in flagship series such as 24, Frasier, and Fargo, as well as Legion, Watchmen, Mare Of Easttown, and Hacks.
For its prestigious Heritage Award, the organizationation bestowed honors on famed NBC sitcom The Golden Girls.
Running from 1985 to 1992, the series - which featured a star-studded ensemble starring Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Bea Arthur and Estelle - revolution achieved the landscape by focusing on four hilarious and headstrong older women, using humor to has a wide range of issues such as eldercare, homelessness, sexism and sexism. ageism. During his tenure, the series won 11 EMMY® Awards and four Golden Globes®.
LOS ANGELES, CA - 1992: Golden Girls stars Betty White, Bea Arthur (1922-2009) Estelle ... (1923-2008) a nd Rue McClanahan (1934-2010) pose por a portrait circa 1992 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Davis / Images)
To watch a video with comments from several of the winners, please visit the TCA official twitter site".
The award winners were selected by TCA members of more than 200 professional television critics and journalists from across the United States and Canada, who each voted to determine the best stars from a
"Television has been a big hit this year, providing 'much-needed entertainment that was a welcome distraction from the real-life drama of the real world," said said melanie mcfarland, president of tca and tv reviewer salon. "the fact that comedy shows reigned supreme at the 2021 awards is a testament to the folk humor of'ted lasso'and sharp shots of ' hacks', timeless laughs from ' the golden girls', offers this season have given us plenty of reasons to smile in these uncertain times. are delighted to honor outstanding programs so let's celebrate 37 years of awards, looking forward to being together person 2022 again. ”
Other notable winners include FX / FX titles On Hulu's striking profile Coaching Britney Spears who has landed outstanding achievements in the news and information arena, Showtime's Visceral Relationship Exposure in Couple Therapy shared accolades for Outstanding Achievement in reality programming with the insightful Netflix NFLX docuseries Deaf U, and Netflix have won awards for outstanding achievement in progYouth rammation for The Baby-Sitters Club, and Outstanding Drama Success for The Crown.
The full list of TCA 2021 award winners is as follows:
● Individual Direction in the Theater : Michaela Coel (I CAN DESTROY YOU, HBO)
● Individual Direction in Comedy : Jean Smart (HACKS, HBO Max )
● Outstanding achievement in news and information : FRAMING BRITNEY SPEARS (FX / FX on Hulu)
● Outstanding achievement in reality programming : TIE: THÉRAPIE DE COUPLES (Showtime), DEAF U (Netflix)
● Outstanding achievement in youth programming : LE BABY-SITTERS CLUB (Netflix)
● Outstanding achievement in variety, conversation orsketch : LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER (HBO, winner 2018 and 2019 in the category)
● Outstanding ing New program : TED LASSO (Apple TV +)
● Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Mini-Series or Specials : MARE OF EASTTOWN (HBO)
● Outstanding Achievement in the theater : THE CROWN (Netflix)
● Outstanding achievement in comedy : TED LASSO (Apple TV +)
● Program of the year : TED LASSO (Apple TV +)
● Career winner : Jean Smart
● Prize Heritage : THE GOLDEN GIRLS (NBC)
Past TCA award winners are listed on the organization's official website, tvcritics.org " / tca-awards. articlebody>