The Netflix drama – based around the British royal family – came out on top as the nominations for the annual television awards show, which will take place on March 8, were announced. There is a coveted Best Drama Series nod for ‘The Crown’ whilst Josh O’Connor – who plays Prince Charles in seasons three and four of the show – received a nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Best Actress in a Drama Series will see two of ‘The Crown’s star’s Olivia Colman and Emma Corrin go head to head for the top honour. Tobias Menzies, who plays Prince Philip, and Gillian Anderson, as Margaret Thatcher, are up for Best Supporting Actor and Actress.

Elsewhere, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ received five nominations including Best Comedy Series as well as Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Eugene Levy and Best Actress in a Comedy Series for Catherine O’Hara as well as Best Supporting Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series for its stars Daniel Levy and Annie Murphy respectively. ‘Normal People’ receives a nod for Best Limited Series, with nods for its lead actor and actress, Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones.

Paul will go head to head with John Boyega (‘Small Axe’), Hugh Grant (‘The Undoing’), Chris Rock (‘Fargo’), Mark Ruffalo (‘I Know This Much is True’) and Morgan Spector (‘The Plot Against America’) whilst Daisy faces the likes of Cate Blanchett (‘Mrs. America’), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit) and Tessa Thompson (Sylvie’s Love).

Kelly Clarkson received a nomination for Best Talk Show alongside the likes of ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’, ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ and ‘Red Table Talk’. Critics Choice Association’s CEO, Joey Berlin, said in a statement: “We are so thrilled to be celebrating the incredible work that was released during this extended season.

In a year when the need for entertainment was undeniable, the industry rallied to deliver beautiful series that delighted us, educated us, challenged us, and most importantly, brought us all together.” The Critics Choice TV Awards takes place on March 8. An abridged list of nominations for the Critics Choice TV Awards are as follows:

Best Drama Series
Better Call Saul (AMC)
The Crown (Netflix)
The Good Fight (CBS All Access)
Lovecraft Country (HBO)
The Mandalorian (Disney+)
Ozark (Netflix)
Perry Mason (HBO)
This Is Us (NBC)

Best Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman – Ozark (Netflix)
Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us (NBC)
Jonathan Majors – Lovecraft Country (HBO)
Josh O’Connor – The Crown (Netflix)
Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul (AMC)
Matthew Rhys – Perry Mason (HBO)

Best Actress in a Drama Series
Christine Baranski – The Good Fight (CBS All Access)
Olivia Colman – The Crown (Netflix)
Emma Corrin – The Crown (Netflix)
Claire Danes – Homeland (Showtime)
Laura Linney – Ozark (Netflix)
Jurnee Smollett – Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Banks – Better Call Saul (AMC)
Justin Hartley – This Is Us (NBC)
John Lithgow – Perry Mason (HBO)
Tobias Menzies – The Crown (Netflix)
Tom Pelphrey – Ozark (Netflix)
Michael K. Williams – Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Gillian Anderson – The Crown (Netflix)
Cynthia Erivo – The Outsider (HBO)
Julia Garner – Ozark (Netflix)
Janet McTeer – Ozark (Netflix)
Wunmi Mosaku – Lovecraft Country (HBO)
Rhea Seehorn – Better Call Saul (AMC)

Best Comedy Series
Better Things (FX)
The Flight Attendant (HBO Max)
Mom (CBS)
PEN15 (Hulu)
Ramy (Hulu)
Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)
What We Do in the Shadows (FX)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Hank Azaria – Brockmire (IFC)
Matt Berry – What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
Nicholas Hoult – The Great (Hulu)
Eugene Levy – Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)
Ramy Youssef – Ramy (Hulu)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Pamela Adlon – Better Things (FX)
Christina Applegate – Dead to Me (Netflix)
Kaley Cuoco – The Flight Attendant (HBO Max)
Natasia Demetriou – What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
Catherine O’Hara – Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
Issa Rae – Insecure (HBO)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
William Fichtner – Mom (CBS)
Harvey Guillén – What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
Daniel Levy – Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
Alex Newell – Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC)
Mark Proksch – What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
Andrew Rannells – Black Monday (Showtime)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Lecy Goranson – The Conners (ABC)
Rita Moreno – One Day at a Time (Pop)
Annie Murphy – Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
Ashley Park – Emily in Paris (Netflix)
Jaime Pressly – Mom (CBS)
Hannah Waddingham – Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)

Best Limited Series
I May Destroy You (HBO)
Mrs. America (FX)
Normal People (Hulu)
The Plot Against America (HBO)
The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)
Small Axe (Amazon Studios)
The Undoing (HBO)
Unorthodox (Netflix)

Best Movie Made for Television
Bad Education (HBO)
Between the World and Me (HBO)
The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel (Lifetime)
Hamilton (Disney+)
Sylvie’s Love (Amazon Studios)
What the Constitution Means to Me (Amazon Studios)

Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television
John Boyega – Small Axe (Amazon Studios)
Hugh Grant – The Undoing (HBO)
Paul Mescal – Normal People (Hulu)
Chris Rock – Fargo (FX)
Mark Ruffalo – I Know This Much is True (HBO)
Morgan Spector – The Plot Against America (HBO)

Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television
Cate Blanchett – Mrs. America (FX)
Michaela Coel – I May Destroy You (HBO)
Daisy Edgar-Jones – Normal People (Hulu)
Shira Haas – Unorthodox (Netflix)
Anya Taylor-Joy – The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)
Tessa Thompson – Sylvie’s Love (Amazon Studios)

Best Talk Show
Desus & Mero (Showtime)
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)
The Kelly Clarkson Show (NBC/Syndicated)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC)
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)
Red Table Talk (Facebook Watch) – BangShowbiz