Television Critic Association Award acting nominees are all women and people of color — for the first time


We all know that Hollywood sucks when it comes to the inclusion of women and minorities on screen and behind the scenes — UCLA’s 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report confirmed that “racial minorities and women remain severely underrepresented in film and television hiring.” (What else is new?)

That’s why today’s Television Critics Association Awards nominations are a landmark of sorts — there isn’t a single white cis-male actor nominated in either of the categories for individual achievement in a TV drama or comedy — a first for the organization, which is comprised of more than 200 TV critics and journalists across the US and Canada, who are tasked with watching more TV than any one human should be exposed to on a daily basis. Read more…

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