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2016 Television Critics Association Awards nominations: HBO, FX lead

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With Emmy season in full swing, the Television Critics Association has announced the roster of nominees for its 32nd annual awards ceremony, boosting HBO and FX to the top of the pack with 12 and 11 overall nominations, respectively.

While HBO and FX lead in total nominations, USA’s Mr. Robot, a first-time nominee, garnered the most individual nods for a series (tied with FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story), earning recognition in Individual Achievement in Drama (Rami Malek), Outstanding New Program, Outstanding Achievement in Drama, and Program of the Year.

Elsewhere in Program of the Year, HBO scored a nomination for Game of Thrones, while FX landed three series amid the category’s seven slots: Fargo, The Americans, and The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. Lifetime’s UnREAL and Netflix’s Making a Murderer round out the list of Program of the Year contenders.

The CW also made a strong showing with the TCA, earning three total nominations for its Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, including in Individual Achievement in Comedy (Rachel Bloom) and Outstanding New Program. It’s worth noting that each of the nominees in the latter category come from smaller networks, as series from the usual suspects like ABC, HBO, and other major TV players are noticeably absent. WGN America (Underground), Netflix (Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Masters of None), USA (Mr. Robot), and Lifetime (UnREAL), however, picked up the slack.

Bryan Cranston (HBO’s All the Way), Constance Wu (ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat), Aziz Ansari (Netflix’s Masters of None), and Samantha Bee (TBS’ Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) notably earned nominations in the individual categories.

“TCA members have recognized a record number of first-time nominees for this year’s awards. In our 32-year history this is one of the most diverse slates of genres and programs we’ve ever had,” TCA President, Amber Dowling, said in a statement. “It’s been a banner year for fresh, noteworthy content and we’re looking forward to seeing which shows and actors grab top prizes following the difficult votes ahead.”

The TCA will honor a mystery guest with a Career Achievement Award at the upcoming ceremony.

In 2015, Empire, Inside Amy Schumer, and Better Call Saul dominated the ceremony. Empire won Program of the Year, while Better Call Saul nabbed top honors in the Outstanding New Program category. Amy Schumer won for Individual Achievement in Comedy, while her popular sketch series won for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy.

The 32nd TCA Awards ceremony will be held Aug. 6 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Jane the Virgin‘s Jaime Camil is set to host the event.

Check out the full list of 2016 TCA nominations below:

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA

Bryan Cranston, “All The Way,” HBO

Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot,” USA

Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul,” AMC

Sarah Paulson, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” FX

Keri Russell, “The Americans,” FX

Courtney B. Vance, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” FX

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY

Aziz Ansari, “Master of None,” Netflix

Samantha Bee, “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” TBS

Rachel Bloom, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” The CW

Aya Cash, “You’re The Worst” FXX

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep,” HBO

Constance Wu, “Fresh Off the Boat,” ABC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN NEWS AND INFORMATION

“CBS Sunday Morning,” CBS

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” TBS

“Jackie Robinson,” PBS

“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” HBO – (2015 Winner in Category)

“Real Time With Bill Maher,” HBO

“United Shades of America,” CNN

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN REALITY PROGRAMMING

“I Am Cait,” E!

“The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth,” Showtime

“The Great British Baking Show,” PBS

“Making a Murderer,” Netflix

“MasterChef Junior,” Fox

“Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance,” CBS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN YOUTH PROGRAMMING

“Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” PBS

“Doc McStuffins,” Disney Junior

“Nature Cat,” PBS

“Odd Squad,” PBS

“Sofia The First,” Disney Junior

OUTSTANDING NEW PROGRAM

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” The CW

“Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” Netflix

“Master of None,” Netflix

“Mr. Robot,” USA

“Underground,” WGN America

“UnREAL,” Lifetime

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES, MINISERIES AND SPECIALS

“All The Way,” HBO

“Fargo,” FX

“The Night Manager,” AMC

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” FX

“Roots,” History

“Show Me A Hero,” HBO

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA

“The Americans,” FX – (2015 Winner in Category)

“Better Call Saul,” AMC

“Game of Thrones,” HBO

“The Leftovers,” HBO

“Mr. Robot,” USA

“UnREAL,” Lifetime

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY

“black-ish,” ABC

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” The CW

“Master of None,” Netflix

“Silicon Valley,” HBO

“Veep,” HBO

“You’re The Worst” FXX

HERITAGE AWARD

“The Larry Sanders Show,” HBO

“The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” CBS

“Seinfeld,” NBC

“Star Trek,” NBC

“Twin Peaks,” ABC

PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

“The Americans,” FX

“Fargo,” FX

“Game of Thrones,” HBO

“Making a Murderer,” Netflix

“Mr. Robot,” USA

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” FX

“UnREAL,” Lifetime