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The Television Critics Association announced their TCA Awards winners this week, and unsurprisingly, the list is full of Emmy nominees. Here are the best television shows and performances of 2021, according to critics. 

2021's best TV shows and performances, according to critics


Individual Achievement In Drama

Michaela Coel

I May Destroy You, HBO

Jake Giles Netter/HBO Max

Individual Achievement In Comedy

jean smart

 The Hacks (HBO) star also took home the Career Achievement Honoree award. 

Christian Black/Apple

Outstanding New Program

ted lasso

The Apple TV+ comedy also snagged the awards for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy and Program of the Year.

Alex Bailey/Netflix

Outstanding Achievement In Drama

the crown



Outstanding Achievement In News and Information

framing britney spears

FX/FX on Hulu 

Michele K. Short/HBO

Outstanding Achievement In Movies, Miniseries

mare of easttown



Outstanding Achievement In Youth Programming

the baby-sitters club


nbcu photo bank

Heritage Award

the golden girls


Check out the rest of the list here! 

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