'Abbott Elementary' Leads Critics Choice Awards Television Nominations

12/6/2022 11:22:00 PM

'Better Call Saul' was the second most nominated series this year.

AbbottElementary is the most nominated TV series at the Critics Choice Awards.

'Better Call Saul' was the second most nominated series this year.

The teachers at Abbott Elementary returned to school in September, and they continue to prove why they're the best crew around.“The Girl from Plainville” (Hulu) “The Offer” (Paramount+) “Pam & Tommy” (Hulu) “Station Eleven” (HBO Max) “This Is Going to Hurt” (AMC+) “Under the Banner of Heaven” (FX) BEST MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION “Fresh” (Hulu) “Ray Donovan: The Movie” (Showtime) “The Survivor” (HBO) “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” (The Roku Channel) BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES Jeff Bridges – The Old Man (FX) Sterling K.December 6, 2022 Rich Polk/E! Entertainment/NBCUniversal/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Rolling Stone may receive an affiliate commission.is also a past Critics Choice Award winner for his performance in the 2009 film Crazy Heart, which also earned him an Oscar, SAG Award and Independent Spirit Award.

The 28th Critics Choice Awards television nominations were officially announced, and the ABC sitcom led the charge with six total nominations.It received nods for Best Comedy Series and claimed spots in the comedy acting categories.Jackson – The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey (Apple TV+) Daniel Radcliffe – Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (The Roku Channel) Sebastian Stan – Pam & Tommy (Hulu) Ben Whishaw – This is Going to Hurt (AMC+) BEST ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION Julia Garner – Inventing Anna (Netflix) Lily James – Pam & Tommy (Hulu) Amber Midthunder – Prey (Hulu) Julia Roberts – Gaslit (Starz) Michelle Pfeiffer – The First Lady (Showtime) Amanda Seyfried – The Dropout (Hulu) BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES Andre Braugher – The Good Fight (Paramount+) Ismael Cruz Córdova – The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (Prime Video) Michael Emerson – Evil (Paramount+) Giancarlo Esposito – Better Call Saul (AMC) John Lithgow – The Old Man (FX) Matt Smith – House of the Dragon (HBO) BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES Milly Alcock – House of the Dragon (HBO) Carol Burnett – Better Call Saul (AMC) Jennifer Coolidge – The White Lotus (HBO) Julia Garner – Ozark (Netflix) Audra McDonald – The Good Fight (Paramount+) Rhea Seehorn – Better Call Saul (AMC) BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES Brandon Scott Jones – Ghosts (CBS) Leslie Jordan – Call Me Kat (Fox) James Marsden – Dead to Me (Netflix) Chris Perfetti – Abbott Elementary (ABC) Tyler James Williams – Abbott Elementary (ABC) Henry Winkler – Barry (HBO) BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES Paulina Alexis – Reservation Dogs (FX) Ayo Edebiri – The Bear (FX) Marcia Gay Harden – Uncoupled (Netflix) Janelle James – Abbott Elementary (ABC) Annie Potts – Young Sheldon (CBS) Sheryl Lee Ralph – Abbott Elementary (ABC) BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION Murray Bartlett – Welcome to Chippendales (Hulu) Domhnall Gleeson – The Patient (FX) Matthew Goode – The Offer (Paramount+) Paul Walter Hauser – Black Bird (Apple TV+) Ray Liotta – Black Bird (Apple TV+) Shea Whigham – Gaslit (Starz) BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION Claire Danes – Fleishman Is in Trouble (FX) Dominique Fishback – The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey (Apple TV+) Betty Gilpin – Gaslit (Starz) Melanie Lynskey – Candy (Hulu) Niecy Nash-Betts – Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (Netflix) Juno Temple – The Offer (Paramount+) BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE SERIES.Series creator, writer, and star Quinta Brunson earned a nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance as Janine Teagues, the cup-half-full member of the Abbott group, always searching for solutions to problems with a great sense of optimism.m.The current season has seen Janine learn how to be alone after her break-up, and has given her other, bigger challenges to tackle.Brunson previously made Emmys history for the show's first season with her three nominations.

She ultimately went home with the award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.Interested in streaming the People’s Choice Awards 2022? We’ve listed the best ways to stream the awards show online, including how to watch it for free.COLLIDER VIDEO OF THE DAY Janelle James and Sheryl Lee Ralph received nominations for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy for their portrayals as Ava and Barbara, respectively.Ava is the principal of Abbott and often does her own thing while Barbara is the long-standing teaching veteran who's set in her ways but isn't resistant to learning new things.While their characters are quite different from each other, each woman is often given a chance to show off their comedic chops.Test out the streaming service with a 7-day free trial and use it to stream the Awards Show on NBC or E! live, plans start at $69.Ralph previously earned the Emmy for supporting actress in a comedy, the first Black woman to do so in 35 years.

James also earned an Emmy nomination in the same category.In the supporting acting categories, Chris Perfetti and Tyler James Williams earned nominations for their roles as Jacob and Gregory, respectively.m.Jacob is the "corny" one of the bunch who tries to be hip for his young students and brings a golden retriever energy to the group.Meanwhile, Gregory is the more serious of the teachers as a realist, and has embraced his role as a full-time teacher.Williams earlier received an Emmy nomination in the same category.

RELATED: 'Abbott Elementary’ Teaches You How to Embrace Your Corny Side Abbott Elementary is a mockumentary-style series that takes place in an underfunded public school in Philadelphia.It follows a group of five teachers and their principal as they work to give their students the best education they can.In Season 2, viewers also get to see the more personal side of the teachers as some episodes venture beyond the walls of the school.The series is created, written, and executive produced by Brunson.Patrick Schumacker, Justin Halpern, and Randall Einhorn also executive produce.

Additional cast includes Lisa Ann Walters, and William Stanford Davis.Abbott Elementary Season 2 airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m.ET on ABC, streaming the next day on Hulu.Season 1 is available to watch on Hulu and HBO Max.

The 28th Annual Critics Choice Awards air live on The CW January 15 at 7 p.m.ET..

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