Critics' Choice Awards 2017 nominations: The nominees for the 22nd annual awards show


Before the Oscars — or even the Golden Globes — select the best films of the year, there are the Critics' Choice Awards. This year's film nominees were officially announced on Dec. 1, and the television nominees were announced in November. Below you'll a list of the main categories before the ceremony airs on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. Eastern on A&E.

Leading the film nominees with 12 nominations is La La Land, the musical comedy film starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Moonlight and Manchester by the Sea follow. In TV, HBO snagged 22 nominations for its shows, but the most nominated series goes to The People v. O.J. Simpson

"This year's nominees showcase the best that Hollywood has to offer, spanning a wide array of genres, subject matters, time periods, and more," said Broadcast Film Critics Association President Joey Berlin said

Silicon Valley star T.J. Miller will host. Below are the films and televisions series nominated

Best picture

Summit Entertainment



Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

La La Land


Manchester by the Sea



Best actor

Summit Entertainment

Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

Joel Edgerton, Loving

Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge

Ryan Gosling, La La Land

Tom Hanks, Sully

Denzel Washington, Fences

Best actress

Focus Features

Amy Adams, Arrival

Annette Bening, 20th Century Women

Isabelle Huppert, Elle

Ruth Negga, Loving

Natalie Portman, Jackie

Emma Stone,  La La Land

Best supporting actor

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Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water

Ben Foster,  Hell or High Water

Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea

Dev Patel, Lion

Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

Best supporting actress

20th Century Fox

Viola Davis, Fences

Greta Gerwig, 20th Century Women

Naomie Harris, Moonlight

Nicole Kidman, Lion

Janelle Monáe, Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best young actor/actress

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Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea

Alex R. Hibbert, Moonlight

Lewis MacDougall, A Monster Calls

Madina Nalwanga, Queen of Katwe

Sunny Pawar, Lion

Hailee Steinfeld, The Edge of Seventeen

Best acting ensemble


20th Century Women


Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

Manchester by the Sea


Best director

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Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge

Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

David Mackenzie, Hell or High Water

Denis Villeneuve, Arrival

Denzel Washington, Fences

Best original screenplay 

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Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Yorgos Lanthimos/Efthimis Filippou, The Lobster

Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Jeff Nichols, Loving

Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water

Best adapted screenplay

Evan Agostini/AP

Luke Davies, Lion

Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals

Eric Heisserer, Arrival

Todd Komarnicki, Sully

Allison Schroeder/Theodore Melfi, Hidden Figures

August Wilson, Fences

Best animated feature

Focus Features

Finding Dory

Kubo and the Two Strings


The Red Turtle



Best action movie


Captain America: Civil War


Doctor Strange

Hacksaw Ridge

Jason Bourne

Best actor in an action movie

20th Century Fox

Benedict Cumberbatch, Doctor Strange

Matt Damon, Jason Bourne

Chris Evans, Captain America: Civil War

Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge

Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Best actress in an action movie

DC Comics

Gal Gadot, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Scarlett Johansson, Captain America: Civil War

Margot Robbie, Suicide Squad

Tilda Swinton, Doctor Strange

Best comedy

Warner Bros.

Central Intelligence


Don't Think Twice

The Edge of Seventeen

Hail, Caesar!

The Nice Guys

Best actor in a comedy

Bleecker Street

Ryan Gosling, The Nice Guys

Hugh Grant,  Florence Foster Jenkins

Dwayne Johnson, Central Intelligence

Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Best actress in a comedy

Columbia Pictures

Kate Beckinsale, Love & Friendship

Sally Field, Hello, My Name Is Doris

Kate McKinnon, Ghostbusters

Hailee Steinfeld, The Edge of Seventeen

Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Best sci-fi/horror movie

Paramount Pictures

10 Cloverfield Lane


Don't Breathe

Doctor Strange

Star Trek Beyond

The Witch

Best foreign language film

CJ Entertainment


The Handmaiden



The Salesman

Toni Erdmann

Best song

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Audition (The Fools Who Dream), La La Land

Can't Stop the Feeling, Trolls

City of Stars, La La Land

Drive It Like You Stole It, Sing Street

How Far I'll Go, Moana

The Rules Don't Apply, Rules Don't Apply

Best score

Summit Entertainment

Nicholas Britell, Moonlight

Jóhann Jóhannsson, Arrival

Justin Hurwitz, La La Land

Micachu, Jackie

Dustin O'Halloran, Hauschka, Lion

Best comedy series

Ric Liebowitz/Netflix




Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Best actress in a comedy series


Elie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag

Constance Wu, Fresh Off the Boat

Best actor in a comedy series


Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth

Donald Glover, Atlanta

Bill Hader, Documentary Now!

Patrick Stewart, Blunt Talk

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best supporting actress in a comedy series

Eric Liebowitz/Netflix

Julie Bowen, Modern Family

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Allison Janney, Mom

Jane Krakowski, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Judith Light, Transparent

Allison Williams, Girls

Best supporting actor in a comedy series


Louie Anderson, Baskets

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Titus Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Tony Hale, Veep

T.J. Miller, Silicon Valley

Best guest performer in a comedy series


Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live

Christine Baranski, The Big Bang Theory

Larry David, Saturday Night Live

Lisa Kudrow, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Liam Neeson, Inside Amy Schumer

Best animated series



Bob's Burgers

BoJack Horseman

Son of Zorn

South Park

The Simpsons

Best reality competition series

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America's Got Talent

MasterChef Junior

RuPaul's Drag Race

Skin Wars

The Amazing Race

The Voice

Best structured reality series

Food Network


Inside the Actor's Studio

Penn & Teller: Fool Us

Project Runway

Shark Tank

Undercover Boss

Best unstructured reality series

Andy Kropa/AP

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

Chrisley Knows Best

Deadliest Catch

Ice Road Truckers


Naked and Afraid

Best talk show

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Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

The Late Late Show with James Corden

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Best reality show host

Richard Shotwell/AP

Ted Allen, Chopped

Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars 

Anthony Bourdain, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

Nick Cannon, America's Got Talent

Carson Daly, The Voice

RuPaul, RuPaul's Drag Race

Best supporting actor in a drama series

Alex Bailey/Netflix

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones

John Lithgow, The Crown

Michael McKean, Better Caul Saul

Christian Slater, Mr. Robot

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Best supporting actress in a drama series


Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

Michael McKean, Better Caul Saul

Thandie Newton, Westworld

Maura Tierney, The Affair

Constance Zimmer, UnREAL

Best actor in a drama series


Sam Heughan, Outlander

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Best actress in a drama series

John P. Johnson/HBO

Caitriona Balfe, Outlander

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Keri Russell, The Americans

Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best drama series

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Better Call Saul

Game of Thrones

Mr. Robot

Stranger Things

The Crown

This Is Us


Best guest performer in a drama series

David Giesbrecht/Netflix

Mahershala Ali, House of Cards

Lisa Bonet, Ray Donovan

Ellen Burstyn, House of Cards

Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife

Jared Harris, The Crown

Jeffrey Dean Morgan, The Walking Dead

Best movie made for television or limited series

Mitch Jenkins/AMC

All the Way


Killing Reagan


The Night Manager

The People v. O.J. Simpson

Best actor in a movie made for television or limited series


Bryan Cranston, All the Way

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Cuba Gooding Jr., The People v. O.J. Simpson

Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager

Tim Matheson, Killing Reagan

Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Best supporting actor in a movie made for television or limited series

Mitch Jenkins/AMC

Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Lane Garrison, Roots

Frank Langella, All the Way

Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager

John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Forest Whitaker, Roots

Best actress in a movie made for television or limited series


Olivia Colman, The Night Manager

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Cynthia Nixon, Killing Reagan

Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Lili Taylor, American Crime

Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Best supporting actress in a movie made for television or limited series


Elizabeth Debicki, The Night Manager

Regina King, American Crime

Sarah Lancashire, The Dresser

Melissa Leo, All the Way

Anna Paquin, Roots

Emily Watson, The Dresser