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Saturday, December 31, 2016

The 2nd Annual Groovy TV Awards



2016 was a groovy year for television - and to honor my favorite shows and performances, here are The 2nd Annual Groovy TV Awards:

Grooviest Comedy Series: Veep
Runner-Up: Search Party
Honorable Mention: Jane the Virgin

Grooviest Drama Series: This Is Us
Runner-Up: American Crime
Honorable Mention: Animal Kingdom and Preacher

Grooviest Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Michael Rosenbaum, Impastor
Runner-Up: Noah Galvin, The Real O'Neals
Honorable Mention: Daniel Levy, Schitt's Creek

Grooviest Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Runners-Up: Wendi McLendon-Covey, The Goldbergs, and Martha Plimpton, The Real O'Neals
Honorable Mention: Sutton Foster, Younger, and Alia Shawkat, Search Party

Grooviest Lead Actors in a Drama Series: Sterling K. Brown and Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us
Runner-Up: Justin Hartley, This Is Us
Honorable Mention: Dominic Cooper, Preacher, and Freddie Highmore, Bates Motel

Grooviest Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Ellen Barkin, Animal Kingdom
Runner-Up: Chrissy Metz, This Is Us
Honorable Mention: Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel

Grooviest Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Runner-Up: Jaime Camil, Jane the Virgin
Honorable Mention: Ike Barinholtz, The Mindy Project

Grooviest Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Yael Grobglas, Jane the Virgin
Runner-Up: Miriam Shor, Younger
Honorable Mention: Hayley Orrantia, The Goldbergs

Grooviest Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, The Walking Dead
Runner-Up: Connor Jessup, American Crime
Honorable Mention: Joseph Gilgun, Preacher

Grooviest Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Ruth Negga, Preacher
Runner-Up: Tina Lifford, Queen Sugar
Honorable Mention: Angela Robinson, The Haves and the Have Nots

Grooviest Guest Actor: Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live

Grooviest Guest Actress: Phylicia Rashad, Empire

Hottest Hunk: Justin Hartley, This Is Us
Runner-Up: Scott Speedman, Animal Kingdom
Honorable Mention: Peter Hermann, Younger

Grooviest New Series: This Is Us
Runners-Up: Preacher and Search Party
Honorable Mention: Animal Kingdom and BrainDead

Grooviest LGBTQ Series: The Real O'Neals
Runner-Up: The Haves and the Have Nots
Honorable Mention: Nashville

Grooviest Return: Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

Grooviest Daytime Soap: General Hospital

Grooviest Daytime Soap Actor: James Patrick Stuart, General Hospital
Runner-Up: Billy Flynn, Days of Our Lives

Grooviest Daytime Soap Actress: Nancy Lee Grahn, General Hospital
Runner-Up: Laura Wright, General Hospital

Grooviest Talk Show: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Most Disappointing Series or Special: Season 2 of Wayward Pines
Runner-Up: The Exorcist
Dishonorable Mention: The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again

2 comments:

Alan Scott said...

I know the nominations are closed but I would like to recommend Winona Ryder for "Grooviest Female lead in a Drama" for "Stranger Things". :)

Marc Harshbarger said...

Hey, Alan, I only selected series/performances that I actually watched. But hopefully I will get to see Ms. Ryder (whom I've always liked) and her show in 2017.