July 18, 2019

Television Critics Nominate MOTs

Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Veep.

The Television Critics Association Critics Association’s nominations for its 35th Annual TCA Awards include Jewish talent, mostly in the comedy realm.

In the individual achievement in comedy category, “Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus is nominated opposite Pamela Adlon (“Better Things”). Louis Dreyfus won in the category in 2014.  She’s also up for the career achievement award, alongside prolific producers Chuck Lorre (“The Big Bang Theory,” “The Kominsky Method”) and Dick Wolf (“Law & Order” franchise, “FBI”).

“Veep” is nominated in its farewell season in the comedy programming category, opposite the very Jewish “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and several shows Jewish starring Jewish actors: “Schitt’s Creek” (Eugene and Dan Levy), “Russian Doll” (Natasha Lyonne) and “Barry” (Henry Winkler).

The 35th Annual TCA Awards will be presented on Saturday, August 3, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel during the TCA summer press tour