TV Critics Like 'Office,' '24'
The Television Critics Association (of which several Zap2it.com staffers are members) announced the nominees for its 2006 awards Wednesday, and four of the five shows up for program of the year are dramas:
However, three of the five shows nominated for best new series -- "My Name Is Earl,"
It's worth noting, though, that none of the comedies nominated in the overall categories or for outstanding comedy -- "Earl," "Chris," "The Office,"
Somewhat surprisingly given its fourth-place standing in the ratings, NBC led all networks with eight nominations for current shows (
Missing from this year's nominees is "
The TCA Awards will be handed out July 23. Here's the complete list of nominees:
PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA
INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY
INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA
OUTSTANDING NEW PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN NEWS & INFORMATION
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT MOVIES, MINISERIES AND SPECIALS
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMING