Who watches the Watchmen? The Tv Critics Affiliation apparently (of which, full disclosure: this creator is a member).
Eerily prescient HBO miniseries Watchmen has gained 4 2020 TCA Awards, together with Particular person Achievement in Drama (for Regina King’s work), Excellent New Program, Excellent Achievement in Film, Miniseries, or Particular, and Program of the 12 months. This marks a clear sweep of the classes that Watchmen was nominated in and, as a result of TCA Awards’ comparatively quick checklist of 13 classes, quantities to the present successful roughly 31% of all of the awards. Not unhealthy!
Watchmen’s TCA Awards dominance is paying homage to one other well timed HBO miniseries success final 12 months. Chernobyl snagged Excellent Achievement in Film, Miniseries, or Particular on the TCA Awards earlier than transferring on to win three Emmys. An identical destiny is probably going in retailer for Watchmen through the 72nd Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 20.
Two different HBO sequence joined Watchmen in TCA Award recognition with Succession taking house Excellent Achievement in Drama and A Black Woman Sketch Present successful Excellent Achievement in Selection/Sketch Reveals. The recently-concluded Schitt’s Creek was the one different sequence to win a number of awards, claiming Excellent Achievement in Comedy and Particular person Achievement in Comedy (for Catherine O’Hara).