@RuPaulsDragRace Leads With Five Nominations In New Critics’ Choice Real TV Awards; #DragRace

Los Angeles, CA (Variety) — The nominations for the inaugural Critics' Choice Real TV Awards have been announced.

“RuPaul's Drag Race” leads the way with five nominations including Competition Series,  Ensemble Cast in an Unscripted Series and Male Star of the Year (RuPaul Charles). Close behind is Netflix's “Queer Eye,” which has received nominations for Ensemble Cast in an Unscripted Series, Lifestyle Show: Fashion/Beauty, Male Star of The Year (Jonathan Van Ness), and Structured Series.

The new awards ceremony, which is co-organized by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association and NPACT, recognizes excellence in nonfiction, unscripted and reality programming across broadcast, cable and streaming platforms.

VH1 will be the media partner for the first ever Critics' Choice Real TV Awards, and will air the show on Sunday, June 9. The awards ceremony itself will take place Sunday, June 2.
Will Thorne/@Variety

Competition Series:
Making It (NBC)
Project Runway (Bravo)
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)
Survivor: David vs. Goliath (CBS)
Top Chef (Bravo)

Unstructured Series:
Born This Way (A&E)
Deadliest Catch (Discovery)
Intervention (A&E)
Many Sides of Jane (A&E)
RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked! (VH1)

Ensemble Cast in an Unscripted Series:
Crikey! It’s The Irwins (Animal Planet)
Queer Eye (Netflix)
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)
The Real Housewives of New York City (Bravo)
Trading Spaces (TLC)

Show Host:
RuPaul Charles – RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)
Stephen Colbert – The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)
James Corden – The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)
Busy Philipps – Busy Tonight (E!)
Jerry Seinfeld – Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (Netflix)

Female Star of The Year:
Nicole Byer – Nailed It! (Netflix)
Marie Kondo – Tidying Up With Marie Kondo (Netflix)
Sandra Lee – Dr. Pimple Popper (TLC)
Samin Nosrat – Salt Fat Acid Heat (Netflix)
Chrissy Teigen – Lip Sync Battle (Paramount Network)
Michelle Visage – RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)

Male Star of The Year:
David Attenborough – Our Planet (Netflix)
RuPaul Charles – RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)
Hasan Minhaj – Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj (Netflix)
Phil Rosenthal – Somebody Feed Phil (Netflix)
Jonathan Van Ness – Queer Eye (Netflix)

Source: Variety, full story, Critics’ Choice Real TV Awards

 

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