Tuesday, June 11, 2024

40th Annual TCA Awards Nominees; E! Gets Comedic Denise Richards Docuseries

TCA Awards

The Television Critics Association (TCA) announced the nominees for the organization's landmark 40th Annual TCA Awards, putting the spotlight on the best performances, series, creators, and stars from the 2023-2024 TV season. The TCA is a non-profit organization of more than 230 professional television journalists from the U.S. and Canada. They made their nominations based on programming available on broadcast, cable, and streaming outlets. Winners will be announced at an exclusive ceremony held in-person at The Langham Huntington in Pasadena on Friday, July 12. This year saw a tie for the top spot, FX and Netflix lead all competitors with 16 nominations each, dominating the Program of the Year category with three nominations for FX and two for Netflix. HBO | Max is in second place with 13 nominations, followed by Disney+ with six; while ABC, PBS/PBS KIDS, and Prime Video are tied with three. Rounding out the list is Apple TV+, NBC, and Peacock with two each; and Adult Swim, Bravo, CBS, Comedy Central, ID, Nat Geo, and Showtime with one apiece.

On the series front, freshman favorites led the charge, as FX and Netflix once again split top honors with a TCA-best five nominations for first-year standouts Shōgun, Baby Reindeer and Ripley. The trio will face off throughout the night and across some of the TCA's premier categories, including Program of the Year - going up against FX entries The Bear and Reservation Dogs and HBO | Max's Hacks - Outstanding Achievement in Drama, Outstanding New Program, and Individual Achievement In Drama, pitting Shōgun stars Hiroyuki Sanada and Anna Sawai against the talented Mr. Ripley himself, Andrew Scott, and the object of Baby Reindeer's obsession, Richard Gadd, as well as Juno Temple (Fargo), and Academy Award(R) winner Jodie Foster (True Detective: Night Country).

Elsewhere, past winners Quinta Brunson and Jean Smart seek to reclaim Individual Achievement In Comedy gold once more, going up against Jeremy Allen White, Ayo Edebiri, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Devery Jacobs; The Bear aims to send the competition back into hibernation to nab its second-consecutive Outstanding Achievement in Comedy award; late-night heavyweights Jimmy Kimmel, John Oliver, and Seth Meyers duke it out in Outstanding Achievement in Variety, Talk or Sketch; We're Here and Conan Must Go hit the road in Outstanding Achievement in Reality; and it's the ultimate comic book showdown as DC's Superman battles Marvel's X-Men in Outstanding Achievement in Family Programming, among others.


Denise Richards

E! has greenlit Denise Richards and the Wild Things (wt), a half-hour comedic docuseries starring and executive produced by Denise Richards. The series will premiere in 2025. The first time Richards opened up her family life for a reality series more than 15 years ago she was navigating a notoriously difficult marriage, intense scrutiny and tabloid attention all while raising two young girls. This time around, life is more complicated and unpredictable. Richards and her family, which include daughters Sami, Lola and Eloise, and husband Aaron, test each other's boundaries and show us what their famous, loving and controversial life is like.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Friday, June 21

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 17)

Friday, June 21

  • Pamela Adlon (Better Things/King of the Hill/The Facts of Life) - Watch Pamela on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ron Howard (Arrested Development/Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Will Ferrell (The Office) - Will appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Martin Short (Only Murders in the Building/Mulaney/I'm a Big Girl Now/The Associates) - Martin is a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher at 10pm on HBO.
  • Sandra Bernhard (Roseanne) and Judy Gold (All-American Girl) - Sandra and Judy are guests on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.
  • Eva Longoria (Only Murders in the Building/Telenovela) - Eva talks about Land of Women on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • George Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez/Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) and Mayan Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez) - George and Mayan talk about their hit NBC sitcom Lopez vs Lopez on a repeat of Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Jenifer Lewis (I Love That for You/black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer is joining Drew to talk about taking her inspirational journey and miraculous recovery after a devastating fall while on vacation a few years ago on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (And Just Like That.../Second Time Around) - Nicole discusses her Gymwrap sweatband line on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release) Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)
05/21 - Frasier (2023) - Season One
06/11 - The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release)
06/11 - Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

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