Bobby James Awards 2015 | The Best of Television Nominees are … “AHS: Hotel” leads with 13 nods

The Golden Globes are coming! So here are my nominees for the Best of Television 2015:

Supporting Actress in a Television Series

Jamie Lee Curtis – “Dean Munsch” – Scream Queens
Portia de Rossi – “Elizabeth North” – SCANDAL
Nora Arnezeder – “Chloe Tousignant” – Zoo 
Bellamy Young – “Mellie Grant” – SCANDAL
Aja Naomi King – “Michaela Pratt” – How to Get Away with Murder

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie:

Kathy Bates – “Iris” – American Horror Story: Hotel
Billie Piper – “Lily Frankenstein” – Penny Dreadful
Sarah Paulson – “Hypodermic Sally” – American Horror Story: Hotel
Mo’Nique – “Ma Rainey” – Bessie 
Laura Haddock – “Lucrezia Donati” – DaVinci’s Demons

Reality Television Personality:

Steven Avery – Making a Murderer 
Todd Chrisley – Chrisley Knows Best 
Nikki Bella – Total Divas 
Bear Grylls – Running Wild with Bear Grylls 
Ellen DeGeneres – The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Score for a Television Series, Limited Series or Movie:

American Crime – Mark Isham
Mr. Robot – Mac Quayle
American Horror Story: Hotel – Mac Quayle
Bessie (TV Movie) – Rachel Portman
Daredevil – John Paesano

Cinematography in a Television Series, Limite Series or Movie:

American Horror Story: Hotel – Michael Goi, Chris Manley
The Americans – Richard Rutkowski
Daredevil – Matthew J. Lloyd, Martin Ahlgren
Penny Dreadful – Xavi Giménez
Mr. Robot – Todd Campbell, Tim Ives

Costume Design for a Television Series, Limited Series or Movie:

Bessie (TV Movie) – Michael T. Boyd
American Horror Story: Hotel – Lou Eyrich
Penny Dreadful – Gabriella Pescucci
Daredevil – Stephanie Maslansky
SCANDAL – Lyn Paolo

Guest Star in a Television or Limited Series

Finn Wittrock – “Tristan Duffy/Rudolph Valentino” – American Horror Story: Hotel 
Angela Bassett – “Ramona Royale” – American Horror Story: Hotel 
Johnny Beauchamp – “Angelique” – Penny Dreadful
Whoopi Goldberg – “Janette Grayson” – Law & Order: SVU 
Niecy Nash – “Denise Hemphill” – Scream Queens 

Art Direction for a Television Series, Limited Series or Movie:

Mr. Robot – Alison Ford, Anastasia White
Daredevil – Toni Barton, Jan Jericho
Penny Dreadful – John King, Jo Riddell
American Crime – Susan Bolles, L.J. Houdyshell
American Horror Story: Hotel – James F. Truesdale, Denise Hudson

Supporting Actor in a Television Series:

Martin Wallstrom – “Tyrell Wellick” – Mr. Robot
Josh Segarra – “Billy” – Sirens 
Diego Klattenhoff – “Donald Ressler” – The Blacklist
Christian Slater – “Mr. Robot” – Mr. Robot
Kevin Bigley – “Brian” – Sirens

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie:

Evan Peters – “James Marsh” – American Horror Story: Hotel
Taylor Kitsch – “Officer Paul Woodrugh” – True Detective
Dennis O’Hare – “Liz Taylor” – American Horror Story: Hotel
Harry Treadaway – “Dr. Victor Frankenstein” – Penny Dreadful
Vince Vaughn – “Frank Semyon” – True Detective

The following 2 awards are fan-voted awards. Voting was open Nov. 30-Dec. 15, 2015:

Favorite Television Character (fan-voted):

“Elliot Alderson” – Rami Malek – Mr. Robot
The Countess” – Lady GaGa – American Horror Story: Hotel
“Denise Hemphill” – Niecy Nash – Scream Queens
“Matt Murdock/Daredevil” – Charlie Cox – Daredevil
“Raymond Reddington” – James Spader – The Blacklist

Favorite Television Series, Limited Series or Movie (fan-voted):

Mr. Robot (USA)
Scream Queens (Fox)
American Horror Story: Hotel (FX)
Daredevil (Netflix)
Empire (Fox)

Leading Actor in a Television Series:

Matthew Rhys – “Philip Jennings” – The Americans
Rami Malek – “Elliot Alderson” – Mr. Robot
Freddie Highmore – “Norman Bates” – Bates Motel 
James Spader – “Raymond ‘Red’ Reddington” – The Blacklist
James Wolk – “Jackson Oz” – Zoo

Leading Actress in a Television Series:

Viola Davis – “Annalise Keating” – How to Get Away with Murder
Kerri Russell – “Elizabeth Jennings” – The Americans
Vera Farmiga – “Norma Bates” – Bates Motel
Kerry Washington – “Olivia Pope” – SCANDAL 
Lily Rabe – “Claire Bennigan” – The Whispers

Leading Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie:

Wes Bentley – “John Lowe” – American Horror Story: Hotel
Josh Hartnett – “Ethan Chandler” – Penny Dreadful
Charlie Cox – “Matt Murdock/Daredevil” – Daredevil 
Patrick Wilson – “Lou Solverson” – Fargo
Oscar Isaac – “Nick Wasicsko” – Show Me a Hero

Leading Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie:

Eva Green – “Vanessa Ives” – Penny Dreadful
Lady GaGa – “The Countess” – American Horror Story: Hotel
Rachel McAdams – “Detective Ani Bezzerides” – True Detective
Felicity Huffman – “Barb Hanlon” – American Crime
Alyvia Alyn Lind – “Dolly Parton” – Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors

Outstanding Animated Series:

The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (TV Movie) – Disney
Alvinnn! And the Chipmunks – Nickelodeon
Archer – FX/FXX
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Nickelodeon
Dinotrux – Netflix

Outstanding Television Series – Reality or Informational: 

Making a Murderer (Netflix)
Gardeners of Eden (Pivot)
Gator Boys (Animal Planet)
American Genius (Discovery)
Blood Lions (National Geographic)

Outstanding Reality Competition:

Lip Sync Battle (Spike)
The Voice (NBC)
Naked and Afraid: XL (Discovery)
Running Wild with Bear Grylls (NBC)
WWE Tough Enough (WWE Network)

Outstanding Talk Show: 

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (NBC)
Oprah’s Master Class (OWN)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC)

Outstanding Comedy Series:

Scream Queens (Fox)
The Muppets (ABC)
Sirens (USA)
Modern Family (ABC)
Orange is the New Black (Netflix)

Outstanding Television Drama:

Mr. Robot (USA)
The Americans (FX)
How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)
The Blacklist (NBC)
Empire (Fox)

Outstanding Limited Series or TV Movie:

American Horror Story: Hotel (FX)
Penny Dreadful (Showtime)
American Crime (ABC)
Daredevil (Netflix)
Da Vinci’s Demons (Starz)

In the event you’re keeping a tally, American Horror Story: Hotel scored 13 nominations. Following close behind was Penny Dreadful with 9, Mr. Robot with 7, and Daredevil with 6. Check back later THIS WEEK to find the winners!