'Empire' and 'Transparent' lead in tonight's Television Critics Association awards

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In this image released by Fox, Taraji P. Henson appears in a scene from "Empire." (Chuck Hodes/FOX via AP)
In this image released by AMC, Bob Odenkirk appears in a scene from "Better Call Saul." (Ursula Coyote/AMC via AP)
In this image released by Netflix, Tituss Burgess, left, and Ellie Kemper appear in a scene from "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt."(Eric Liebowitz/Netflix via AP)
In this image released by AMC, Jon Hamm portrays Don Draper in a scene from "Mad Men." (Justina Mintz/AMC via AP)
In this July 21, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama, left, talks with Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" during a taping in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
BESSIE: Queen Latifah. (Photo by Frank Masi/HBO)
In this photo provided by Amazon Studios, Jeffrey Tambor, right, and Amy Landecker appear in a scene from "Transparent." (Beth Dubber/Amazon Studios via AP)
VEEP episode 33 (season 4, episode 5): Hugh Laurie, Gary Cole, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lennon Parham, Tony Hale, Matt Walsh. (Photo by Patrick Harbron/HBO)
In this image released by ABC, Viola Davis appears in a scene from "How To Get Away With Murder." (Mitchell Haaseth/ABC via AP)
GAME OF THRONES 49 (season 5, episode 9): Kit Harington. (Photo by Helen Sloan/courtesy of HBO)
LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, Feb. 15, 2015. (Photo by Eric Liebowitz/HBO)
DANCING WITH THE STARS – (ABC/Adam Taylor)
THE JINX: THE LIFE AND DEATHS OF ROBERT DURST: Robert Durst. (Photo by Marc Smerling/courtesy of HBO)
In this image released by CBS, Johnny Galecki, from left, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting appear in a scene from "The Big Bang Theory." (Michael Yarish/CBS via AP)
OLIVE KITTERIDGE: Frances McDormand. (Photo by Jojo Whilden/HBO)
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It is starting to become that season again! Yes, fall, but more importantly, awards season! We also can't forget the fact that all of our favorite TV shows are going to be making a comeback in a month.

Today, as part of the TCA summer press tour, the awards will be handed out at the Beverly Hills hotel. There wasn't one network that dominated the other this year, with many of the awards being widespread throughout. HBO did beat out the networks with 7 nominations while ABC, CBS, AMC and FX each received five.


Check out the complete list of nominees:

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep," HBO

Gina Rodriguez, "Jane The Virgin," The CW

Amy Schumer, "Inside Amy Schumer," Comedy Central

Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent," Amazon

Constance Wu, "Fresh Off the Boat," ABC

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA

Viola Davis, "How to Get Away with Murder," ABC

Jon Hamm, "Mad Men," AMC

Taraji P. Henson, "Empire," Fox

Matthew Rhys, "The Americans," FX

Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul," AMC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN NEWS AND INFORMATION

"CBS Sunday Morning," CBS

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Comedy Central

"Frontline," PBS

"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," HBO

"60 Minutes," CBS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN REALITY PROGRAMMING

"The Amazing Race," CBS

"The Chair," Starz

"Dancing with the Stars," ABC

"RuPaul's Drag Race," Logo

"Shark Tank," ABC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN YOUTH PROGRAMMING

"Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood," PBS

"The Fosters," ABC Family

"The Legend of Korra," Nickelodeon

"Sesame Street," PBS

"Switched at Birth," ABC Family

OUTSTANDING NEW PROGRAM

"Better Call Saul," AMC

"Empire," Fox

"The Flash," The CW

"Jane the Virgin," The CW

"Transparent," Amazon

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES, MINISERIES AND SPECIALS

"Bessie," HBO

"The Honorable Woman," SundanceTV

"The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," HBO

"Olive Kitteridge," HBO

"Wolf Hall," PBS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY

"The Big Bang Theory," CBS

"Inside Amy Schumer," Comedy Central

"Jane the Virgin," The CW

"Transparent," Amazon

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," Netflix

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA

"The Americans," FX

"Empire," Fox

"Game of Thrones," HBO

"Justified," FX

"Mad Men," AMC

HERITAGE AWARD

"Friends," NBC

"Late Show/Late Night with David Letterman," CBS/NBC

"The Shield," FX

"Star Trek," NBC

"Twin Peaks," ABC

PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

"The Americans," FX

"Empire," Fox

"Game of Thrones," HBO

"Mad Men," AMC

"Transparent," Amazon

Check out the video below from some of the panels from this years TCA press tour!

TCA Journal No. 5: Which Series Are Generating Buzz

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