GLAAD Media Awards: Transparent, Looking, HTGAWM Among Nominees

Nominees for the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced Wednesday, and freshman series Transparent, How to Get Away With Murder and Playing House were among those to snag nominations.

The awards — which honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community — will be handed out on March 21 (in Los Angeles) and May 9 (in New York).

This year, the categories of Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Comedy Series were expanded to include 10 nominees instead of the usual five.

The full list of this year’s TV nominees follows; the complete round-up can be found at GLAAD.org.

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
Degrassi (TeenNick)
The Fosters (ABC Family)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)
Last Tango in Halifax (PBS)
Masters of Sex (Showtime)
Orphan Black (BBC America)
Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family)
Shameless (Showtime)

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)
Faking It (MTV)
Glee (Fox)
Looking (HBO)
Modern Family (ABC)
Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Please Like Me (Pivot)
Sirens (USA Network)
Transparent (Amazon Instant Video)
Vicious (PBS)

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL EPISODE (in a series without a regular LGBT character)
Doctor Who, “Deep Breath”
Good Luck Charlie, “Down a Tree”
Drop Dead Diva, “Identity Crisis”
Playing House, “Let’s Have a Baby”
Elementary, “No Lack of Void”

OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE OR MINI-SERIES
The Normal Heart (HBO)

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM
Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce (Fuse)
B.O.R.N. to Style (FYI)
Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project (VH1)
R&B Divas: Atlanta (TV One)
Survivor: San Juan del Sur (CBS)

OUTSTANDING DAILY DRAMA
Days of Our Lives (NBC)
General Hospital (ABC)

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW EPISODE
Katie, “Issues Facing the Transgender Community”
The View, “Laverne Cox Discusses ‘The T Word'”
Oprah Prime, “Michael Sam”
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, “Pepe Julian Onziema”
The Ellen DeGeneres Show, “Robin Roberts”

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM | NEWSMAGAZINE
Nick News With Linda Ellerbee (Nickelodeon), “Coming Out”
America Tonight (Al Jazeera America), “Gay and Muslim in America”
This is Life with Lisa Ling (CNN), “Gay Rodeo”
Morning Joe (MSNBC), “Infield & Out: Baseball for All”
Ronan Farrow Daily (MSNBC), “Transgender Society” [series]

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM SEGMENT
Melissa Harris-Perry (MSNBC), “Change is Coming to the South”
MSNBC Live (MSNBC), “Fired for Being Gay?”
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), “License to Discriminate?”
Alicia Menendez Tonight (Fusion), “A Model with a Mission”
This Week (ABC), “Transgender Tipping Point?”