Supergirl, Shadowhunters, Black Mirror Among GLAAD Media Award Nominees

Nominees for the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced Tuesday, with superhero and sci-fi fare such as Supergirl, The OA and Orphan Black among those snagging nods.

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 April 1 in Los Angeles and May 6 in New York.

Other nominees include Amazon’s Transparent and One Mississippi, Freeform’s Shadowhunters and The Fosters and Netflix’s Black Mirror. (The Bold and the Beautiful is the only nominee for Outstanding Daily Drama.)

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

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
The Fosters (Freeform)
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
Hap and Leonard (SundanceTV)
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC)
The OA (Netflix)
Orphan Black (BBC America)
Shadowhunters (Freeform)
Shameless (Showtime)
Supergirl (The CW)
Wynonna Earp (Syfy)

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW)
Grace and Frankie (Netflix)
Modern Family (ABC)
One Mississippi (Amazon)
The Real O’Neals (ABC)
Steven Universe (Cartoon Network)
Survivor’s Remorse (Starz)
Take My Wife (Seeso)
Transparent (Amazon)

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL EPISODE (in a series without a regular LGBT character)
“Attention Deficit,” The Loud House (Nickelodeon)
“Bar Fights,” Drunk History (Comedy Central)
“Johnson & Johnson,” black-ish (ABC)
“San Junipero,” Black Mirror (Netflix)
“Vegan Cinderella,” Easy (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE OR MINI-SERIES
Eyewitness (USA Network)
London Spy (BBC America)
Looking: The Movie (HBO)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again (Fox)
Vicious: The Finale (PBS)

OUTSTANDING REALITY SERIES
Gaycation (Viceland)
I Am Cait (E!)
I Am Jazz (TLC)
The Prancing Elites Project (Oxygen)
Strut (Oxygen)

OUTSTANDING DAILY DRAMA
The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW EPISODE
“Angelica Ross,” The Daily Show With Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
“Cookie Johnson,” Super Soul Sunday (OWN)
“North Carolina and Georgia Anti-LGBTQ Laws,” Late Night With Seth Meyers (NBC)
“Tony Marrero, Orlando Shooting Survivor,” The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated)
“Troy Pearson,” The View (ABC)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM | NEWSMAGAZINE
“Bingham,” SC Featured (ESPN)
“Church and States,” VICE News Tonight (HBO)
“Gavin Grimm’s Fight,” VICE News Tonight (HBO)
“Life as Matt,” E:60 (ESPN)
“Switching Teams,” 60 Minutes (CBS)

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM SEGMENT
“Gay Community in U.S. ‘Forged in Fire,” The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)
“Interview with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi,” Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
“Many in LGBT Community Fear Changes under Trump,” NBC Nightly News (NBC)
“Terror in Orlando,” PBS NewsHour (PBS)
“Troop Turnaround: U.S. Military Transgender Ban Ended by Pentagon,” CBS This Morning (CBS)

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4 Comments
  1. Phun says:

    Congratulations to Supergirl for getting nominated in the Outstanding Drama category. I’ve been reading that the Alex coming out story line has helped a lot of people.

    • Olivia says:

      I’m an adult lesbian way past my own coming out (or should I say self acceptance, since coming out is a never ending process with everyone you meet) but Alex’s storyline resonates SO MUCH with me (and my better half).
      The accuracy and subtleties of Chyler Lee’s acting, that lots of people are probably unfortunately missing had us absolutely stunned. It’s in the smallests things, the details as much as her great delivery overall. Like the way she delivered that big sigh coupled with so many micro expressions when Eliza hugged her. I always loved her acting but I had no idea she could deliver that much. Absolutely outstanding.
      Props to Floriana Lima as well because she’s awesome in her own right. Loooove Sanvers and the way they decided on a “F the slow burn trope” approach. They’re not in high school and it’s refreshing to see it that way for once.

  2. Jamie says:

    I wonder whose going to win Outstanding Daily Drama

  3. Soraya E. says:

    While I’m always happy to see a Daytime Drama on any list… I miss at least one other on there…