TVLine Items: GLAAD Sets Nominees, Elisabeth Moss' Lake Return and More

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Nominees for the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced Wednesday, and they included titles both new (Sense8, Master of None) and old (The Fosters, Faking It).

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 2 (in Los Angeles) and May 14 (in New York), with the L.A. ceremony broadcast exclusively on Logo.

Select categories are below; the full list of nominees can be found here.

Arrow (The CW)
Black Sails (Starz)
Empire (Fox)
The Fosters (Freeform)
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)
Nashville (ABC)
Orphan Black (BBC America)
Sense8 (Netflix)
Shameless (Showtime)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)
Faking It (MTV)
Grace and Frankie (Netflix)
Looking (HBO)
Master of None (Netflix)
Modern Family (ABC)
Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Please Like Me (Pivot)
Transparent (Amazon)
Vicious (PBS)

(in a series without a regular LGBT character)
“Gender,” The Carmichael Show (NBC)
“Please Don’t Ask, Please Don’t Tell,” black-ish (ABC)
“The Prince of Nucleotides,” Royal Pains (USA Network)
“Rock-a-Bye-Baby,” NCIS: New Orleans (CBS)
“We Build, We Fight,” NCIS (CBS)

I Am Cait (E!)
I Am Jazz (TLC)
New Girls on the Block (Discovery Life)
The Prancing Elites Project (Oxygen)
Transcendent (Fuse)

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* After months of speculation, Elisabeth Moss confirmed to Vanity Fair on Wednesday that she will return for Top of the Lake‘s second season, reprising her role as Det. Robin Griffin. Filming begins later this year.

* In advance of the Denver vs. Carolina showdown on Feb. 7, CBS will air Super Bowl’s Greatest Halftime Shows — a two-hour special highlighting the best concerts in Super Bowl history — on Friday, Feb. 5, at 9/8c.

* Sony’s streaming platform Crackle has ordered to series Start Up, a one-hour scripted drama starring Adam Brody (The O.C.) and Martin Freeman (Sherlock). Per our sister site Variety, the 10-episode Start Up follows three strangers who fund a tech company with dirty money and must fight to stay alive with a vehement FBI agent on their heels.

* CBS announced Wednesday that the 58th Annual Grammy Awards (Feb. 15, 8/7c) will feature duets between six of this year’s nominees: James Bay with Tori Kelly, Andra Day with Ellie Goulding and Sam Hunt with Carrie Underwood.