Wednesday, September 26, 2018

AFT Awards: Best Directing in a Comedy Series

This is the fifteenth category of the 12th Annual AFT Television Awards, my personal choices for the best in television during the 2017-2018 season. This year, I’m including a shorter list, with just nominees and a few finalists, if applicable. Nominees are pictured in the order I’ve ranked them.

Best Directing in a Comedy Series

Last year’s nominees: Weaponized Soul (Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency), Amarsi Un Po (Master of None), Toast Can’t Never Be Bread Again (Orange is the New Black), Last Day on Earth (People of Earth), The Principal (Vice Principals)

Emmy nominees: FUBU (Atlanta), Teddy Perkins (Atlanta), Chapter One: Make Your Mark (Barry), The Bow Tie Asymmetry (The Big Bang Theory), Pilot (GLOW), Pilot (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Initial Coin Offering (Silicon Valley)

Finalists: None

The nominees:

Dance Dance Resolution (The Good Place)
The Expo (Loaded)
Pilot (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
The Most Popular Boy (Vice Principals)

The winner:

Episode 1 (The End of the F***ing World) presented a magnificently intriguing universe occupied by two people with their own unique perspectives on what the world has to offer them.

Next up: Best Writing in a Comedy Series

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