Friday, September 21, 2018

AFT Awards: Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

This is the seventh 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 Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Last year’s nominees: Steven Boyer, Josh Brener, Manny Jacinto, Sam Richardson, Timothy Simons

Emmy nominees: Louie Anderson, Alec Baldwin, Tituss Burgess, Brian Tyree Henry, Tony Shalhoub, Kenan Thompson, Henry Winkler

Finalists: Ken Hall (People of Earth), Bjorn Gustafsson (People of Earth), Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Sean Hayes (Will and Grace), Christopher Paul Richards (Me, Myself, and I)

The nominees:
Samuel Anderson (Loaded)
Manny Jacinto (The Good Place)
William Jackson Harper (The Good Place)
Skyler Gisondo (Santa Clarita Diet)

The winner:

Anthony Carrigan (Barry) was the sweetest possible henchman, always concerned with politeness and caring about other people’s feelings in his work, providing a fantastic companion for the similarly kindhearted title character.

Next up: Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

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