Monday, October 28, 2019

AFT Awards: Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

This is the seventh category of the 13th Annual AFT Television Awards, my personal choices for the best in television during the 2018-2019 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: Samuel Anderson, Anthony Carrigan, Skyler Gisondo, Manny Jacinto, William Jackson Harper

Emmy nominees: Alan Arkin, Anthony Carrigan, Tony Hale, Stephen Root, Tony Shalhoub, Henry Winkler

Finalists: Nelson Franklin (Abby’s), William Jackson Harper (The Good Place)

The nominees:

Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Andrew Scott (Fleabag)
Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method)
Steve Buscemi (Miracle Workers)

The winner:

Timothy Simons (Veep) was the most relevant and hilarious part of his show in its final season, demonstrating how idiocy and a towering stature can be used for truly destructive purposes.

Next up: Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

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