Saturday, November 2, 2019

AFT Awards: Best Directing for a Drama Series

This is the thirteenth 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 Directing for a Drama Series

Last year’s nominees: The Sincerest Form of Flattery (Counterpart), I Think It’s a Sign (Good Behavior), Unwomen (The Handmaid’s Tale), Impact (Lost in Space), eps3.4_runtime-err0r.r00 (Mr. Robot)

Emmy nominees: The Iron Throne (Game of Thrones), The Last of the Starks (Game of Thrones), The Long Night (Game of Thrones), Holly (The Handmaid’s Tale), Desperate Times (Killing Eve), Reparations (Ozark), Celebration (Succession)

Finalists: None

The nominees:

Twin Cities (Counterpart)
The Long Night (Game of Thrones)
Pilot (Doom Patrol)
Replay (The Twilight Zone)

The winner:

Episode 1 (Bodyguard) was a taut, gripping hour of television that never let up for a moment, immediately inviting viewers into its concentrated universe.

Next up: Best Writing for a Drama Series

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