Monday, September 21, 2020

AFT Awards: Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series

This is the second category of the 14th Annual AFT Television Awards, my personal choices for the best in television during the 2019-2020 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 Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Last year’s nominees: Jodie Comer, Diane Guerrero, Julia Roberts, Mj Rodriguez, Alfre Woodard

Emmy nominees: Jennifer Aniston, Olivia Colman, Jodie Comer, Laura Linney, Sandra Oh, Zendaya

Finalists: Jodie Comer (Killing Eve), Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld), Jennifer Aniston (The Morning Show), Laura Linney (Ozark), Joanne Froggatt (Liar)

The nominees:
Zendaya (Euphoria)
Olivia Colman (The Crown)
Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale)
Rosa Salazar (Undone)

The winner:

Mj Rodriguez (Pose) internalized the fierce determination Blanca had to be seen and taken seriously, fully aware of the uphill battles she would always face but set on achieving happiness nonetheless.

Next up: Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

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