Tuesday, September 22, 2020

AFT Awards: Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

This is the eleventh 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 Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Last year’s nominees: I’m excited to introduce this category for the first time this year after watching more limited series than ever in my life.

Emmy nominees: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jovan Adepo, Tituss Burgess, Louis Gossett Jr., Dylan McDermott, Jim Parsons

Finalists: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Watchmen), Richard E. Grant (Dispatches from Elsewhere), Amit Rahav (Unorthodox), Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend), Jeff Wilbusch (Unorthodox), Don Johnson (Watchmen)

The nominees:
Or Ben-Melech (Our Boys)
Andre Benjamin (Dispatches from Elsewhere)
Tim Blake Nelson (Watchmen)
Joe Mantello (Hollywood)
The winner:

Jony Arbid (Our Boys) masterfully conveyed the devastation and grief that Hussein felt coupled with the irrepressible anger at the inequality of the situation.

Next up: Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

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