‘The Boys’ Scores Four Diabolical HCA TV Awards Nominations


The inaugural Hollywood Critics Association (HCA) TV Awards are rapidly approaching, and the official list of nominees has finally been revealed! The award ceremony will pay tribute to the best of television, and it will also be the first of its kind to separate broadcast/cable programming from streaming.

Amazon Studios’ hit series The Boys has scored four nominations today. Based on the comic book series by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The Boys in set in a world where superheroes exist … and they’re kind of terrible. The worst of them all can be found amongst The Seven, a team of celebrity Supes working under the villainous corporation Vought. Meanwhile, the Boys are a ragtag group of vigilantes fighting to take them all down once and for all (and trying not to die in the process).

As for the nominations, The Boys has received a nod for Best Streaming Series, Drama.

Meanwhile, Karl Urban has been nominated for Best Actor in a Streaming Series, Drama for his portrayal of our beloved, foul-mouthed, Aloha shirt-wearing Billy Butcher.

Jasper Savage/Amazon Studios

Aya Cash has been nominated for Best Actress in a Streaming Series, Drama for her work as season 2’s terribly evil Supe, Stormfront.

Jasper Savage/Amazon Studios

Finally, Giancarlo Esposito has been nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series, Drama for his portrayal of Vought’s Stan Edgar.

Panagiotis Pantazidis/Amazon Studios

Brooklynn Prince and Mckenna Grace announced the full list of nominees today via livestream. Watch the video below.

The HCA TV Awards will take place in person on Sunday, August 22 in Los Angeles, California at the Avalon Hollywood. Meanwhile, the next HCA Film Awards ceremony is due to take place on Saturday, January 8, 2022.

Seasons 1 and 2 of The Boys are now streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Season 3 is currently in production, and a release date is not yet known at this time. For now, make sure to follow along with all of our series coverage, recaps, reviews, and more.

Lindsey joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2018. If she's not writing or out and about with her camera, she's probably watching anime, nerding out over Star Wars, reading manga, and definitely forgetting to water her plants. And waiting for the Genshin loading screen to pop up. Contact: lindsey@nerdsandbeyond.com

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