‘A Discovery of Witches’: Teresa Palmer and Matthew Goode Nominated for Critics Choice Super Awards


Nominations were revealed today for the second annual Critics Choice Super Awards, which recognize films and television across the superhero, science fiction, fantasy, horror, and action genres.

The hit drama A Discovery of Witches, which recently aired its series finale, received two nominations in recognition of the show’s leading pair.

Best Actor in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Series – Matthew Goode
Best Actress in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Series – Teresa Palmer

A Discovery of Witches, which is based on the book series by Deborah Harkness, follows the story of Diana Bishop (Palmer), a reluctant witch. Despite being the daughter of two talented, powerful witches — the late Stephen Proctor and Rebecca Bishop — Diana cast aside her magic in favor of her career as a historian of alchemy. However, when she accidentally comes across a bewitched alchemical manuscript that sends witches, vampires, and daemons alike into a frenzy of curiosity and hunger for power, she can no longer ignore who she truly is. Things only become more complicated for her when she then crosses paths with the brilliant and handsome geneticist Matthew Clairmont (Goode) … who also happens to be a vampire.

A Discovery of Witches is now streaming on AMC+Sundance Now, and Shudder. Make sure to check out all of our coverage on the series, including episodic recaps and more. If you’ve yet to watch the show, take a look at our top five reasons to add it to your watch list today!

Go here to see the full list of nominees. Critics Choice Super Awards winners will be announced on Thursday, March 17!

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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