2021 Dorian TV Awards: ‘Pose’ & ‘WandaVision’ Lead the Pack of Nominees

Dorian TV Awards: 'Pose' and 'WandaVision' Lead the Pack, Featured Image, MJ Rodriguez, Billy Porter, Elizabeth Olsen
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GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics has announced the nominations for the 2021 Dorian TV Awards.

Leading the pack are Pose and WandaVision, with six and five nominations, respectively. From those shows, Billy Porter, MJ Rodriguez, and Elizabeth Olsen are each nominated for Best TV Performance, with Kathryn Hahn and Dominique Jackson nominated in the Best Supporting TV Performance category. Mare of Easttown, I May Destroy You, and It’s a Sin follow suit with four nominations each.

Below is the full list of nominees for the 2021 Dorian TV Awards:

Best TV Drama


The Crown

Lovecraft Country



Best TV Comedy




Ted Lasso

Best LGBTQ Show

I May Destroy You

It’s A Sin

Love, Victor



Best TV Movie or Miniseries

I May Destroy You

It’s a Sin

Mare of Easttown

Small Axe

The Queen’s Gambit

I May Destroy You, Michaela Coel

Natalie Seery/HBO

Best Unsung Show

A Black Lady Sketch Show


Love, Victor

Search Party


We Are Who We Are

Best TV Performance

Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You

Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant

Thuso Mbedu, The Underground Railroad

Elizabeth Olsen, WandaVision

Billy Porter, Pose

MJ Rodriguez, Pose

Jean Smart, Hacks

Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso

Anya Taylor-Joy, The Queen’s Gambit

Kate Winslet, Mare of Easttown

Best Supporting TV Performance

Gillian Anderson, The Crown

John Boyega, Small Axe

Pappa Essiedu, I May Destroy You

Kathryn Hahn, WandaVision

Marielle Heller, The Queen’s Gambit

Callum Scott Howells, It’s a Sin

Dominique Jackson, Pose

Julianne Nicholson, Mare of Easttown

Jean Smart, Mare of Easttown

Bowen Yang, Saturday Night Live

Best TV Musical Performance

Lady Gaga, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Biden-Harris Inauguration

Jonathan Groff, “You’ll Be Back,” Hamilton

Kathryn Hahn, “Agatha All Along,” WandaVision

Elton John & Years & Years, “It’s a Sin,” BRIT Awards 2021

Punkie Johnson, Anya-Taylor Joy, Lil Nas X, Kate McKinnon, Bowen Yang, “Pride Month Song,” Saturday Night Live

Bowen Yang (as The Iceberg That Sank the Titanic), “Loverboy,” Saturday Night Live

It's A Sin, Olly Alexander, Lydia West

Russ Ferguson/HBO Max

Best TV Documentary or Documentary Series

Framing Britney Spears

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

Pretend It’s a City



Best Current Affairs Show

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

The Amber Ruffin Show

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert


Best Animated Show

Big Mouth

Bob’s Burgers

Harley Quinn


South Park: The Pandemic Special

Best Reality Show


Nailed It

Queer Eye

RuPaul’s Drag Race

The Great British Bake Off

Mare of Eastton, Kate Winslet

Sarah Shatz/HBO

Most Visually Striking Show


The Crown

Lovecraft Country


Small Axe

The Mandalorian


Campiest TV Show

At Home with Amy Sedaris

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square

Eurovision Song Contest



Wilde Wit Award (To a performer, writer or commentator whose observations both challenge and amuse)

Michaela Coel

Kathryn Hahn

Fran Lebowitz

Randy Rainbow

Bowen Yang

The Inaugural “You Deserve An Award!” Award (To a uniquely talented TV icon we adorde)

Winner TBS

2021 Dorian TV Awards, Sunday, August 29 4, free on demand or Revry TV