‘Pose’, ‘Hacks’ & ‘I May Destroy You’ Win Big At 2021 Dorian TV Awards: Full List of Winners

Mj Rodriguez, Jean Smart, Michaela Coel
Macall Polay / ©FX / Courtesy: Everett Collection; HBO

Pose, Hacks, and I May Destroy You were the big winners at the 2021 GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics’ Dorians TV Awards, which streamed free Sunday on subscription channels Here TV and YouTube’s PlanetOut.

FX’s drag-ball culture drama Pose took home the award for Best TV Drama for the third year running. In addition, the show’s star, Mj Rodriguez, who recently became the first trans woman to receive an Emmy nomination in a lead acting category, received the GALECA LGBTQIA+ Trailblazer Award for creating art that inspires empathy, truth and equity.

Meanwhile, Hacks star Jean Smart and I May Destroy You lead Michaela Coel both picked up awards in a tie for Best TV Performance. Coel’s HBO drama also received the Best TV Movie or Miniseries award, while Hacks won out in the Best TV Comedy category.

Disney+’s WandaVision also had a successful night, with Kathryn Hahn receiving the award for Best Supporting TV Performance, as well as Best TV Musical Performance for the original song “Agatha All Along.”

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

Best TV Drama


The Crown

Lovecraft Country



Best TV Comedy


Hacks — WINNER


Ted Lasso

Best LGBTQ Show

I May Destroy You

It’s A Sin — WINNER

Love, Victor



Best TV Movie or Miniseries

I May Destroy You — WINNER

It’s a Sin

Mare of Easttown

Small Axe

The Queen’s Gambit

I May Destroy You


Best Unsung Show

A Black Lady Sketch Show


Love, Victor — WINNER

Search Party


We Are Who We Are

Best TV Performance

Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You — WINNER (Tie)

Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant

Thuso Mbedu, The Underground Railroad

Elizabeth Olsen, WandaVision

Billy Porter, Pose

MJ Rodriguez, Pose

Jean Smart, Hacks
 – — WINNER (Tie)

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

Kathryn Hahn WandaVision Agatha Harkness


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 — WINNER

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

Best TV Documentary or Documentary Series

Framing Britney Spears — WINNER

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


Hacks Season 1 Hannah Einbinder Jean Smart

(Credit: HBO Max)

Best Animated Show

Big Mouth — WINNER

Bob’s Burgers

Harley Quinn


South Park: The Pandemic Special

Best Reality Show


Nailed It

Queer Eye

RuPaul’s Drag Race — WINNER

The Great British Bake Off

Most Visually Striking Show


The Crown

Lovecraft Country


Small Axe

The Mandalorian

WandaVision — WINNER

Campiest TV Show

At Home with Amy Sedaris

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square

Eurovision Song Contest — WINNER



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

Michaela Coel — WINNER (Tie)

Kathryn Hahn

Fran Lebowitz

Randy Rainbow

Bowen Yang — WINNER (Tie)

GALECA LGBTQIA+ Trailblazer Award (For creating art that inspires empathy, truth and equity)

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez — WINNER

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