Critics Choice Awards To Air Live on the CW and TBS on March 13
The 2022 awards season continues its unsure march towards spring. After suspending the unique date of Jan. 9 due to the omicron surge, the Critics Alternative Affiliation introduced Thursday that the twenty seventh annual awards ceremony will air stay on the CW Community and TBS on Sunday, March 13, starting at 7 p.m. ET. The beforehand introduced co-hosts, Taye Diggs and Nicole Byer, are nonetheless on board to welcome company to the in-person gala, which will probably be held on the Fairmont Century Plaza Resort in Century Metropolis, California.
“Following the science and monitoring the course of the omicron variant, we imagine that March thirteenth would be the proper day to correctly honor the best achievements in movie and tv through the previous 12 months,” Critics Alternative Affiliation CEO Joey Berlin mentioned. “We may have proceeded with our authentic January ninth date with restricted attendance or switched to a digital awards present like we did final 12 months, however we determined to attend till we may safely collect in particular person and actually have a good time with the inventive group, trade leaders and our CCA members all collectively in a single lovely setting for all of the world to see.”
With 11 nominations every, Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast” and Steven Spielberg’s “West Facet Story” lead the pack of contenders within the movie race, adopted intently by Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” and Jane Campion’s “The Energy of the Canine,” which each racked up 10 nods. Within the tv competitors, HBO scored essentially the most nominations, with “Succession” (eight nods) and “Mare of Easttown” (5).
Traditionally, the Critics Alternative Awards have been a dependable bellwether for Oscar consideration. Ultimately 12 months’s digital CCA occasion, additionally hosted by Diggs, Chloé Zhao gained Greatest Director for her drama “Nomadland,” which additionally took dwelling Greatest Image (whereas Netflix’s “The Crown” dominated within the TV classes). On Oscar evening, Zhao repeated these wins, taking dwelling Greatest Director and Greatest Image.
Voting for the 2022 Critics Alternative Awards will wrap up March 9/11.