The nominations for the inaugural Critics’ Choice Real TV Awards have been announced.
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” leads the way with five nominations including Competition Series, Ensemble Cast in an Unscripted Series and Male Star of the Year (RuPaul Charles). Close behind is Netflix’s “Queer Eye,” which has received nominations for Ensemble Cast in an Unscripted Series, Lifestyle Show: Fashion/Beauty, Male Star of The Year (Jonathan Van Ness), and Structured Series.
The new awards ceremony, which is co-organized by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association and NPACT, recognizes excellence in nonfiction, unscripted and reality programming across broadcast, cable and streaming platforms.
VH1 will be the media partner for the first ever Critics’ Choice Real TV Awards, and will air the show on Sunday, June 9. The awards ceremony itself will take place Sunday, June 2.