American TV critics list the best 2018 programs and performers

For the third consecutive year, FX was the top winner at the awards night.

The Television Critics Association (TCA) has celebrated the top programs and performances of the 2017-2018 television season at the 34th Annual TCA Awards ceremony. The invitation-only event was held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Votes were cast by the TCA’s membership of more than 200 professional TV critics and journalists from the United States and Canada, putting the spotlight on a diverse roster of series and stars in 13 distinct categories including Program Of The Year, Outstanding Achievement In Reality Programming, Individual Achievement In Drama, and Outstanding Achievement In Youth Programming, as well as the prestigious Heritage Award and Lifetime Achievement honours.

For the third consecutive year, FX reigned as the evening’s top winner. The network received four awards, three for its hit undercover Cold War thriller The Americans, which earned the coveted Program Of The Year award, as well as Outstanding Achievement In Drama, and Individual Achievement In Drama for series star Keri Russell. Additionally, the network snagged Outstanding Achievement In Movies And Miniseries honors for the critically acclaimed true crime event The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, a stunning exploration of the iconic fashion designer’s murder.

2018 TCA Award recipients are as follows:

• Individual Achievement in Drama: Keri Russell (The Americans, FX)

• Individual Achievement in Comedy: Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Amazon)

• Outstanding Achievement in News and Information: Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN)

• Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming: Queer Eye (Netflix)

• Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming: Sesame Street (HBO)

• Outstanding Achievement in Sketch/Variety Shows: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (HBO)

• Outstanding New Program: Killing Eve (BBC America)

• Outstanding Achievement in Movies And Miniseries: The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX)

• Outstanding Achievement in Drama: The Americans (FX)

• Outstanding Achievement in Comedy: The Good Place (NBC)

• Program of the Year: The Americans (FX)

• Lifetime Achievement Honoree: Rita Moreno

• Heritage Award: Friends (NBC)

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