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Fleabag up for three Television Critics Awards

More acclaim for Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Fleabag is up for three gongs in the prestigious Television Critics Awards in America, including programme of the year.

Creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge has been nominated for the best individual achievement in comedy, with the show itself is also shortlisted in the comedy category.

Other nominees include Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, the vampire comedy What We Do in the Shadows as seen on BBC Two and acclaimed Netflix series The Good Place.

Shortlists are compiled by more than 200 North American TV critics and journalists, and the winners will be announced on August 3 in Los Angeles

The comedy-related shortlists are.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SKETCH/VARIETY 

Desus & Mero:  Showtime

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee: TBS

I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson:  Netflix

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver:  HBO

Late Night With Seth Meyers:  NBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert:  CBS

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY 

Pamela Adlon, Better Things:  FX

Bill Hader, Barry:  HBO

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep:  HBO

Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll:  Netflix

Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek:  Pop TV

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag:  Amazon

OUTSTANDING NEW PROGRAMME

Dead to Me:  Netflix

The Other Two:  Comedy Central

Pose:  FX

Russian Doll:  Netflix

Succession:  HBO

What We Do in the Shadows:  FX

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY 

Barry:  HBO

Fleabag:  Amazon

The Good Place:  NBC

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel:  Amazon

Russian Doll:  Netflix

Schitt’s Creek:  Pop TV

Veep:  HBO

PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR 

Chernobyl:  HBO

Fleabag:  Amazon

Game of Thrones:  HBO

Pose:  FX

Russian Doll:  Netflix

When They See Us:  Netflix

Published: 20 Jun 2019

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