Nominees were announced Monday for the 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards by the Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association.
NBC’s ratings hit The Wiz Live! garnered five nominations.
T.J. Miller will host the awards gala, which will broadcast live on A&E, Lifetime and LMN from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Jan. 17, 2016, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
The Wiz Live! drew approximately 11.1 million viewers and set a Twitter record as most social live special program since social tracking began over four years ago.
It easily beat last year’s Peter Pan, which drew 9.1 million viewers and received glowing reviews.