RuPaul, “Drag Race” Nominated For TV Critics Association Awards

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RuPaul has been nominated for Best Reality Host in the Critics’ Choice Television Awards and RuPaul’s Drag Race has scored a nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming at the Television Critics Association awards.

Ru has been nominated three times before at the Critics’ Choice, once for each year the Broadcast Television Journalists Association-sponsored event has been around. (Ahem!) It’s the first time Drag Race has been nominated by the TCA.

Below, get the lowdown on the categories and nominees. Hey we like that Neil deGrasse Tyson—maybe him and Ru can share the award. (Kidding, Mama Ru!)

Critics Choice Association’s “Best Reality Host”

• Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
• Carson Daly, The Voice (NBC)
• Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)
• Gordon Ramsay, MasterChef (FOX)
RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race (Logo)
• Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Fox/Nat-Geo)

Television Critics Association’s “Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming”

The Amazing Race (CBS)
RuPaul’s Drag Race (Logo)
Shark Tank (ABC) [2013 winner in category] Survivor (CBS)
The Voice (NBC)


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