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The Mindy Project, The Good Wife, and Orange is the New Black Earn Multiple TCA Nods

The Mindy Project, The Good Wife, and Orange is the New Black Earn Multiple TCA Nods

Several perpetually overlooked shows when it comes to awards time by and about women were nominated by the Television Critics Association Awards. 

Robert and Michelle King’s The Good Wife led the female pack with three nominations — the same number that media darling Breaking Bad received — in the categories of Individual Achievement in Drama (for star Julianna Margulies), Outstanding Achievement in Drama, and Program of the Year. 

Receiving two nods each are several other gems, including The Mindy ProjectOrange is the New BlackVeep, and The Americans

Parks and Recreation lead Amy Poheler and Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany were also recognized for their performances in the comedic and dramatic performance categories, respectively. 

Valerie Harper will be honored with a Career Achievement Award. 

The TCA winners will be announced on July 19. 

All the female-centric and female-created nominees below: 

Individual Achievement in Comedy

Mindy Kaling, “The Mindy Project” (Fox)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” (HBO)
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation” (NBC)

Individual Achievement in Drama

Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black” (BBC America) 

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information

“Cosmos” (Fox) – Co-created by Ann Druyan

Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming

“The Amazing Race” (CBS) – Co-created by Elise Doganieri

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming

“Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” (PBS) – Created by Angela Santomero
“The Fosters” (ABC Family)
“Sesame Street” (PBS) – Co-created by Joan Ganz Cooney
“Switched at Birth” (ABC Family) – Created by Lizzy Weiss

Outstanding New Program

“Orange Is the New Black” (Netflix) – Created by Jenji Kohan

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials

“American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)

Outstanding Achievement in Drama

“The Americans” (FX)
“The Good Wife” (CBS) – Co-created by Michelle King

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

“The Mindy Project” (Fox) – Created by Mindy Kaling
“Veep” (HBO)

Career Achievement Award

Valerie Harper

Program of the Year

“The Good Wife” (CBS)
“Orange Is the New Black” (Netflix)

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