‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ And ‘Lower Decks’ Nominated For Best Series Critics Choice Awards

Television critics have once again looked upon Star Trek and liked what they have seen with both Strange New Worlds and Lower Decks. Both shows are nominated for best series categories and one of Strange New Worlds‘ stars is also nominated.

3 nominations for Star Trek

The television nominations were announced today by the Critics Choice Association, and two Star Trek shows are being recognized. First up is the second season of Strange New Worlds, which has been nominated for two awards, including the biggest prize: Best Drama Series. It has serious competition with The CrownThe DiplomatThe Last of UsLokiThe Morning ShowSuccession, and Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty.

Celia Rose Gooding (Uhura) has also been nominated for Best Supporting Actress In A Drama Series. Her competition is Nicole Beharie (The Morning Show), Elizabeth Debicki (The Crown), Sophia Di Martino (Loki), Karen Pittman (The Morning Show), and Christina Ricci (Yellowjackets).

Celia Rose Gooding in “The Broken Circle” (Paramount+)

For the second year in a row, Star Trek: Lower Decks was nominated for Best Animated Series. The fourth season of the series is going up against Bluey, Bob’s Burgers, Harley Quinn, Scott Pilgrim Takes Off, and Young Love. Last year Lower Decks was the first-ever show in the Star Trek franchise to be nominated for a Critics Choice Award but lost out to What If..?.

The Star Trek Trek franchise accounted for half of the six nominations picked up by Paramount+ this year.  Showtime (which is now bundled with Paramount+ also picked up six nominations).

The 29th annual Critics Choice Awards will air live on The CW on Sunday, January 14, 2024.

From the season 4 finale of Lower Decks (Paramount+)

Saturn nominations tomorrow

The Star Trek franchise has often been recognized by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, which will be announcing the 51st annual Saturn Awards nominations tomorrow (Wednesday, December 6). You can watch the nominations live at 10:00 AM PST on the ElectricNOW channel and app from Electric Entertainment. The awards ceremony celebrating the best in genre film and television will be held in Los Angeles, CA on February 4, 2024.

Keep up with news for the Star Trek Universe at TrekMovie.com.

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Congratulations on these nominations. Despite what the perpetually persnickety here suggest, these are well deserved.

This is a high profile award for them both to be nominated for, and for big categories!

Is it season 3 or 4 of LDS which is up for the award? I assume it’s like the Emmys where they submit one episode for consideration to represent the whole series. Wonder which one they chose if so.

SNW has about as much chance of beating “Succession” as I would going toe-to-toe with Evander Holyfield. The show had a markedly inferior second year, yet managed some solid work that I’m glad to see acknowledged. But please don’t rest on your laurels, folks.

The Last Of Us might win it for “Long Long Time”

Maybe. But it’s a genre show, and “Succession’s” final year was a masterclass in, well, just about everything. I’m not a betting man, but I know where I’d put my money if I had to.

Are you perhaps suggesting that Pike should attempt to bite off a chunk of Logan Roy’s ear?

Isn’t he dead, Jim? (never seen the show but you hear things.)

Logan Roy could take Christopher Pike as a light snack between business meetings, trust me. He’s every bit as awful as Donald Trump in his way, but unlike Trump, he’s actually got the goods.

The fact that they are nominated says a lot.

As could be said for other series in this category but when you consider the amount of content that’s out there, this is pretty damned impressive.

Oh, agreed. I like SNW, sincerely congratulate the nominees involved, and hope the certificates or whatever the non-winners receive are recognition enough for them, at least for this year.

In this case it really is on honor just being nominated.

Congratulations to everyone involved for the well-deserved award nominations!

It’s nice to see Celia Rose Gooding getting some recognition; hard to believe she’s still so very young.

Congrats to both shows. They are the main flagships for Paramount Plus.

Congratulations to everyone, GOOD LUCK!

Congrats to both shows!!! Now we just need P+ to acknowledge by giving us official renewals for LDS S6 and SNW S4.

4 seasons completed now, and LDS has still actually won Jack Sqaut…lol


Congrats to both! 😎🖖

Too bad Picard season 3 was not listed.

Season 3 was terrible compared to SNW.

This is awesome. I gave up on the Emmys or Oscars long ago but it’s nice to see the other awards shows showin some love

A bit surprising about SNW. I wonder how much of this is due to critics thinking Anson Mount is a hunky dish who looks even dishier standing in front of an AR wall. Plus that hair.

It has to be the apron(he wears it 95% of the time)