Succession bested by Apple TV hit for Critics Choice Awards nominations

‘The Morning Show’ stars Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon were both nominated in the acting categories

The nominations for the 29th annual Critics Choice Awards were released on Tuesday (5 December).

Bucking Succession’s dominating trend was Apple TV+’s The Morning Show, which led the pack with a total of six nominations.

Apple’s critically lauded drama starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon examines the culture behind a network broadcast morning news program.

Stars Aniston, Witherspoon, Billy Crudup, Karen Pittman and season three newcomer Nicole Beharie are all nominated in the acting categories.

HBO’s Succession, about a warring family vying for control of their father’s media empire, followed closely behind with five nominations.