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And the 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards nominees are...

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Kristine Cannon is the Entertainment Editor for SheKnows. When she's not at a music festival or live show, she's either struggling to train her dachshund, taking too many pics of said dachshund or watching re-runs of The Office. Also, hi...

Everyone's favorite The Wiz Live! is up for a few Critics' Choice Awards this year — but that's not the only surprise

Another award show nominees list has been released — and many The Wiz Live! and Johnny Depp fans are sure to be pleased with the Critics' Choice Awards nominees.

That's right; unlike the Golden Globes, Johnny Depp is up for Best Actor, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Michael Fassbender and Eddie Redmayne. And as for The Wiz Live!, fan favorite Shanice Williams is up for Best Actress in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series. (But she isn't the only nominee from the cast!) 

However, the Critics' Choice Awards does have one huge upset. The nominees for Best Director: Still no women nominees.

The biggest surprise of them all, though? Mad Max: Fury Road is up for a whopping 13 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Director. Carol, The Martian and The Revenant follow with nine nominations each.

In TV, ABC, HBO and FX Networks lead with 14 nominations each. Fox follows with 12 nominations. The TV show with the most nominations? Fargo, with The Leftovers and Transparent close behind with six nominations each.

More: SAG nominations 2016: Meet the underdogs you should root for

Take a look at the full nominees list below.

Movies:

Best Picture

The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Brooklyn
Carol
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Room
Sicario
Spotlight

Best Actor

Bryan Cranston – Trumbo
Matt Damon – The Martian
Johnny Depp – Black Mass
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant
Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett – Carol
Brie Larson – Room
Jennifer Lawrence – Joy
Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn
Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Supporting Actor

Paul Dano – Love & Mercy
Tom Hardy – The Revenant
Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight
Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies
Michael Shannon – 99 Homes
Sylvester Stallone – Creed

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara – Carol
Rachel McAdams – Spotlight
Helen Mirren – Trumbo
Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs

Best Young Actor/Actress

Abraham Attah – Beasts of No Nation
RJ Cyler – Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Shameik Moore – Dope
Milo Parker – Mr. Holmes
Jacob Tremblay – Room

Best Acting Ensemble

The Big Short
The Hateful Eight
Spotlight
Straight Outta Compton
Trumbo

Best Director

Todd Haynes – Carol
Alejandro González Iñárritu – The Revenant
Tom McCarthy – Spotlight
George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road
Ridley Scott – The Martian
Steven Spielberg – Bridge of Spies

Best Original Screenplay

Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen – Bridge of Spies
Alex Garland – Ex Machina
Quentin Tarantino – The Hateful Eight
Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley – Inside Out
Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy – Spotlight

Best Animated Feature

Anomalisa
The Good Dinosaur
Inside Out
The Peanuts Movie
Shaun the Sheep Movie

Best Action Movie

Furious 7
Jurassic World
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
Sicario

Best Actor in an Action Movie

Daniel Craig – Spectre
Tom Cruise – Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
Tom Hardy – Mad Max: Fury Road
Chris Pratt – Jurassic World
Paul Rudd – Ant-Man

Best Actress in an Action Movie

Emily Blunt – Sicario
Rebecca Ferguson – Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
Bryce Dallas Howard – Jurassic World
Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Comedy

The Big Short
Inside Out
Joy
Sisters
Spy
Trainwreck

Best Actor in a Comedy

Christian Bale – The Big Short
Steve Carell – The Big Short
Robert De Niro – The Intern
Bill Hader – Trainwreck
Jason Statham – Spy

Best Actress in a Comedy

Tina Fey – Sisters
Jennifer Lawrence – Joy
Melissa McCarthy – Spy
Amy Schumer – Trainwreck
Lily Tomlin – Grandma

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie

Ex Machina
It Follows
Jurassic World
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian

Best Song

Fifty Shades of Grey – "Love Me Like You Do"
Furious 7 – "See You Again"
The Hunting Ground – "Til It Happens to You"
Love & Mercy – "One Kind of Love"
Spectre – "Writing’s on the Wall"
Youth – "Simple Song #3"

Television:

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson – Black-ish – ABC
Aziz Ansari – Master of None – Netflix
Will Forte – The Last Man on Earth – Fox
Randall Park – Fresh Off the Boat – ABC
Fred Savage – The Grinder – Fox
Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent – Amazon

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Hugh Dancy – Hannibal – NBC
Rami Malek – Mr. Robot – USA
Clive Owen – The Knick – Cinemax
Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan – Showtime
Justin Theroux – The Leftovers – HBO
Aden Young – Rectify – Sundance

Best Actor in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series

Wes Bentley – American Horror Story: Hotel – FX Networks
Martin Clunes – Arthur & George – PBS
Idris Elba – Luther – BBC America
Oscar Isaac – Show Me a Hero – HBO
Vincent Kartheiser – Saints & Strangers – National Geographic Channel
Patrick Wilson – Fargo – FX Networks

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Rachel Bloom – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – The CW
Aya Cash – You're the Worst – FX Networks
Wendi McLendon-Covey – The Goldbergs – ABC
Gina Rodriguez – Jane the Virgin – The CW
Tracee Ellis Ross – Black-ish – ABC
Constance Wu – Fresh Off the Boat – ABC

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Shiri Appleby – UnREAL – Lifetime
Carrie Coon – The Leftovers – HBO
Viola Davis – How to Get Away With Murder – ABC
Eva Green – Penny Dreadful – Showtime
Taraji P. Henson – Empire – Fox
Krysten Ritter – Jessica Jones – Netflix

Best Actress in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series

Kathy Bates – American Horror Story: Hotel – FX Networks
Kirsten Dunst – Fargo – FX Networks
Sarah Hay – Flesh and Bone – Starz
Alyvia Alyn Lind – Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors – NBC
Rachel McAdams – True Detective – HBO
Shanice Williams – The Wiz Live! – NBC

Best Comedy Series

Black-ish – ABC
Catastrophe – Amazon
Jane the Virgin – The CW
Master of None – Netflix
The Last Man on Earth – Fox
Transparent – Amazon
You're the Worst – FX Networks

Best Drama Series

Empire – Fox
Mr. Robot – USA
Penny Dreadful – Showtime
Rectify – Sundance
The Knick – Cinemax
The Leftovers – HBO
UnREAL – Lifetime

Best Movie Made for TV or Limited Series

Childhood's End – Syfy
Fargo – FX Networks
Luther – BBC America
Saints & Strangers – National Geographic Channel
Show Me a Hero – HBO
The Wiz Live! – NBC

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine – Fox
Jaime Camil – Jane the Virgin – The CW
Jay Duplass – Transparent – Amazon
Neil Flynn – The Middle – ABC
Keegan-Michael Key – Playing House – USA
Mel Rodriguez – Getting On – HBO

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Clayne Crawford – Rectify – Sundance
Christopher Eccleston – The Leftovers – HBO
Andre Holland – The Knick – Cinemax
Jonathan Jackson – Nashville – ABC
Rufus Sewell – The Man in the High Castle – Amazon
Christian Slater – Mr. Robot – USA

Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series

David Alan Grier – The Wiz Live! – NBC
Ne-Yo – The Wiz Live! – NBC
Nick Offerman – Fargo – FX Networks
Jesse Plemons – Fargo – FX Networks
Raoul Trujillo – Saints & Strangers – National Geographic Channel
Bokeem Woodbine – Fargo – FX Networks

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Mayim Bialik – The Big Bang Theory – CBS
Kether Donohue – You're the Worst – FX Networks
Allison Janney – Mom – CBS
Judith Light – Transparent – Amazon
Niecy Nash – Getting On – HBO
Eden Sher – The Middle – ABC

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Ann Dowd – The Leftovers – HBO
Regina King – The Leftovers – HBO
Helen McCrory – Penny Dreadful – Showtime
Hayden Panettiere – Nashville – ABC
Maura Tierney – The Affair – Showtime
Constance Zimmer – UnREAL – Lifetime

Best Supporting Actress in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series

Mary J. Blige – The Wiz Live! – NBC
Laura Haddock – Luther – BBC America
Cristin Milioti – Fargo – FX Networks
Sarah Paulson – American Horror Story: Hotel – FX Networks
Winona Ryder – Show Me a Hero – HBO
Jean Smart – Fargo – FX Networks

Best Animation Series

Bob's Burgers − Fox
BoJack Horseman – Netflix
South Park – Comedy Central
Star Wars Rebels – Disney XD
The Simpsons – Fox

Best Reality Show – Competition

Chopped – Food Network
Face Off – Syfy
MasterChef Junior – Fox
Survivor – CBS
The Amazing Race – CBS
The Voice – NBC

Best Reality Show Host

Ted Allen – Chopped – Food Network
Phil Keoghan – The Amazing Race – CBS
James Lipton – Inside the Actors Studio – Bravo
Jane Lynch – Hollywood Game Night – NBC
Jeff Probst – Survivor – CBS
Gordon Ramsay – Hell's Kitchen – Fox

Best Talk Show

Jimmy Kimmel Live! – ABC
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – HBO
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – Comedy Central
The Graham Norton Show – BBC America
The Late Late Show With James Corden – CBS
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – NBC

The 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards airs on A&E, Lifetime and LMN on Sunday, Jan. 17, at 8/7c — following the Critics' Choice Red Carpet Live on A&E at 7/6c.

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