Today the nominations for the 50th-anniversary edition of the Saturn Awards were announced, and Star Trek Universe shows brought in a total of six nominations. The annual awards event from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films honors the best in genre film and television, and this year three Star Trek shows are up for awards.
Strange New Worlds leads the way
The freshman season of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds picked up a total of four nominations, including Best Streaming Science Fiction Series where it is going head-to-head with Star Trek: Discovery, which has picked up Best Series Saturn Awards for all three of its previous seasons. The two Trek series are going up against The Expanse, For All Mankind, Lost in Space, The Mandalorian, and The Orville: New Horizons.Strange New Worlds also picked up three acting nominations, starting off with star Anson Mount (Captain Pike) for Best Actor in a Streaming Series. Mount is going up against Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Oscar Isaac (Moon Knight), Anthony Mackie (Falcon & The Winter Soldier), Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi), Adam Scott (Severance), and Antony Starr (The Boys).
Ethan Peck (Spock) and Jess Bush (Christine Chapel) were also nominated for their Strange New Worlds roles. Peck’s Best Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series competition is Zach Cherry (Severance), Ethan Hawke (Moon Knight), Joel Kinnaman (For All Mankind) Elliot Page (Umbrella Academy), Joseph Quinn (Stranger Things), and John Turturro (Severance). Bush’s Best Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series competition is Patricia Arquette (Severance), Danielle Brooks (Peacemaker), Nell Tiger (Free Servant), Kathryn Hahn (WandaVision), Moses Ingram (Obi-Wan Kenobi), and Aleyse Shannon (Leverage: Redemption).And finally Star Trek: Lower Decks was nominated for Best Animated Series, going up against Arcane, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, The Boys Presents: Diabolical, Invincible, Star Wars: The Bad Batch, and What If? This is the first time Lower Decks has been nominated for a Saturn Award.