Morning Brew – Sarah Paulson, Lily Tomlin & other queer women win at the TCA Awards

Good morning!

The Television Critics Awards happened over the weekend and it was a winning year for women, especially those we consider family. Sarah Paulson took home Individual Achievement in Drama for her role as Marcia Clark in American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson, the couple behind Making of a MurdererLaura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, won Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming, Lily Tomlin was given the Career Achievement Award, and out OJ EP Nina Jacobson took the stage with the cast to accept their awards for Outstanding Achievement in Drama and Program of the Year. Other winners include Samantha Bee (Outstanding Achievement in News and Information), Rachel Bloom (Individual Achievement in Comedy), Black-ish (Outstanding Achievement in Comedy) and The Mary Tyler Moore Show (Heritage Award). I congratulated Sarah on behalf of us all.

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Laura Ricciardi and Moira DemosGettyImages-586870090 Lily TomlinGettyImages-586869992 Sarah Paulson2016 Summer TCA Tour - 32nd Annual Television Critics Association Awards Nina JacobsonGettyImages-586874196

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Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun)

Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Friday Night Lights “Toilet Bowl” (Pivot 9 a.m.) (rerun)

Olympics 2016 – Women’s basketball – U.S. vs. Spain (NBCSN 11 a.m.)
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Buffy (Pivot 11 a.m.) (rerun)

Steven Universe (Cartoon 12 p.m.) (rerun)
Archer marathon (Comedy Central 12:28 p.m.)
Survivor’s Remorse “The Age of Umbrage” (Starz 1:55 p.m., 9 p.m., 12:40 a.m.)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

Clarence (Cartoon 2 p.m./2:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Olympics 2016 – Women’s handball – Brazil vs. Romania (USA 2:30 p.m.)
Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Kissing Jessica Stein (HBO Comedy 3:10 p.m.)

Tea with Mussolini (MGM 3:30 p.m.)

Catfish: The TV Show “Whitney & Bre” (MTV 6 p.m.) (rerun)
Steven Universe “Beta; Earthlings” (Cartoon 7 p.m.)
The Fosters “Highs & Lows” (Freeform 8 p.m.)

Cupcake Wars “Celebrity: Twister” (Food Network 8 p.m.) – Hannah Hart competes

Ray Donovan “Norman Saves the World” (Showtime 8 p.m., 10 p.m.)

Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen “Deadly Love” (ID 8 p.m.) (rerun)
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.)

Guilt “Eyes Wide Open” (Freeform 9 p.m.)
Roadies “Carpet Season” (Showtime 9 p.m., 11 p.m.)
Yard Crashers “Midcentury Modern Revival” (DIY 10:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Don’t Be Tardy… “Empty Nest?” (Bravo 10:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Pride (Showcase 10:30 p.m., 4 a.m.)

Sisterhood of Hip Hop “Show Up & Show Out” (Oxygen 2:02 a.m., 7 a.m.) (rerun)
Side Effects (Starz 3:10 a.m.)

Buffy “Blood Ties”/”Crush” (Pivot 6 a.m./7 a.m.) (rerun)
D.E.B.S. (Starz Encore Action 7:30 a.m.)
(Thanks, Roni!)