AARP nominates 'Ted Lasso,' 'On the Rocks' for 'Movies for Grownups' awards

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Apple TV+ has landed four nominations for AARP's 2020 Best Movies for Grownups Awards, highlighting shows and series that specifically feature 50-plus actors or would appeal to the above-50 crowd.

According to AARP's site, the Movies for Grownups Awards champions films "made by and for grownups," hoping to fight industry ageism by encouraging the production of films that resonate with older viewers.

The awards will be broadcast on PBS on "Great Performances" on March 28 at 8:00 pm, though viewers are encouraged to check their local listings.

Apple scored four nominations in the following categories:

Best Intergenerational Film:

  • "The Father"
  • "Hillbilly Elegy"
  • "The Life Ahead"
  • "Minari"
  • "On the Rocks"

Best Supporting Actor

  • Demian Bichir in "Land"
  • Bill Murray in "On the Rocks"
  • Clarke Peters in "Da 5 Bloods"
  • Paul Raci in "Sound of Metal"
  • Mark Rylance in "The Trial of the Chicago 7"

Best Series

  • "The Crown"
  • "Perry Mason"
  • "Succession"
  • "Ted Lasso"
  • "This is Us"

Best Actress (TV/Streaming)

  • Jennifer Aniston in "The Morning Show"
  • Cate Blanchett in "Mrs. America"
  • Regina King in "Watchmen"
  • Laura Linney in "Ozark"
  • Catherine O'Hara in "Schitt's Creek"