Zhao became the first Chinese woman to win both as a director and screenwriter, the Critics Choice Association (CCA) said in a statement at the end of the 26th edition, which took place this Sunday. "The Supreme Voice of the Blues" won three categories, including Best Actor (for the late Chadwick Boseman), Best Wardrobe, and Best Hairstyle and Makeup. The award for Best Actress was awarded to Carey Mulligan for her performance in "Promising Young Woman", who also won the Best Original Screenplay for Emerald Fennell.

The award for best secondary actor went to Daniel Kaluuya for "Judas and the Black Messiah" and the Best Secondary Actress for Maria Bakalova for "Borat, the Next Movie". In the series, "The Crown" won four categories: Best Drama Series, Best Actor in a Drama Series (Josh O'Connor), Best Actress in a Drama Series (Emma Corrin), and Best Secondary Actress in a Drama Series (Gillian Anderson). In the comedy genre, "Ted Lasso" won the three categories for which she was nominated: Best Comedy Series, Best Actor in a Comedy Series (Jason Sudeikis) and Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Hannah Waddingham).

"Queens Gambit” won the award for Best Miniseries or telefilm, and its lead actress, Anya Taylor-Joy, won the award for Best Actress in the same category. The race for "Best Comedy Special", which was entirely dominated by Netflix nominees, resulted in a tie between "Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill" and "Michelle Buteau": Welcome to Buteaupia ". After leading the nominations, Netflix also won the most awards from any studio / channel, with a total of 14. Amazon and Searchlight Pictures won four each.