Star Trek: Discovery was nominated for a Hugo Award for the episode “Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad,” written by Aron Eli Coleite & Jesse Alexander, and directed by David M. Barrett. The episode was nominated in the Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form category.

As the crew attempts to let loose at a party, Harry Mudd triggers a time loop that repeatedly destroys the ship and kills the crew in an effort to learn the secret of the spore drive and sell the Discovery to the Klingons.

Other nominees include:

  • Black Mirror: “USS Callister,” written by William Bridges and Charlie Brooker, directed by Toby Haynes
  • “The Deep” [song], by Clipping (Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, Jonathan Snipes)
  • Doctor Who: “Twice Upon a Time,” written by Steven Moffat, directed by Rachel Talalay
  • The Good Place: “Michael’s Gambit,” written and directed by Michael Schur
  • The Good Place: “The Trolley Problem,” written by Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan, directed by Dean Holland

The winners will be announced at Worldcon 76 in San José, California, on August 19, 2018.