MUMBAI: The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA),
an offshoot of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, has
announced the winners
of the 2nd annual Critics Choice Television Awards.
took home the prize for Best Drama Series while 'Community'
won in the Best Comedy Series category.
Reality Series went to 'Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations',
while Best Reality Show-Competition went to 'The Voice'. 'Late
Night with Jimmy Fallon' was honoured as Best Talk Show, Archer
was honoured as Best Animated eries,
and 'Sherlock' was honoured as Best Movie/Miniseries.
was the most awarded network with five wins followed by ABC
and AMC, which tied with three wins each.
Bryan Cranston and Louis C.K. won Best Actor in a Drama Series
for 'Breaking Bad' and Best Actor in a Comedy Series for 'Louie',
Danes was honoured as Best Actress in a Drama Series for her
role in 'Homeland' while Zooey Deschanel and Amy Poehler tied
for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for their roles in 'New
Girl' and 'Parks and Recreation', respectively. Best Supporting
Actress in a Drama Series went to 'Mad Mens Christina
Hendricks for the second year in a row.
Bads Giancarlo Esposito was named Best Supporting Actor
in a Drama Series. Julie Bowen took home the award for Best
Supporting Actress in a Comedy and Ty Burrell won Best Supporting
Actor in a Comedy Series for their roles in Modern Family.
Liu won Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series for Southland,
and Paul Rudd won Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
for his role on Parks and Recreation.
with the Stars Tom Bergeron and 'So You Think You Can
Dances Cat Deeley tied for Best Reality Host. Benedict
Cumberbatch was recognised as Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries
for his work in Sherlock,
while Julianne Moore was named Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries
for her role in Game Change.
addition, 'The Following', 'The Mindy Project', 'Nashville',
'The Newsroom' and 'Political Animals' were honoured as Most
Exciting New Series.
Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) also partnered
with thalo Magazine to recognise 'Smash' with the thalos
Critics Choice Inspiration Award, which honours a television
the fine arts in its subject matter and production methods,
along with the individuals who infuse those productions with
their artistic passions.
Critics Choice Television Awards honoured programs and
performances that aired between 1 June 2011 and 31 May 2012,
the Most Exciting New Series, which are shows premiering after
1 June 2012. Six new categories debuted this year including
Best Movie or Mini-series.