The National Broadcasting Company (NBC), an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York City's Rockefeller Center, was a big winner at the 23rd annual Television Critics Association (TCA) Awards, held Saturday July 21st at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
The network led the winner list, walked away with four trophies in hand, one of which was the Individual Achievement in Comedy Award that went to Alec Baldwin for his action in its sitcom "30 Rock".
The rest three categories NBC won were Outstanding New Program for its serial drama "Friday Night Lights" based on a book of the same name, Outstanding Achievement in Comedy for "The Office", and Program of the Year for the science fiction drama TV series "Heroes".
Meanwhile, Michael C. Hall won the category of Individual Achievement in Drama for playing the title character in Showtime's "Dexter". HBO's "The Sopranos" was another winner, brought home the awards for the category of Outstanding Achievement in Drama and Heritage Award.
Discovery's "Planet Earth" was a double award triumphant as well, bringing home the prize for the categories of Outstanding Achievement in News and Information and Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries, and Specials.
Honored with the Outstanding Achievement in Children's Programming award was ABC Family's "Kyle XY", whereas the Outstanding Achievement in Sports Award went to ESPN's "SportsCenter". The Career Achievement Award, in the meantime, was bestowed to Academy Award-nominated American actress and comedianMary Tyler Moore.
Read more on the TCA Award winners here.