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'Modern Family', 'Mad Men' Lead Nominations of Critics' Choice TV Awards

June 07, 2011 02:42:46 GMT

The ABC drama comedy scores six nods, while the Jon Hamm-starring drama series nabs five at the upcoming inaugural prize-giving ceremony.


'Modern Family', 'Mad Men' Lead Nominations of Critics' Choice TV Awards
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The Broadcast TV Journalists Association has unveiled the nominees of the first Critics' Choice Television Awards. Leading the pack is "Modern Family" with six, including the nominations for Best Comedy Series. The category also has "The Big Bang Theory", "Community", "Glee", "The Office", "Parks and Recreation" and "30 Rock" among the nominees.

"Modern Family" additionally has its cast competing for two different awards. Ty Burrell, Ed O'Neill and Eric Stonestreet are fighting to be the Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, while Julie Bowen and Sofia Vergara is battling for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

Trailing behind "Modern Family" is "Mad Men" which scores five nods including the nomination for Best Drama Series. Critically acclaimed newbie "Game of Thrones" is also eying for the coveted prize, up against the likes of "Boardwalk Empire", "Dexter", "Fringe", "The Good Wife" and "The Walking Dead".

Along with the domination of "Modern Family", ABC comes out as the most nominated broadcast network with 16 nominations, which include two nods for "Dancing with the Stars". AMC and FX, meanwhile, lead nominations for cable networks with nine each. Nominations for The Most Exciting New Series category are yet to be announced on June 6 since the submissions are still being accepted.

The inaugural Critics' Choice TV Awards will hand out its trophies in a ceremony held at the Beverly Hills Hotel on June 20. "So You Think You Can Dance" host Cat Deeley, who happens to be a nominee for Best Reality Show Host, will emcee the show.

2011 Critics' Choice Television Awards:

Best Drama Series:
"Boardwalk Empire" - HBO
"Dexter" - Showtime
"Friday Night Lights" - DirecTV
"Fringe" - FOX
"Game of Thrones" - HBO
"The Good Wife" - CBS
"Justified" - FX
"The Killing" - AMC
"Mad Men" - AMC
"The Walking Dead" - AMC

Best Actor in a Drama Series:
Steve Buscemi - "Boardwalk Empire" - HBO
Kyle Chandler - "Friday Night Lights" - DirecTV
Michael C. Hall - "Dexter" - Showtime
Jon Hamm - "Mad Men" - AMC
William H. Macy - "Shameless" - Showtime
Timothy Olyphant - "Justified" - FX

Best Actress in a Drama Series:
Connie Britton - "Friday Night Lights" - DirecTV
Mireille Enos - "The Killing" - AMC
Julianna Margulies - "The Good Wife" - CBS
Elisabeth Moss - "Mad Men" - AMC
Katey Sagal - "Sons of Anarchy" - FX
Anna Torv - "Fringe" - FOX

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
Alan Cumming - "The Good Wife" - CBS
Walton Goggins - "Justified" - FX
Shawn Hatosy - "Southland" - TNT
John Noble - "Fringe" - FOX
Michael Pitt - "Boardwalk Empire" - HBO
John Slattery - "Mad Men" - AMC

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
Michelle Forbes - "The Killing" - AMC
Christina Hendricks - "Mad Men" - AMC
Margo Martindale - "Justified" - FX
Kelly Macdonald - "Boardwalk Empire" - HBO
Archie Panjabi - "The Good Wife" - CBS
Chloe Sevigny - "Big Love" - HBO

Best Reality Series:
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" - ABC
"Hoarders" - A&E
"The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" - Bravo
"Sister Wives" - TLC
"Undercover Boss" - CBS

Best Reality Series - Competition:
"The Amazing Race" - CBS
"American Idol" - FOX
"Dancing with the Stars" - ABC
"Project Runway" - Lifetime
"RuPaul's Drag Race" - Logo
"Top Chef" - Bravo

Best Reality Show Host:
Tom Bergeron - "Dancing with the Stars" - ABC
Cat Deeley - "So You Think You Can Dance" - FOX
Ty Pennington - "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" - ABC
Mike Rowe - "Dirty Jobs" - Discovery
Ryan Seacrest - "American Idol" - FOX

Best Talk Show:
"Chelsea Lately" - E!
"The Daily Show" - Comedy Central
"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" - Warner Bros.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" - ABC
"The Oprah Winfrey Show" - Harpo

Best Comedy Series:
"Archer" - FX
"The Big Bang Theory" - CBS
"Community" - NBC
"Glee" - FOX
"Louie" - FX
"The Middle" - ABC
"Modern Family" - ABC
"The Office" - NBC
"Parks and Recreation" - NBC
"30 Rock" - NBC

Best Actor in a Comedy Series:
Alec Baldwin - "30 Rock" - NBC
Steve Carell - "The Office" - NBC
Louis C.K. - "Louie" - FX
Charlie Day - "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" - FX
Joel McHale - "Community" - NBC
Jim Parsons - "The Big Bang Theory" - CBS

Best Actress in a Comedy Series:
Courteney Cox - "Cougar Town" - ABC
Edie Falco - "Nurse Jackie" - Showtime
Tina Fey - "30 Rock" - NBC
Patricia Heaton - "The Middle" - ABC
Martha Plimpton - "Raising Hope" - FOX
Amy Poehler - "Parks and Recreation" - NBC

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:
Ty Burrell - "Modern Family" - ABC
Neil Patrick Harris - "How I Met Your Mother" - CBS
Nick Offerman - "Parks and Recreation" - NBC
Ed O'Neill - "Modern Family" - ABC
Danny Pudi - "Community" - NBC
Eric Stonestreet - "Modern Family" - ABC

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:
Julie Bowen - "Modern Family" - ABC
Jane Krakowski - "30 Rock" - NBC
Jane Lynch - "Glee" - FOX
Busy Philipps - "Cougar Town" - ABC
Eden Sher - "The Middle" - ABC
Sofia Vergara - "Modern Family" - ABC

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