'Game of Thrones', 'Justified', 'Parks and Recreation' Lead 2011 TCA Nominations

'Game of Thrones', 'Justified', 'Parks and Recreation' Lead 2011 TCA Nominations

The three shows snatch four nods each at this year's TCA Awards which introduces new category, Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming.

"Game of Thrones", "Justified", "Parks and Recreation" are frontrunners to be big winner at 2011 TCA Awards. The three shows lead the nominations with four nods each for the prize-giving event presented by Television Critics Association.

The threesome are up against each other in Program of the Year category, while "Game of Thrones" and "Justified" will compete for Outstanding Achievement in Drama. Peter Dinklage of "Thrones" and "Justified" stars Margo Martindale and Timothy Olyphant are additionally up against each other for Individual Achievement in Drama kudo.

"Parks and Recreation", meanwhile, gets the other nods for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy and Individual Achievement in Comedy, the latter of which sees Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler fighting against each other. Offerman will appear at the August 6 ceremony to serve as the host.

This year's TCA Awards has one new category which is Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming. The nominations include "The Amazing Race", "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations", "Survivor", "The Voice and "Top Chef: All Stars".

Last year's winner of Program of the Year "Glee", meanwhile, is completely yanked off from the race this year.

Individual Achievement in Drama
Steve Buscemi ("Boardwalk Empire")
Peter Dinklage ("Game of Thrones")
Jon Hamm ("Mad Men")
Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife")
Margo Martindale ("Justified")
Timothy Olyphant ("Justified")

Individual Achievement in Comedy
Ty Burrell ("Modern Family")
Louis C.K. ("Louis")
Nick Offerman ("Parks and Recreation")
Amy Poehler ("Parks and Recreation")
Danny Pudi ("Community")
Jon Stewart ("The Daily Show")

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information
"If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise" (HBO)
"Restrepo" (National Geographic Channel)
"60 Minutes" (CBS)
"The Rachel Maddow Show" (MSNBC)
"30 for 30" (ESPN)

Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming
"The Amazing Race" (CBS)
"Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" (Travel Channel)
"Survivor" (CBS)
"The Voice" (NBC)
"Top Chef: All Stars" (Bravo)

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming
"A Children's Garden of Poetry" (HBO)
"iCarly" (Nickelodeon)
"Nick News with Linda Ellerbee" (Nickelodeon)
"R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour" (The Hub)
"Sesame Street" (PBS)
"Yo Gabba Gabba" (Nick Jr.)

Outstanding New Program
"Boardwalk Empire"
"Game of Thrones"
"The Killing"
"The Walking Dead"

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials
"Cineme Verite"
"Downton Abbey: Masterpiece"
"Mildred Pierce"
"Sherlock: Masterpiece"
"Too Big to Fail"

Outstanding Achievement in Drama
"Friday Night Lights"
"Game of Thrones"
"Mad Men"
"The Good Wife"

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
"Modern Family"
"Parks and Recreation"
"Raising Hope"

Career Achievement Award
Steven Bochco
Dick Ebersol
Cloris Leachman
David Letterman
William Shatner
Oprah Winfrey

Heritage Award
"All in the Family"
"Freaks and Geeks"
"The Dick Van Dyke Show"
"Twin Peaks"

Program of the Year
"Boardwalk Empire"
"Friday Night Lights"
"Game of Thrones"
"Parks and Recreation"

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