Satellite Awards 2012: 'Big Bang Theory' and 'Homeland' Are Big Winners in TV
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The CBS sitcom and the Showtime thriller snatch three kudos each, claiming the coveted best comedy series and best drama series respectively.

AceShowbiz - "The Big Bang Theory" and "Homeland" came home victorious from the 17th annual Satellite Awards. Both shows led the pack of TV winners in comedy and drama field respectively, bagging three gongs apiece.

"Big Bang" edged out such contenders as "Girls", "Modern Family" and "The Big Bang Theory" to claim the best comedy or musical title. It additionally paired the best actor (%cJohnny Galecki%) and best actress (%cKaley Cuoco%) in comedy awards. For the coveted prize, Galecki defeated his own co-star %cJim Parsons% which was nominated in the same category.

"Homeland" also brought home the top accolade in drama series, beating out strong competitors namely "Downton Abbey", "Breaking Bad", "The Good Wife" and "Game of Thrones". Meanwhile, lead stars %cClaire Danes% and %cDamian Lewis% were once again unbeatable in the acting categories.

"Downton Abbey" and "Game Change", which led the nominations with four each, managed to win one prize each. The former had its star %cMaggie Smith% honored with Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television title, while the latter helped %cJulianne Moore% win Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television kudo.

"Hatfields & McCoys" was named the best Miniseries/Motion Picture Made for Television, while %cBenedict Cumberbatch% of "Sherlock" nabbed the Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television award. "The Walking Dead" won the Television Series, Genre award in addition to being honored with Special Achievement Award for Television Ensemble.

The 2012 Satellite Awards announced its winners on Sunday, December 17 evening at the Intercontinental Hotel in Beverly Hills. It also presented prizes for the best in movie, with "Silver Linings Playbook" as the big winner in the feature film field.

2012 Satellite Awards Winners in TV:

  • Miniseries/Motion Picture Made for Television: "Hatfields & McCoys"
  • Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television: %cJulianne Moore%, "Game Change"
  • Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television: %cBenedict Cumberbatch%, "Sherlock"
  • Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television:%cMaggie Smith%, "Downton Abbey"
  • Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: %cNeal McDonough%, "Justified"
  • Television Series, Drama: "Homeland"
  • Television Series, Genre: "The Walking Dead"
  • Actress in a Series, Drama: %cClaire Danes%, "Homeland"
  • Actor in a Series, Drama: %cDamian Lewis%, "Homeland"
  • Television Series, Comedy or Musical: "The Big Bang Theory"
  • Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical: %cKaley Cuoco%, "The Big Bang Theory"
  • Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical: %cJohnny Galecki%, "The Big Bang Theory"
Special Achievement Awards:

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