The Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced the winners of the first Critics’ Choice Television Awards today. You can view the full list of winners below!
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA), a new offshoot of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, today announced the winners of the first-ever Critics’ Choice Television Awards. The star-studded luncheon to acknowledge and honor the best in television was held at the Beverly Hills Hotel and hosted by So You Think You Can Dance star Cat Deeley.
Mad Men took home the prize for Best Drama Series while Modern Family won in the Best Comedy Series category. Best Reality Series was a tie between Hoarders and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, while Best Reality Show-Competition went to American Idol. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart was also honored as Best Talk Show.
Actors Jon Hamm and Jim Parsons won Best Actor in a Drama Series for Mad Men and Best Actor in a Comedy Series for The Big Bang Theory, respectively. Julianna Margulies was honored as Best Actress in a Drama Series for her role in The Good Wife while Tina Fey was acknowledged for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in 30 Rock. Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series was a tie between Christina Hendricks for Mad Men and Margo Martindale for Justified. Neil Patrick Harris of How I Met Your Mother was named Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Busy Philipps of Cougar Town took home the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. John Noble won Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Fringe.
The inaugural awards show also honored Danny DeVito with the Critics’ Choice Television Icon Award, presented by “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” star and creator Rob McElhenney.
See below for a complete list of winners.
Acting category nominees in attendance included: Connie Britton, Louis C.K., Courteney Cox, Alan Cumming, Cat Deeley, Mireille Enos, Michelle Forbes, Walton Goggins, Michael C. Hall, Jon Hamm, Neil Patrick Harris, Shawn Hatosy, Patricia Heaton, Christina Hendricks, Jane Lynch, Margo Martindale, Ed O’Neill, John Noble, Busy Philipps, Michael Pitt, Martha Plimpton, Danny Pudi, RuPaul, Katey Sagal, Eden Sher and Anna Torv.
Presenters at the show included: Scott Bakula, Connie Britton, Kevin Connolly, Kaley Cuoco, Zooey Deschanel, Jenna Elfman, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Gillian Jacobs, Rob McElhenney, B.J. Novak, Tyler Posey, Sam Rubin, Adam Scott, Sam Trammell, Wilmer Valderrama and Elijah Wood.
Many of the stars of the eight shows acclaimed as Most Exciting New Series were also in attendance.
The Critics’ Choice Television Awards honored programs and performances that aired between June 1, 2010 and May 31, 2011, except for the Most Exciting New Series, which are shows premiering after June 1, 2011.
Cable and satellite network REELZCHANNEL, available in more than 58 million homes, will broadcast the Critics’ Choice Television Awards premiering on June 22 at 8 p.m. ET and repeating at 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. ET. The Awards will be rebroadcast throughout the week. VH1.com will exclusively live stream the awards show on June 20 and will make select footage available for on-demand viewing following the star-studded event. VH1.com will also offer celebrity interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and an opportunity for fans to interact with celebrities backstage with its “fan-cam” stream.
The first Critics’ Choice Television Awards were executive produced by Bob Bain for Bob Bain Productions.
WINNERS OF THE FIRST CRITICS’ CHOICE TELEVISION AWARDS
Best Drama Series
Best Actor in a Drama Series
Jon Hamm – “Mad Men”
Best Actress in a Drama Series
Julianna Margulies – “The Good Wife”
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
John Noble – “Fringe”
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Christina Hendricks – “Mad Men”
Margo Martindale – “Justified”
Best Reality Series
“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”
Best Reality Series – Competition
Best Reality Show Host
Mike Rowe – “Dirty Jobs”
Best Talk Show
“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”
Best Comedy Series
Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Jim Parsons – “The Big Bang Theory”
Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Tina Fey – “30 Rock”
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Neil Patrick Harris – “How I Met Your Mother”
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Busy Philipps – “Cougar Town”
Most Exciting New Series