You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

HBO, FX Lead in Wins at Critics’ Choice TV Awards

Event kicked television awards season into gear

HBO led the pack at last night’s Critics’ Choice Television Awards, picking up five kudos at the Beverly Hilton confab from the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. FX followed suit with four wins, kicking off a strong awards season for the cabler after it topped in nominations for TCA awards as well, yesterday.

The CCTAs also boasted three ties in best supporting actress in a comedy, best reality series and best drama series.

See the complete list of Critics’ Choice TV Award winners here:

Best Comedy Series: The Big Bang Theory – CBS

Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Louis C.K., Louie – FX

Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep – HBO

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Simon Helberg, The Big Bang Theory – CBS

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Tie):

Kaley Cuoco, The Big Bang Theory – CBS

Eden Sher, The Middle – ABC

Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series: Patton Oswalt, Parks and Recreation – NBC

Best Drama Series (Tie):

Breaking Bad – AMC

Game of Thrones – HBO

Best Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad – AMC

Best Actress in a Drama Series: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black – BBC America

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Michael Cudlitz, Southland – TNT

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Monica Potter, Parenthood – NBC

Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series: Jane Fonda, The Newsroom – HBO

Best Movie or Mini-Series: Behind the Candelabra – HBO

Best Actor in a Movie or Mini-Series: Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra – HBO

Best Actress in a Movie or Mini-Series: Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake – Sundance

Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Mini-Series: Zachary Quinto, American Horror Story: Asylum – FX

Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Mini-Series: Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Asylum – FX


Best Reality Series (Tie):

Duck Dynasty – A&E

Push Girls – Sundance

Best Reality Series – Competition: The Voice – NBC

Best Reality Series Host: Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars – ABC

Best Talk Show: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – Comedy Central


Best Animated Series: Archer – FX


Critics’ Choice Television Icon Award: Bob Newhart


thalo’s Critics’ Choice Inspiration Award: Bunheads – ABC Family


Most Exciting New Series:

The Bridge – FX

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – ABC

Masters of Sex – Showtime

The Michael J. Fox Show – NBC

Ray Donovan – Showtime

Under the Dome – CBS

Popular on Variety

More TV

  • Viacom Channels Grab 'Seinfeld' Cable Rerun

    Viacom Channels Grab 'Seinfeld' Cable Rerun Rights

    Viacom has sealed a deal with Sony Pictures Television for the cable rights to “Seinfeld” starting in October 2021. The deal comes on the heels of a blockbuster new deal between Sony and Netflix for the streaming rights to the beloved NBC sitcom that also begins in 2021. “Seinfeld” reruns have been a staple of [...]

  • Soho House

    Soho House Lands In Downtown Los Angeles

    Warner Music, Spotify and Lyft are poised to welcome a new neighbor to downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District with Soho Warehouse, the third California outpost of the Hollywood-loved members-only club — and the largest North American opening to date. Hot on the heels of the Soho House Hong Kong debut earlier this summer, the private [...]

  • Elite Season 2

    San Sebastian: Spain’s SVOD Players Debate Competition, Brand, Talent

    SAN SEBASTIAN  — Executives from HBO, Netflix, Amazon and Movistar+ and “Elite” co-creator Darío Madrona took to the stage to field questions on the Global Impact of Spanish Series. Here, briefly, are five takeaways: 1.Spain First “La Casa de Papel” was watched by 34,355,956 Netflix accounts over its first seven days,  after a July 19 [...]

  • Samsung Makes Bid to Keep Viewers

    Samsung Makes Bid to Keep Viewers From Skipping Fox Ad Breaks

    Fox is hoping to knit together the seconds-long divide between a TV program and the commercials that support it. During ad breaks for a few football broadcasts, tomorrow’s run of the Emmys and Wednesday’s season premiere of “The Masked Singer,” the network will kick off ad sessions with special show promos that display artistic renderings [...]

  • Patria

    HBO Europe Unveils ‘Patria’ Footage to Captive San Sebastian Audience

    SAN SEBASTIAN — Amid large expectation, HBO Europe has revealed first footage giving a first sense of tone and pace of its Spanish original series “Patria.” A packed-to-overflowing press conference on Saturday morning at the San Sebastian Festival can be read as one sign of the potential popularity of the eight-part series. The panel sneak-peek [...]

  • Topic Studios

    Layoffs Hit Topic Studios as TV Division Relocates to West Coast (EXCLUSIVE)

    A small round of layoffs has hit Topic Studios this week in the television division, insiders familiar with the company told Variety. One of the insiders said three executives at the New York-based producer and distributor are out: senior vice president of scripted programming and Viacom alum Lisa Leingang, vice president of development Mona Panchal [...]

  • Peter Weber and Mike Johnson

    'The Bachelor's' Mike Johnson on Diversity and New Leading Man Peter Weber

    ABC named its newest star of “The Bachelor” this week, officially making Peter Weber the leading man for Season 24 of the long-running dating show. Social media backlash ensued following the announcement due to ABC’s selection lacking diversity, yet again. Since the dating franchise began in 2002, there has been only one “Bachelorette” of color [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content