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NBC Biggest Winners At Critic’s Choice Awards

The 2nd annual Critic’s Choice TV Awards took place yesterday. NBC emerged the biggest victors, with shows like Community and The Voice landing accolades. They dominated the reality awards, with Jimmy Fallon also bringing home the prize for Best Talk Show. AMC were dominant in drama categories, with Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston and Giancarlo Esposito taking Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor. 

Homeland won Best Drama Series for its impressive debut season, and Claire Danes was awarded Best Actress for her role as CIA Agent Carrie Mathison. Louis CK and Zooey Deschanel won Best Comedy Actor and Actress, and there were also awards for Modern Family and Parks and Rec, with Amy Poehler tieing with Deschanel for comedy actress. The BBC’s modern-day Conan-Doyle interpretation Sherlock took Best Miniseries and Actor in a Miniseries.

Here’s the full list of award winners:

Best Drama Series
Homeland (Showtime)

Best Actor in a Drama Series
Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad (AMC)

Best Actress in a Drama Series
Claire Danes – Homeland (Showtime)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Giancarlo Esposito – Breaking Bad (AMC)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Christina Hendricks – Mad Men (AMC)

Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series
Lucy Liu – Southland (TNT)

Best Reality Series
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel Channel)

Best Reality Series – Competition
The Voice (NBC)

Best Reality Show Host
Tom Bergeron – Dancing with the Stars (ABC)
Cat Deeley – So You Think You Can Dance (Fox)

Best Talk Show
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Best Comedy Series
Community (NBC)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Louis C.K. – Louie (FX)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Zooey Deschanel – New Girl (Fox)
Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation (NBC)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell – Modern Family (ABC)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy
Julie Bowen – Modern Family (ABC)

Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Paul Rudd – Parks and Rec (NBC)

Best Animated Series
Archer (FX)

Best Movie/Miniseries
Sherlock (PBS)

Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries
Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock (PBS)

Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries
Julianne Moore – Game Change (HBO)

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