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Nominations for First Critics’ Choice Television Awards

Nominations for First Critics’ Choice Television Awards

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association has just announced their nominations for the first Critics’ Choice Television Awards. Modern Family leads the comedoes with six nominations, while Boardwalk Empire, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones and The Killing dominate the drama series. We’ve been focussing more and more on television here at Sound On Sight and recently launched our new podcast titled Sound On Sight TV Spotlight. Along with the Doctor Who and Walking Dead podcasts, you can be sure that sooner than later, Sound On Sight will be posting more and more great TV related content.

Reelz Channel will broadcast the awards telecast on June 22nd at 8/7c and the live presentation of the awards themselves will stream on on June 20th. Here is the list of nominees

Via The Collider


Best Drama Series

Boardwalk Empire


Friday Night Lights


Game of Thrones

The Good Wife


The Killing

Mad Men

The Walking Dead

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire

Kyle Chandler – Friday Night Lights

Michael C. Hall – Dexter

Jon Hamm – Mad Men

William H. Macy – Shameless

Timothy Olyphant – Justified

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Connie Britton – Friday Night Lights

Mireille Enos – The Killing

Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife

Elisabeth Moss – Mad Men

Katey Sagal – Sons of Anarchy

Anna Torv – Fringe

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Alan Cumming – The Good Wife

Walton Goggins – Justified

Shawn Hatosy – Southland

John Noble – Fringe

Michael Pitt – Boardwalk Empire

John Slattery – Mad Men

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Michelle Forbes – The Killing

Christina Hendricks – Mad Men

Margo Martindale – Justified

Kelly Macdonald – Boardwalk Empire

Archie Panjabi – The Good Wife

Chloë Sevigny – Big Love

Best Reality Series

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition


The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Sister Wives

Undercover Boss

Best Reality Series – Competition

The Amazing Race

American Idol

Dancing with the Stars

Project Runway

RuPaul’s Drag Race

Top Chef

Best Reality Show Host

Tom Bergeron – Dancing with the Stars

Cat Deeley – So You Think You Can Dance

Ty Pennington – Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Mike Rowe – Dirty Jobs

Ryan Seacrest – American Idol

Best Talk Show

Chelsea Lately

The Daily Show

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

The Oprah Winfrey Show

Best Comedy Series


The Big Bang Theory




The Middle

Modern Family

The Office

Parks and Recreation

30 Rock

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock

Steve Carell – The Office

Louis C.K. – Louie

Charlie Day – It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Joel McHale – Community

Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Courteney Cox – Cougar Town

Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie

Tina Fey – 30 Rock

Patricia Heaton – The Middle

Martha Plimpton – Raising Hope

Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Ty Burrell – Modern Family

Neil Patrick Harris – How I Met Your Mother

Nick Offerman – Parks and Recreation

Ed O’Neill – Modern Family

Danny Pudi – Community

Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Julie Bowen – Modern Family

Jane Krakowski – 30 Rock

Jane Lynch – Glee

Busy Philipps – Cougar Town

Eden Sher – The Middle

Sofía Vergara – Modern Family