Modern Family Leads Critics’ Choice Television Award Nominees


Modern Family Leads Critics' Choice Television Award Nominees

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced the nominees this morning for the inaugural Critics’ Choice Television Awards with Modern Family leading the pack.

The ABC comedy series garnered six nominations, including acting nods for Ty Burrell, Ed O’Neill, Eric Stonestreet, Julie Bowen and Sofia Vergara.

The nominees included genre shows often overlooked by the Emmys. Critically acclaimed sci-fi show Fringe received a nod for best drama series and actors Anna Torv and John Noble were acknowledged for their work on the show.

The ceremony will take place June 20 in Beverly Hills and will live stream the event. Here is the full list of nominees:

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
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
Michelle Forbes, The Killing
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
Margo Martindale, Justified
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire
Archie Penjabi, The Good Wife
Chloe Sevigny, Big Love

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, 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
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

Best Talk Show
Chelsea Lately
The Daily Show
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Oprah Winfrey Show

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

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