NBC Leads Critics' Choice TV Awards Winners
‘Community' takes prize for best comedy series
By Andrea Morabito -- Broadcasting & Cable, 6/19/2012 8:39:27 AM
The Peacock's other wins were The Voice for best reality series -- competition, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon for best talk show, Parks and Recreation's Amy Poehler for best actress in a comedy series (who tied New Girl's Zooey Deschanel) and Parks' Paul Rudd for best guest performer in a comedy series.
ABC and AMC tied with three wins each. Tom Bergeron of ABC's Dancing With the Stars tied Cat Deeley of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance for best reality show host, and Modern Family stars Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen each won for best supporting actor/actress in a comedy series.
AMC's wins were all for acting, with nods going to Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston for best actor in a drama series, Bad's Giancarlo Esposito for best supporting actor in a drama series and Mad Men's Christina Hendricks for best supporting actress in a drama series.
Showtime's Homeland notched two awards for best drama series and best actress Claire Danes. FX's Archer won for best animated series and Louie's Louis C.K. won for best actor in a comedy series. PBS' Sherlock took home a pair of awards for best movie/miniseries and best actor Benedict Cumberbatch.
HBO picked up a win for actress Julianne Moore in Game Change, Lucy Liu won best guest performer in a drama series for TNT's Southland and Travel Channel's Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations took the award for best reality series.
The awards were presented by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association at a gala dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
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