Critics' Choice Awards: Big Bang Theory, Orphan Black Star and Breaking Bad Win Big — Plus: Kudos for Southland, Parenthood Faves
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association’s third annual Critics’ Choice Awards were held Monday night in Beverly Hills, and The Big Bang Theory made the biggest bang, winning in three categories — including Best Comedy.
Also among the multiple winners were FX’s American Horror Story: Asylum, AMC’s Breaking Bad and HBO’s Behind the Candelabra, each of which topped two categories.
And then you have the downright crowd-pleasers, as Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany was named Best Actress in a Drama, while Southland‘s Michael Cudlitz and Parenthood‘s Monica Potter won in the supporting races.
Here’s the complete list of winners, as they were announced:
Best Talk Show | The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy | Kaley Cuoco (Big Bang Theory), Eden Sher (The Middle) — TIE
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series | Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory)
Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series | Patton Oswalt (Parks and Recreation)
Best Comedy Series | The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Best Reality Series | Duck Dynasty (A&E), Push Girls (Sundance) — TIE
Best Reality Series – Competition | The Voice (NBC)
Best Reality Show Host | Tom Bergeron (Dancing With the Stars)
Best Animated Series | Archer (FX)
Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries | Zachary Quinto (American Horror Story: Asylum)
Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries | Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Asylum)
Best Movie/Miniseries | Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series | Michael Cudlitz (Southland)
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series | Monica Potter (Parenthood)
Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series | Jane Fonda (The Newsroom)
Best Drama Series | Game of Thrones (HBO), Breaking Bad (AMC)
Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries | Elisabeth Moss (Top of the Lake)
Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries | Michael Douglas (Behind the Candelabra)
Best Actress in a Comedy Series | Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)
Best Actor in a Comedy Series | Louis CK (Louie)
Best Actress in a Drama Series | Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black)
Best Actor in a Drama Series | Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
Icon Award | Bob Newhart
Best TV Moment (voted by fans) | Michael Scott’s return to The Office
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association also released its list of “Most Exciting New Series”: FX’s The Bridge, Showtime’s Masters of Sex, ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., NBC’s The Michael J. Fox Show, Showtime’s Ray Donovan and CBS’ Under the Dome.