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2011 Critics’ Choice Television Awards Nominations Announced

June 6, 2011 by  

Have you ever felt your favorite show/actor/actress was denied the awards love they richly deserved? The Broadcast Television Journalists Association felt your pain.

BTJA created the Critics’ Choice Television Awards and several beloved, yet repeatedly overlooked, shows have made the cut (FRINGE and FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS!). And yes, a few award show darlings (MAD MEN, MODERN FAMILY and GLEE) are among the contendors as well.

Take a look at the nominees…

Best Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire – HBO
Dexter – Showtime
Friday Night Lights – DirecTV
Fringe – FOX
Game of Thrones – HBO
The Good Wife – CBS
Justified – FX
The Killing – AMC
Mad Men – AMC
The Walking Dead – AMC

Best Actor in a Drama Series
Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire – HBO
Kyle Chandler – Friday Night Lights – DirecTV
Michael C. Hall – Dexter – Showtime
Jon Hamm – Mad Men – AMC
William H. Macy – Shameless – Showtime
Timothy Olyphant – Justified – FX

Best Actress in a Drama Series
Connie Britton – Friday Night Lights – DirecTV
Mireille Enos – The Killing – AMC
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife – CBS
Elisabeth Moss – Mad Men – AMC
Katey Sagal – Sons of Anarchy – FX
Anna Torv – Fringe – FOX

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Alan Cumming – The Good Wife – CBS
Walton Goggins – Justified – FX
Shawn Hatosy – Southland – TNT
John Noble – Fringe – FOX
Michael Pitt – Boardwalk Empire – HBO
John Slattery – Mad Men – AMC

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Michelle Forbes – The Killing – AMC
Christina Hendricks – Mad Men – AMC
Margo Martindale – Justified – FX
Kelly Macdonald – Boardwalk Empire – HBO
Archie Panjabi – The Good Wife – CBS
Chloë Sevigny – Big Love – HBO

Best Reality Series
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition – ABC
Hoarders – A&E
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills – Bravo
Sister Wives – TLC
Undercover Boss – CBS

Best Reality Series – Competition
The Amazing Race – CBS
American Idol – FOX
Dancing with the Stars – ABC
Project Runway – Lifetime
RuPaul’s Drag Race – Logo
Top Chef – Bravo

Best Reality Show Host
Tom Bergeron – Dancing with the Stars – ABC
Cat Deeley – So You Think You Can Dance – FOX
Ty Pennington – Extreme Makeover: Home Edition – ABC
Mike Rowe – Dirty Jobs – Discovery
Ryan Seacrest – American Idol – FOX

Best Talk Show
Chelsea Lately – E!
The Daily Show – Comedy Central
The Ellen DeGeneres Show – Warner Bros.
Jimmy Kimmel Live! – ABC
The Oprah Winfrey Show – Harpo

Best Comedy Series
Archer – FX
The Big Bang Theory – CBS
Community – NBC
Glee – FOX
Louie – FX
The Middle – ABC
Modern Family – ABC
The Office – NBC
Parks and Recreation – NBC
30 Rock – NBC

Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock – NBC
Steve Carell – The Office – NBC
Louis C.K. – Louie – FX
Charlie Day – It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – FX
Joel McHale – Community – NBC
Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory – CBS

Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Courteney Cox – Cougar Town – ABC
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie – Showtime
Tina Fey – 30 Rock – NBC
Patricia Heaton – The Middle – ABC
Martha Plimpton – Raising Hope – FOX
Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation – NBC

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell – Modern Family – ABC
Neil Patrick Harris – How I Met Your Mother – CBS
Nick Offerman – Parks and Recreation – NBC
Ed O’Neill – Modern Family – ABC
Danny Pudi – Community – NBC
Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family – ABC

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Julie Bowen – Modern Family – ABC
Jane Krakowski – 30 Rock – NBC
Jane Lynch – Glee – FOX
Busy Philipps – Cougar Town – ABC
Eden Sher – The Middle – ABC
Sofía Vergara – Modern Family – ABC

What do you think of the nominees?

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13 Responses to “2011 Critics’ Choice Television Awards Nominations Announced”

  1. Cortexifan on June 6th, 2011 10:03 am

    Fringe!! Anna Torv!! John Noble!!
    Finally some nominations for the best show on TV. All the best to them. And all the awards. They deserve them.
    Fringe Rocks!

  2. Fenly on June 6th, 2011 10:07 am

    Peter Dinklage was robbed.

  3. Kelly on June 6th, 2011 10:13 am

    Very tickled to see Archer nominated; it’s one of the funniest shows on television and I’m glad it got a little respect!

  4. Casey on June 6th, 2011 10:17 am

    This is an awesome list! The only name I’m surprised not to see up there is Chris Colfer for supporting-I know this wasn’t as funny of a season as the first, but he tends to be a critics darling

  5. April on June 6th, 2011 11:18 am

    Very disappointed to see that Castle did not get recognized. Such a great show but doesn’t get the recognition it deserves.

  6. *O*Livia on June 7th, 2011 9:39 am

    I’m so pround of the Torv’s nomination!!! But John Noble is no a supportive actor, he is a main character in Fringe!!!!
    kisses from italy!!

  7. Shoot the Critic on June 7th, 2011 4:33 pm

    Breaking Bad is missing! So are HBO drama-fantasy True Blood and FX comedy It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (other than a very deserving nominee for Charlie Day, who should win). The ones I’d like to see win include Mad Men (as well as Hamm and Moss), Parks and Recreation (+ Poehler and Offerman), Justified (the supporting cast), and Friday Night Lights (Chandler).

    – Shoot the Critic

  8. ToastwithJAM on June 9th, 2011 3:30 pm

    Jane Krakowski over Christa Miller on Cougar Town? I don’t think so! I also wish that Psych would get some love (WHAT?) for Dule Hill and James Roday, and…sorry for FOX’s incompetence and cancellation of The Good Guys, but Bradley Whitford was hilarious on that show and I reallly enjoyed it! I wish USA would have picked it up..Characters Welcome! I love the cable shows in the summertime!

    AND…biggest oversight is not nominating SYTYCD as best Reality Competition! Duh, I think it’s a more emotional and enjoyable show than, say…TOP CHEF. It’s not like we have smellevision and can experience that show like we can really feel connected to SYTYCD’s awesome performances! At least Cat Deely was nominated and NOT Jeff Probst with his 2011Year-Of-Boston-Rob-Ass-Kissing!

  9. ToastwithJAM on June 9th, 2011 3:34 pm

    Oh, and I wish I knew which seasons were being nominated at these awards shows. If Mad Men’s “The Suitcase” episode is submitted this year, Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss need to prepare acceptance speeches. I was shocked that they didn’t win at last year’s Emmy’s but maybe they weren’t in the running with that episode last year.

    Also, I think The Office and Steve Carell had a stellar season overall. I can’t wait to see Pam as the new branch manager next season (mark my words…Pam FTW!)

  10. Nelly Lim on June 10th, 2011 12:03 am

    Hope Tim Olyphant wins Best Actor Award. His portrayal of Raylan Givens is totally amazing! High time Hollywood gives him the recognition he so richly deserves!

  11. Guest on June 10th, 2011 7:43 am

    Great to see Anna Torv nominated, the most fascinating, versatile actress ;
    no other actress has done this year what Anna Torv has done, not only Olivia and Fauxlivia, but also the one thinking being the other, and the one pretending to be the other and the older version and Bellivia.
    And all the emotional journey she went through, amazing range.

    Hopefully the Emmy voters take note.

  12. Rita Sioros on June 18th, 2011 8:56 am

    Very disappointed that Bones is not on the list. It does not get the recognition it deserves. All the actors on the show do a Great Job. Emily and David should be on that list.

  13. Judy Tolli on June 21st, 2011 3:46 pm

    Where is Castle on this list? Stana Katic and Nathan Fillion are just wonderful on this show! The season finale was just written ,directed, and performed perfectly. There should be Emmy nominations for both Stana Katic and Rubin Santiago Hudson for this show. It really showed what great actors can do.