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'Community' and NBC lead Critics' Choice Awards nominations

June 05, 2012|By Patrick Kevin Day
  • From left, Gillian Jacobs, Yvette Nicole Brown, Alison Brie and Danny Pudi.
From left, Gillian Jacobs, Yvette Nicole Brown, Alison Brie and Danny Pudi. (Lewis Jacobs / NBC )

NBC and its beloved but low-rated comedy"Community" received a bit of a boost Tuesday morning when the nominations for the second annual Critics' Choice Television Awards were announced and both the show and its network led all other nominees.

"Community" was the most nominated individual show, with six nods, while NBC led all other networks with 14 nominations. It even beat out Emmy favorite HBO, which had 12 nominations and led all cable channels.

ABC received 13 nominations and Fox received 12."Mad Men" and"Parks and Recreation" were also favorites, with five nominations each.

The winners, selected by the Broadcast Television Journalists Assn., will be handed out at the awards dinner on June 18 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The full list of nominees:

Best Drama Series

"Breaking Bad"– AMC

"Downton Abbey"– PBS

"Game of Thrones"– HBO

"The Good Wife"– CBS

"Homeland"– Showtime

"Mad Men" – AMC

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Bryan Cranston – "Breaking Bad" – AMC

Kelsey Grammer –"Boss" – Starz

Jon Hamm – "Mad Men" - AMC

Charlie Hunnam – "Sons of Anarchy" – FX

Damian Lewis – "Homeland" – Showtime

Timothy Olyphant –"Justified" – FX

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Danes – "Homeland" – Showtime

Michelle Dockery – "Downton Abbey" - PBS

Julianna Margulies – "The Good Wife" – CBS

Elisabeth Moss – "Mad Men" – AMC

Emmy Rossum –"Shameless" – Showtime

Katey Sagal – "Sons of Anarchy" – FX

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Peter Dinklage – "Game of Thrones" – HBO

Giancarlo Esposito – "Breaking Bad" – AMC

Neal McDonough – "Justified" – FX

John Noble –"Fringe" – FOX

Aaron Paul – "Breaking Bad" - AMC

John Slattery – "Mad Men" – AMC

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Christine Baranski – "The Good Wife" – CBS

Anna Gunn – "Breaking Bad" - AMC

Christina Hendricks – "Mad Men" – AMC

Regina King – "Southland" - TNT

Kelly Macdonald –"Boardwalk Empire" – HBO

Maggie Siff – "Sons of Anarchy" – FX

Guest Performer in a Drama Series

Dylan Baker – "Damages" – DirecTV

Jere Burns – "Justified" – FX

Loretta Devine – "Grey’s Anatomy" – ABC

Lucy Liu – "Southland" – TNT

Carrie Preston – "The Good Wife" – CBS

Chloe Webb – "Shameless" – Showtime

Best Reality Series

"Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations"– Travel Channel

"Hoarders" – A&E

"Sister Wives" – TLC

"Kitchen Nightmares"– FOX

"Pawn Stars" – History

"Undercover Boss"– CBS

Best Reality Series – Competition

"The Pitch" – AMC

"Shark Tank"– ABC

"So You Think You Can Dance"– FOX

"The Voice"– NBC

"Chopped"– FOOD

"The Amazing Race"- CBS

Reality Show Host

Tom Bergeron –"Dancing With the Stars" – ABC

Nick Cannon – "America’s Got Talent" - NBC

Cat Deeley – "So You Think You Can Dance" – FOX

Phil Keoghan – "The Amazing Race" - CBS

RuPaul – "RuPaul’s Drag Race" - Logo

Best Talk Show

"Conan"- TBS

"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" – Comedy Central

"Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" - NBC

"Jimmy Kimmel Live!"– ABC

"The View"- ABC

Best Comedy Series

"The Big Bang Theory"– CBS

"Community" – NBC

"Girls"– HBO

"Modern Family"– ABC

"New Girl"– FOX

"Parks and Recreation" – NBC

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Don Cheadle –"House of Lies" – Showtime

Louis C.K.– "Louie" – FX

Larry David –"Curb Your Enthusiasm" – HBO

Garret Dillahunt –"Raising Hope" – FOX

Joel McHale – "Community" – NBC

Jim Parsons – "The Big Bang Theory" – CBS

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Zooey Deschanel – "New Girl" – FOX

Lena Dunham – "Girls" – HBO

Julia Louis-Dreyfus– "Veep" - HBO

Martha Plimpton – "Raising Hope" – FOX

Amy Poehler – "Parks and Recreation" – NBC

Ashley Rickards – "Awkward"– MTV

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Ty Burrell – "Modern Family" – ABC

Max Greenfield – "New Girl" – FOX

Nick Offerman – "Parks and Recreation" – NBC

Danny Pudi – "Community" – NBC

Jim Rash – "Community" – NBC

Damon Wayans Jr.–"Happy Endings"– ABC

Supporting Actress in a Comedy

Julie Bowen – "Modern Family" – ABC

Alison Brie – "Community" – NBC

Cheryl Hines –"Suburgatory"– ABC

Gillian Jacobs – "Community" – NBC

Eden Sher –"The Middle" – ABC

Casey Wilson – "Happy Endings" – ABC

Guest Performer in a Comedy Series

Becky Ann Baker – "Girls" – HBO

Bobby Cannavale – "Modern Family" – ABC

Kathryn Hahn – "Parks and Recreation" – NBC

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