Awards News: Critics' Choice Nominations
From CriticsChoice.com: THE BROADCAST TELEVISION JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES NOMINATIONS FOR 3rd ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE TELEVISION AWARDS
HBO AND FX SCORE MOST NOMINATIONS
The Big Bang Theory and American Horror Story: Asylum are Most Nominated Programs
Parks and Recreation Star Retta to Host
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) today announced nominations for the 3rd annual Critics' Choice Television Awards, which will be held the evening of Monday, June 10, 2013 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. For the first time the award show will be webcast live on UStream at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/critics-choice-television-awards.
Fan favorite actress and stand-up comedian Retta, currently appearing as Donna Meagle on Parks and Recreation, will host. She has appeared in numerous films and television shows, and has performed on Comedy Central's Premium Blend.
HBO led the networks in most nominations with 21, followed closely by FX, which collected 19. Topping the list of nominated series are The Big Bang Theory (CBS) and American Horror Story: Asylum (FX) with six nominations each. Other series with multiple nominations include Parks and Recreation (NBC) and Top of the Lake (Sundance) with five each and The Americans (FX), Breaking Bad (AMC), Game of Thrones (HBO), The Good Wife (CBS), Louie (FX), New Girl (FOX) and Political Animals (USA) with four each.
"This year's nominations reflect the expanding definition of television, with nominated programs and performances representing new platforms as well as broadcast and cable," said BTJA President Joey Berlin. "As evidenced by nominations for the third annual Critics' Choice Television Awards, television continues to be a rich and diverse source of high quality entertainment."
For a complete list of nominees, click here.