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Even though it’s only in it’s second year, the Critics Choice TV Awards are already proving to be one of the leading authorities on small screen entertainment today.
The big award show is coming up on June 18, and the nominations were just announced, so let’s chat a little about the nominees.
Leading the pack this year is NBC’s comedy Community, which nabbed 6 nominations: Best Comedy, Best Actor for Joel McHale, 2 nominations for Best Supporting Actor for Danny Pudi and Jim Rash, and 2 nominations Best Supporting Actress for Alison Brie and Gillian Jacobs.
Right behind Community is Parks and Rec with 5 nominations, for Best Comedy, Best Actress for Amy Poehler, Best Supporting Actor for Nick Offerman, and 2 nods for Best Guest Performer for Kathryn Hahn and Paul Rudd.
Tying it up over on the dramatic side of things is AMC’s Mad Men, who also scored 5 nominations. The acclaimed show about the chaotic world of advertising saw some love in the Best Drama category, with individual nods for Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, John Slattery, and Christina Hendricks.
Matching Mad Men’s 5 nominations is Breaking Bad for Best Drama, and individual nods for Bryan Cranston, Giancarlo Esposito, Aaron Paul, and Anna Gunn.
Other shows you can look forward to seeing going toe to toe at this year’s show are Girls, The Good Wife, Modern Family, New Girl, and Game of Thrones.
As for snubs, shows like Glee, 30 Rock, and The Office went completely unnoticed.
Dancing with the Stars went ignored but it’s host, Tom Bergeron didn’t, scoring himself a Best Host nomination.
American Idol won best reality show last year, yet wasn’t even nominated this year.
For the complete list of nominees, we’ll post a link below in the description box—we’ll be sure to keep you posted on who takes home the coveted trophies when they’re announced on June 18th in Los Angeles.
Til then, you gotta vote for all your favorites below in the comments section—are you rooting for Parks and Rec or Community? Mad Men or Breaking Bad?
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