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Critics’ Choice Award Nominations 2013: ‘Game Of Thrones’ & More TV

Wed, May 22, 2013 10:42am EDT by Andy Swift 1 Comment
Critics' Choice Awards 2013
Courtesy of PBS, HBO

Some of our favorites are up for 2013 CCAs! Which shows and stars are you rooting for?

You won’t find any guilty pleasures on this list. The annual Critics’ Choice Awards celebrate the cream of the crop in entertainment, and this year’s list of nominations is no exception. With shows like Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey, and stars like Zooey Deschanel and Sutton Foster, it’s hard not to be in awe of all the talent in the 2013 nominees.

2013 Critics Choice Awards Nominees — TV

Best Comedy Series:
The Big Bang Theory
The Middle
New Girl
Parks and Recreation

Best Actor, Comedy Series:
Don Cheadle (House of Lies)
Louis C.K. (Louie)
Jake Johnson (New Girl)
Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory)
Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation)
Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory)

Best Actress, Comedy Series:
Laura Dern (Enlightened)
Zooey Deschanel (New Girl)
Lena Dunham (Girls)
Sutton Foster (Bunheads)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)
Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation)

Best Supporting Actor, Comedy Series:
Max Greenfield (New Girl)
Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory)
Alex Karpovsky (Girls)
Adam Pally (Happy Endings)
Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation)
Danny Pudi (Community)

Best Supporting Actress, Comedy Series:
Carly Chaikin (Suburgatory)
Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory)
Sarah Hyland (Modern Family)
Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory)
Eden Sher (The Middle)
Casey Wilson (Happy Endings)

Best Guest Performer, Comedy Series:
Melissa Leo (Louie)
David Lynch (Louie)
Bob Newhart (The Big Bang Theory)
Patton Oswalt (Parks and Recreation)
Molly Shannon (Enlightened)
Patrick Wilson (Girls)

Best Drama Series:
The Americans 
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife

Best Actor, Drama Series:
Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
Damian Lewis (Homeland)
Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead)
Timothy Olyphant (Justified)
Matthew Rhys (The Americans)
Kevin Spacey (House of Cards)

Best Actress, Drama Series:
Claire Danes (Homeland)
Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel)
Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife)
Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black)
Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men)
Keri Russell (The Americans)

Best Supporting Actor, Drama Series:
Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad)
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones)
Michael Cudlitz (Southland)
Noah Emmerich (The Americans)
Walton Goggins (Justified)
Corey Stoll (House of Cards)

Best Supporting Actress, Drama Series:
Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter)
Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones)
Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad)
Regina King (Southland)
Monica Potter (Parenthood)
Abigail Spencer (Rectify)

Best Guest Performer, Drama Series:
Jim Beaver (Justified)
Jane Fonda (The Newsroom)
Martha Plimpton (The Good Wife)
Carrie Preston (The Good Wife)
Diana Rigg (Game of Thrones)
Jimmy Smits (Sons of Anarchy)

Best Movie or Miniseries:
American Horror Story: Asylum
Behind the Candelabra
The Crimson Petal and the White
The Hour
Political Animals
Top of the Lake

Best Actor, Movie or Miniseries:
Benedict Cumberbatch (Parade’s End)
Matt Damon (Behind the Candelabra)
Michael Douglas (Behind the Candelabra)
Toby Jones (The Girl)
Al Pacino (Phil Spector)
Dominic West (The Hour)

Best Actress, Movie or Miniseries:
Angela Bassett (Betty & Coretta)
Romola Garai (The Hour)
Rebecca Hall (Parade’s End)
Jessica Lange (American Horror Story: Asylum)
Elisabeth Moss (Top of the Lake)
Sigourney Weaver (Political Animals)

Best Supporting Actor, Movie or Miniseries:
James Cromwell (American Horror Story: Asylum)
Peter Mullan (Top of the Lake)
Zachary Quinto (American Horror Story: Asylum)
Sebastian Stan (Political Animals)
David Wenham (Top of the Lake)
Thomas M. Wright (Top of the Lake)

Best Supporting Actress, Movie or Miniseries:
Ellen Burstyn (Political Animals)
Sienna Miller (The Girl)
Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Asylum)
Lily Rabe (American Horror Story: Asylum)
Imelda Staunton (The Girl)
Alfre Woodard (Steel Magnolias)

Best Reality Series:
Duck Dynasty 
The Moment 
Pawn Stars
Push Girls
Small Town Security 
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan 

Best Reality Series — Competition:
Face Off 
Shark Tank 
So You Think You Can Dance 
The Voice

Best Reality Host:
Tom Bergeron (Dancing With the Stars)
Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance)
Gordon Ramsay (Hell’s Kitchen/Masterchef)
RuPaul (RuPaul’s Drag Race)
Ryan Seacrest (American Idol)
Kurt Warner (The Moment)

Best Talk Show:
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart 
The Ellen DeGeneres Show 
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Best Animated Series:
Adventure Time 
Phineas and Ferb 
Regular Show 
The Simpsons 
Star Wars: The Clone Wars

So, HollywoodLifers, which shows and stars are you going to be rooting for June 10?

— Andy Swift

News On This Year’s Nominees:

  1. ‘Game Of Thrones’ Recap: Tyrion’s Wedding Ends In Death Threats
  2. ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 4 Premiere Date Revealed
  3. Zooey Deschanel: How You Can Get Lush, Shiny Hair Like Hers — Video