2014 Critics' Choice TV Awards: 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Good Wife' and 3 More Lead Nominations
2014 Critics' Choice TV Awards: 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Good Wife' and 3 More Lead Nominations
Jeff Dodge
Jeff Dodge
Staff Writer, BuddyTV
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association has announced nominations for the 2014 Critics' Choice TV Awards, and both network and cable TV lead the field. The Big Bang Theory, The Good Wife, Fargo, Masters of Sex and the recent HBO film The Normal Heart are tied for the most nods with five each.

The Americans, Breaking Bad, Orange is the New Black and Sherlock: His Last Vow all have four nominations.

Among the networks, FX is in the lead with 19 nominations, followed by HBO at 18. Last year, these two were in the top two slots as well, except HBO was in the first.

On the comedy side, Louie and star Louis CK are being recognized, as well as Robin Williams, star of the now-cancelled The Crazy Ones, Veep's Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tony Hale, The Goldberg's Wendi McLendon-Covey and Parks and Rec's Amy Poehler.

For dramas, other nominations include Game of Thrones, True Detective's Matthew McConaughey, Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany, Scandal's Bellamy Young and American Horror Story's Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates.

Outside of scripted shows, The Voice is competing against The Amazing Race, Survivor and others for Best Reality Series -- Competition. For Best Reality Host, Dancing with the Stars' Tom Bergeron, The Voice's Carson Daly and So You Think You Can Dance's Cat Deeley are all up for awards.

And in the Best Talk Show category, every nominee is a late night show except for one: The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

"As television journalists, BTJA members live and breathe TV, and we're excited to share our top picks from an immensely rich and diverse year of programming," BTJA President Joey Berlin said in a statement. "2014 has been a successful year for cable and broadcast as well as content on platforms such as Netflix and Hulu, and we look forward to celebrating all of these amazing shows and performances."

The 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards airs Thursday, June 19 at 8pm on The CW, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer.

Here is the complete list of nominees:

Best Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory
Broad City
Louie
Orange is the New Black
Silicon Valley
Veep

Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Louis CK, Louie
Chris Messina, The Mindy Project
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Adam Scott, Parks and Recreation
Robin Williams, The Crazy Ones

Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Ilana Glazer, Broad City
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Wendi McLendon-Covey, The Goldbergs
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Emmy Rossum, Shameless

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Keith David, Enlisted
Tony Hale, Veep
Albert Tsai, Trophy Wife
Christopher Evan Welch, Silicon Valley
Jeremy Allen White, Shameless

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Laverne, Cox, Orange is the New Black
Kaley Cuoco, The Big Bang Theory
Allison Janney, Mom
Kate Mulgrew, Orange is the New Black
Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie

Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black
Sarah Baker, Louie
James Earl Jones, The Big Bang Theory
Mimi Kennedy, Mom
Andrew Rannells, Girls
Lauren Weedman, Looking

Best Drama Series
The Americans
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Masters of Sex
True Detective

Best Actor in a Drama Series
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Hugh Dancy, Hannibal
Freddie Highmore, Bates Motel
Matthew McConaughey, True Detective
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Michael Sheen, Masters of Sex

Best Actress in a Drama Series
Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex
Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Keri Russell, The Americans
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Josh Charles, The Good Wife
Walton Goggins, Justified
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Peter Sarsgaard, The Killing
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan
Jeffrey Wright, Boardwalk Empire

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Annet Mahendru, The Americans
Melissa McBride, The Walking Dead
Maggie Siff, Sons of Anarchy
Bellamy Young, Scandal

Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series
Beau Bridges, Masters of Sex
Walton Goggins, Sons of Anarchy
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
Joe Morton, Scandal
Carrie Preston, The Good Wife
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones

Best Movie
An Adventure in Space and Time
Burton and Taylor
Killing Kennedy
The Normal Heart
Sherlock: His Last Vow
The Trip to Bountiful

Best Miniseries
American Horror Story: Coven
Bonnie and Clyde
Dancing on the Edge
Fargo
The Hollow Crown
Luther

Best Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
David Bradley, An Adventure in Space and Time
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge
Martin Freeman, Fargo
Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart
Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo

Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor
Minnie Driver, Return to Zero
Whoopi Goldberg, A Day Late and a Dollar Short
Holliday Grainger, Bonnie and Clyde
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful

Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart
Warren Brown, Luther
Martin Freeman, Sherlock: His Last Vow
Colin Hanks, Fargo
Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart
Blair Underwood, The Trip to Bountiful

Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
Amanda Abbington, Sherlock, His Last Vow
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven
Ellen Burstyn, Flowers in the Attic
Jessica Raine, An Adventure in Space and Time
Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart
Allison Tolman, Fargo

Best Reality Series
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Deadliest Catch
Duck Dynasty
Mythbusters
Top Gear
Undercover Boss

Best Reality Series -- Competition
The Amazing Race
Project Runway
Shark Tank
Survivor
Top Chef
The Voice

Best Reality Host
Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars
Carson Daly, The Voice
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Gordon Ramsay, MasterChef
RuPaul, RuPaul's Drag Race
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Best Talk Show
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
The Colbert Report
Conan

Best Animated Series
Archer
Bob's Burgers
The Simpsons
Family Guy
Phineas and Ferb
Adventure Time

Nominations for The Most Exciting New Series category will be announced on June 9.


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