The Television Critics Association's 2013 summer press tour is now over, with the networks providing teasers, previews and spoilers for all our favorite shows, including new ones debuting in the fall. As part of this event, they held their annual TCA Awards, and the 2013 winners have now been announced.
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When the nominations were unveiled
back in June, The Americans
and Breaking Bad
led the pack with four and three nominations, respectively. Both came away as winners, with the hit AMC drama that's set this end this summer left with the top prize: Program of the Year. Game of Thrones
won big on the drama side for Outstanding Achievement in Drama.
One of the categories resulted in a tie. For Outstanding Achievement in Comedy, both The Big Bang Theory
and Parks and Recreation
For reality TV, some big shows like The Voice
, The Amazing Race
and The Glee Project
were in the running, but it was Shark Tank
that came out on top here, a show that's always been reliable in the ratings for the network considering it airs on Friday nights.
The Heritage Award goes to a show that has "culturally or socially impacted society," as noted in a press release. All in the Family
beat out Lost
, Saturday Night Live
, Star Trek
and Twin Peaks
. And Barbara Walters, who has announced she's retiring next year, earned the Career Achievement Award.TCA Tour: Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Spoilers -- Introducing a Kick-Ass Alice >>>
Here is the complete list of winners:Program of the YearBreaking BadOutstanding Achievement in DramaGame of ThronesOutstanding Achievement in Comedy -- TieThe Big Bang Theory
Parks and RecreationIndividual Achievement in Drama
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan BlackIndividual Achievement in Comedy
Louis C.K., LouieOutstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and SpecialsBehind the CandelabraOutstanding Achievement in Reality ProgrammingShark TankOutstanding New ProgramThe AmericansOutstanding Achievement in News and InformationThe Central Park FiveOutstanding Achievement in Youth ProgrammingBunheadsThe Heritage AwardAll in the FamilyCareer Achievement Award
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