Frances McDormand, Sarah Paulson, Jeffrey Tambor Among Winners of Critics’ Choice Television Awards

News   Frances McDormand, Sarah Paulson, Jeffrey Tambor Among Winners of Critics’ Choice Television Awards
 
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced the winners of the Critics’ Choice Television Awards May 31.

Eighteen of the best series in television were honored at the Beverly Hilton Hotel at a star-studded gala awards show, which was broadcast live on A&E. Cat Deeley ("So You Think You Can Dance") hosted.

HBO was the most awarded network with seven wins, followed by FX with four wins.

"Olive Kitteridge" (HBO) was the most honored program with three wins, including an award for stage and screen star Frances McDormand. For the second year in a row, Allison Janney was awarded Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in "Mom" (CBS).

Frances McDormand in "Olive Kitteridge"
Frances McDormand in "Olive Kitteridge" Photo by HBO

"The Americans" (FX) won Best Drama Series, while "Silicon Valley" (HBO) won Best Comedy Series. Bob Odenkirk and Jeffrey Tambor were awarded Best Actor in a Drama Series for "Better Call Saul" (AMC) and Best Actor in a Comedy Series for "Transparent" (Amazon), respectively.

The complete list of winners follows:

  • Best Drama Series: "The Americans" (FX)
  • Best Actor in a Drama Series: Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul" (AMC)
  • Best Actress in a Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson, "Empire" (FOX)
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Jonathan Banks, "Better Call Saul" (AMC)
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Lorraine Toussaint, "Orange Is the New Black" (Netflix)
  • Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series: Sam Elliott, "Justified" (FX)
  • Best Comedy Series: "Silicon Valley" (HBO)
  • Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent" (Amazon)
  • Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Amy Schumer, "Inside Amy Schumer" (Comedy Central)
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: T.J. Miller, "Silicon Valley" (HBO)
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Allison Janney, "Mom" (CBS)
  • Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series: Bradley Whitford, "Transparent" (Amazon)
  • Best Movie Made for Television: "Bessie" (HBO)
  • Best Limited Series: "Olive Kitteridge" (HBO)
  • Best Actor in a Movie or Limited Series: David Oyelowo, "Nightingale" (HBO)
  • Best Actress in a Movie or Limited Series: Frances McDormand, "Olive Kitteridge" (HBO)
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Limited Series: Bill Murray, "Olive Kitteridge" (HBO)
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Limited Series: Sarah Paulson, "American Horror Story: Freak Show" (FX)
  • Best Reality Series: "Shark Tank" (ABC)
  • Best Reality Competition Series: "Face Off" (Syfy)
  • Best Reality Series Host: Cat Deeley, "So You Think You Can Dance" (FOX)
  • Best Talk Show: "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" (Comedy Central)
  • Best Animated Series: "Archer" (FX)
  • Critics’ Choice LOUIS XIII Genius Award: Seth MacFarlane
  • Most Exciting New Series: "American Crime Story" (FX), "Aquarius" (NBC), "Blindspot" (NBC), "Minority Report" (FOX), "The Muppets" (ABC), "Scream Queens" (FOX), "Supergirl" (CBS) and "UnREAL" (Lifetime)
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