Critics’ Choice Television Award Winners (Complete List)

Critics' Choice Television Award Winners (Complete List)

HBO

Multiple-award winners include “Orange Is the New Black,” “Fargo,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Normal Heart,” “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” and Allison Janney

The stars were out for the 2014 Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which kicked off at 8/7c on The CW Thursday night. Cedric the Entertainer was on hand to host the fourth annual ceremony, which saw FX lead the field with 19 nominations. Awards-show favorite HBO came in a close second with 18 total nominations.

Also read: 8 Questions With ‘Breaking Bad’ Star Dean Norris: Emmy Contender Quickie

Allison Tolman went from virtual unknown to award-winning actress when she nabbed an award for Best Supporting Actress in a Mini-Series or Movie for her work on FX's “Fargo,” beating out such Hollywood luminaries as Kathy Bates, Ellen Burstyn, and Julia Roberts. Her co-stars Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman faced off for Best Actor, with Thornton coming out on top, while “Fargo” also took honors as Best Mini-Series.

Despite it's limited run, HBO's “True Detective” competed in the drama category, where Matthew McConaughey won in the category of Best Actor in a Drama Series. On the Best Actress side, it was more accolades for Tatiana Maslany's mind-bending performances as a whole slew of clones on “Orphan Black” as she took home the trophy. “Breaking Bad” took home Best Drama for its final season, with Aaron Paul nabbing victory for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Also read: Mariska Hargitay on Her Most Challenging ‘L&O: SVU’ Season Yet: Even a Bad-Ass Can Be a Victim

Netflix's “Orange is the New Black” made a strong presence in the comedy category, winning in all three categories it had nominations. Kate Mulgrew shared Best Supporting Actress with Allison Janney for “Mom” — Janney also won for her work on “Masters of Sex” — in a category that also saw her “Orange” co-star Laverne Cox nominated. Uzo Aduba won for her guest performance on the show, while the show took Best Comedy overall.

Lead acting comedy wins went to Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory”) and Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep”). Andre Braugher nabbed a tropy for his supporting work on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.  Neil deGrasse Tyson won Best Reality Host for his work on “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” which also won Best Reality series. “Shark Tank” took Best Reality – Competition series.

Also read: 8 Questions With ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ Star Evan Peters: Emmy Contender Quickie

HBO's “The Normal Heart” also performed very well at the ceremony, earning nods as Best Movie and for Matt Bomer as Best Supporting Actor in a Mini-Series or Movie. Other winners include Bellamy Young (“Scandal”), Andre Braugher (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), Neil deGrasse Tyson (“Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey”), and Jessica Lange (“American Horror Story: Coven”).

Here's a full list of winners and nominees:

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine *WINNER
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
Allison Janney, Mom* WINNER (TIE)
Kate Mulgrew, Orange Is the New Black* WINNER (TIE)
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Laverne Cox, Orange Is the New Black
Kaley Cuoco, The Big Bang Theory
Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie

Also read: ‘White Queen's’ Janet McTeer: I'm Not ‘as Serious as People Think I Am’

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE OR MINI-SERIES
Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart *WINNER
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 MINI-SERIES
Allison Tolman, Fargo *WINNER
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

Also read: 8 Questions With ‘Breaking Bad's’ Laura Fraser: Emmy Contender Quickie

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A DRAMA SERIES
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex *WINNER
Beau Bridges, Masters of Sex
Walton Goggins, Sons of Anarchy
Joe Morton, Scandal
Carrie Preston, The Good Wife
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A COMEDY SERIES
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black *WINNER
Sarah Baker, Louie
James Earl Jones, The Big Bang Theory
Mimi Kennedy, Mom
Andrew Rannells, Girls
Lauren Weedman, Looking

Also read: 8 Questions With ‘Ray Donovan's’ Dash Mihok: Emmy Contender Quickie

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad *WINNER
Josh Charles, The Good Wife
Walton Goggins, Justified
Peter Sarsgaard, The Killing
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan
Jeffrey Wright, Boardwalk Empire

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Bellamy Young, Scandal *WINNER
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Annet Mahendru, The Americans
Melissa McBride, The Walking Dead
Maggie Siff, Sons of Anarchy

Also read: 8 Questions With ‘Scandal’ Star Bellamy Young: Emmy Contender Quickie

BEST COMEDY SERIES
Orange Is the New Black* WINNER
The Big Bang Theory
Louie
Silicon Valley
Veep

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory* WINNER
Louis CK, Louie
Chris Messina, The Mindy Project
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley
Adam Scott, Parks and Recreation
Robin Williams, The Crazy Ones

Also read: Andy Samberg Wants Some ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Action: ‘I'm Hoping That Eventually Someone Fires a Gun’

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep* WINNER
Ilana Glazer, Broad City
Wendi McLendon-Covey, The Goldbergs
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Emmy Rossum, Shameless

BEST DRAMA SERIES
Breaking Bad* WINNER
The Americans
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Masters of Sex
True Detective

Also read: 8 Questions With ‘Scandal’ Star Kerry Washington: Emmy Contender Quickie

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Matthew McConaughey, True Detective* WINNER
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Hugh Dancy, Hannibal
Freddie Highmore, Bates Motel
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Michael Sheen, Masters of Sex

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black* WINNER
Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex
Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Keri Russell, The Americans
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Also read: Why Mark Ruffalo Didn't Want to Play Larry Kramer in ‘The Normal Heart’ at First

BEST MOVIE
The Normal Heart* WINNER
An Adventure in Space and Time
Burton and Taylor
Killing Kennedy
Sherlock: His Last Vow
The Trip to Bountiful

BEST MINI-SERIES
Fargo* WINNER
American Horror Story: Coven
Bonnie & Clyde
Dancing on the Edge
The Hollow Crown
Luther

Also read: ‘Key & Peele's’ Keegan-Michael Key Talks Emmy Race, ‘Fargo,’ ‘Police Academy’ Reboot

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE OR MINI-SERIES
Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo* WINNER
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

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE OR MINI-SERIES
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven* WINNER
Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor
Minnie Driver, Return to Zero
Whoopi Goldberg, A Day Late and a Dollar Short
Holliday Grainger, Bonnie & Clyde
Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful

Also read: Lifetime's ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ Costume Designer Reveals Secrets to Movie's Killer Fashion

BEST REALITY SERIES
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey* WINNER
Deadliest Catch
Duck Dynasty
Mythbusters
Top Gear
Undercover Boss

BEST REALITY SERIES – COMPETITION
Shark Tank* WINNER
The Amazing Race
Project Runway
Survivor
Top Chef
The Voice

Also read: 6 Questions With ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Star Joe Lo Truglio: Emmy Contender Quickie

BEST REALITY HOST
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey* WINNER
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

BEST TALK SHOW
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon* WINNER
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
The Colbert Report
Conan

Also read: 5 Questions With ‘Burn Notice’ Star Sharon Gless: Emmy Contender Quickie

BEST ANIMATED SERIES
Archer* WINNER
Bob's Burgers
The Simpsons
Family Guy
Phineas and Ferb
Adventure Time

LOUIS XIII GENIUS AWARD
Ryan Murphy