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2013 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones, New Girl and More Earn Nominations

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The critics have made their choice!

Nominees for the 3rd Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards have been unveiled, and the Broadcast TV Journalists Association did a might fine job spreading the nomination wealth, recognizing series such as Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones, New Girl, American Horror Story: Asylum and tons more. 

Plus, fan favorites from the recently canceled Happy Endings received some love, as well as awards-show darlings Homeland and The Good Wife...

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BEST DRAMA SERIES
The Americans 
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Homeland

BEST ACTOR IN A 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 IN A 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

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A 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 IN A 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 IN A 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

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BEST COMEDY SERIES
The Big Bang Theory
Louie
The Middle
New Girl
Parks and Recreation
Veep
 

BEST ACTOR IN A 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 IN A COMEDY SERIES
Laura Dern, Enlightened
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Lena Dunham, Girls
Sutton Foster, Bunheads
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A 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 IN A COMEDY
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 IN A 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

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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 IN A 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 IN A 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

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A 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 IN A 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

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BEST REALITY SERIES
Duck Dynasty 
The Moment 
Pawn Stars
Push Girls
Small Town Security 
Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan 

BEST REALITY SERIES—COMPETITION
Chopped
Face Off 
Shark Tank 
So You Think You Can Dance 
Survivor 
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

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BEST TALK SHOW
Conan 
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart 
The Ellen DeGeneres Show 
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Marie

BEST ANIMATED SERIES
Adventure Time 
Archer
Phineas and Ferb 
Regular Show 
The Simpsons 
Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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