1st Critics' Choice Television Awards

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1st Critics' Choice Television Awards
Date June 20, 2011 (2011-06-20)
Location Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles
Country United States
Presented by Broadcast Television Journalists Association
Hosted by Cat Deeley
Official website http://www.criticschoice.com/television-awards/
Television/Radio coverage
Network ReelzChannel

The 1st Critics' Choice Television Awards, presented by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA), honored the best in primetime television programming from June 1, 2010 until May 31, 2011, and took place on June 20, 2011 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, California.[1] It was live streamed on VH1's website and will be televised in the United States on the ReelzChannel in an edited format two days after the awards are handed out.[2][3] Cat Deeley served as the host of the show.[4][5] The winners were announced on June 20, 2011.[6] Danny DeVito received the Critics’ Choice Television Icon Award.[7]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Best Series
Best Comedy Series Best Drama Series

Modern Family (ABC)

Mad Men (AMC)

Most Exciting New Series

(All Honored)

Alcatraz (FOX)
Awake (NBC)
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (ABC)
Falling Skies (TNT)
New Girl (FOX)
Ringer (The CW)
Smash (NBC)
Terra Nova (FOX)

Best Acting in a Comedy Series
Best Actor Best Actress

Jim Parsons as Dr. Sheldon CooperThe Big Bang Theory

Tina Fey as Liz Lemon30 Rock

Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress

Neil Patrick Harris as Barney StinsonHow I Met Your Mother

Busy Philipps as Laurie Keller – Cougar Town

Best Acting in a Drama Series
Best Actor Best Actress

Jon Hamm as Don DraperMad Men

Julianna Margulies as Alicia FlorrickThe Good Wife

Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress

John Noble as Dr. Walter BishopFringe

Christina Hendricks as Joan HarrisMad Men (tie)
Margo Martindale as Mags Bennett – Justified (tie)

Best Reality Series Best Reality Series – Competition

Hoarders (A&E) (tie)
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Bravo) (tie)

American Idol (FOX)

Best Talk Show Best Reality Show Host

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)

Mike RoweDirty Jobs

Shows with Multiple Wins[edit]

The following shows received multiple awards:

Wins Series
3 Mad Men

Shows with Multiple Nominations[edit]

The following shows received multiple nominations:

Nominations Series
6 Modern Family
5 Mad Men
4 30 Rock
Boardwalk Empire
The Good Wife
Friday Night Lights
The Killing
The Middle
Parks and Recreation
2 American Idol
The Big Bang Theory
Cougar Town
Dancing with the Stars
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
The Office


  1. ^ "The Critics' Choice Television Awards". Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Retrieved 2011-06-08. 
  2. ^ O'Neil, Tom (2010-06-06). "'Modern Family' leads nominations for new Critics' Choice TV Awards". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-06-08. 
  3. ^ Ausiello, Michael (2010-06-06). "Mad Men, Fringe, Good Wife, Modern Family, Community, Justified Lead Critics Choice Kudos". TVLine. Retrieved 2011-06-08. 
  4. ^ O'Neil, Tom (2010-05-31). "Cat Deeley to host new Critics' Choice TV Awards". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-06-08. 
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2010-05-31). "Critics' Choice Television Awards Land TV, Online Distribution, Tap Host". Deadline.com. Archived from the original on 1 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-09. 
  6. ^ Mitovich, Matt Webb (2011-06-20). "Critics' Choice TV Award Winners Include Stars from Fringe, Justified, Cougar Town". TVLine. Archived from the original on 27 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-20. 
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2011-06-16). "Danny DeVito To Receive Critics' Choice TV Icon Award". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-08-01.