5th Critics' Choice Television Awards

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5th Critics' Choice Television Awards
DateMay 31, 2015 (2015-05-31)
LocationThe Beverly Hilton, Los Angeles
CountryUnited States
Presented byBroadcast Television Journalists Association
Hosted byCat Deeley
Websitewww.criticschoice.com
Television/radio coverage
NetworkA&E

The 5th Critics' Choice Television Awards, presented by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA), honoring the best in primetime television programming from June 1, 2014 until May 31, 2015, were held on May 31, 2015 at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California.[1] The ceremony was broadcast live on A&E.[1][2]

The nominations were announced on May 6, 2015. Channelwise, HBO received a total of 27 nominations and FX came in second with 16.[1] On May 13, 2015, Cat Deeley was announced as host, marking her second time hosting since the inaugural ceremony in 2011.[3] Seth MacFarlane received the Critics' Choice Louis XIII Genius Award.[4]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface:

Jeffrey Tambor, Best Actor in a Comedy Series winner
Amy Schumer, Best Actress in a Comedy Series winner
T.J. Miller, Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series winner
Allison Janney, Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series winner
Bob Odenkirk, Best Actor in a Drama Series winner
Taraji P. Henson, Best Actress in a Drama Series winner
Jonathan Banks, Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series winner
Lorraine Toussaint, Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series winner
David Oyelowo, Best Actor in a Movie/Limited Series winner
Frances McDormand, Best Actress in a Movie/Limited Series winner
Bill Murray, Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Limited Series winner
Sarah Paulson, Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Limited Series winner
Bradley Whitford, Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series winner
Sam Elliott, Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series winner
Cat Deeley, Best Reality Show Host winner
Best Series
Best Comedy Series Best Drama Series

Silicon Valley (HBO)

The Americans (FX)

Best Movie Best Limited Series

Bessie (HBO)

Olive Kitteridge (HBO)

Best Animated Series Most Exciting New Series
(All Honored)

Archer (FX)

Most Bingeworthy Show [5]

The Walking Dead (AMC)

Best Acting in a Comedy Series
Best Actor Best Actress

Jeffrey Tambor as Maura PfeffermanTransparent

Amy Schumer as Various Characters – Inside Amy Schumer

Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress

T.J. Miller as Erlich Bachman – Silicon Valley

Allison Janney as Bonnie Plunkett – Mom

Best Acting in a Drama Series
Best Actor Best Actress

Bob Odenkirk as Saul GoodmanBetter Call Saul

Taraji P. Henson as Cookie LyonEmpire

Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress

Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut – Better Call Saul

Lorraine Toussaint as Yvonne "Vee" Parker – Orange Is the New Black

Best Acting in a Movie/Limited Series
Best Actor Best Actress

David Oyelowo as Peter Snowden – Nightingale

Frances McDormand as Olive Kitteridge – Olive Kitteridge

Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress

Bill Murray as Jack Kennison – Olive Kitteridge

Sarah Paulson as Bette and Dot Tattler – American Horror Story: Freak Show

Best Guest Performing
Best Guest Performer – Comedy Best Guest Performer – Drama

Bradley Whitford as Marcy May – Transparent

Sam Elliott as Avery Markham – Justified

Reality & Variety
Best Reality Series Best Reality Series – Competition

Shark Tank (ABC)

Face Off (Syfy)

Best Talk Show Best Reality Show Host

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)

Cat DeeleySo You Think You Can Dance

Shows with multiple wins[edit]

The following shows received multiple awards:

Wins Series
3 Olive Kitteridge
2 Better Call Saul
Silicon Valley
Transparent

Shows with multiple nominations[edit]

The following shows received multiple nominations:

Nominations Series
5 Justified
Olive Kitteridge
4 American Horror Story: Freak Show
The Americans
Bessie
The Good Wife
Transparent
Wolf Hall
3 American Crime
The Big Bang Theory
Broad City
Empire
The Honourable Woman
Jane the Virgin
Orange Is the New Black
Silicon Valley
Stockholm, Pennsylvania
Veep
2 24: Live Another Day
The Amazing Race
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Bates Motel
Better Call Saul
The Book of Negroes
Dancing with the Stars
Game of Thrones
Girls
Homeland
How to Get Away with Murder
Inside Amy Schumer
The Leftovers
Mom
Nightingale
Parenthood
Sons of Anarchy
Togetherness
Vikings

Presenters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Li, Shirley (May 6, 2015). "The Critics' Choice TV Awards 2015: And the nominees are..." Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 6, 2015.
  2. ^ Rouse, Wade (May 6, 2015). "HBO and FX Lead 5th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards Nominations". People. Retrieved May 6, 2015.
  3. ^ Bibel, Sara (May 13, 2015). "Cat Deeley to Host The 'Critics' Choice Television Awards' Sunday, May 31 on A&E". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 18, 2015). "Seth MacFarlane To Receive Critics' Choice Genius Award". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 26, 2015.
  5. ^ "Fan Favorite Most Bingeworthy Show". A&E. Archived from the original on May 21, 2015. Retrieved May 26, 2015.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x Bibel, Sara (May 26, 2015). "Critics' Choice Television Awards Announces Most Exciting New Series Honorees and Presenters". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 26, 2015.