TV Critics Announce 2011 TCA Awards Nominees

by | June 13, 2011 at 12:09 PM | TV News

'Game of Thrones' (HBO)

'Game of Thrones' (HBO)

The critics have spoken and revealed their picks for TV’s best in show. The 2011 TCA Awards nominees were announced Monday by the Television Critics Association.

The winners of the 27th Annual TCA Awards will be announced Saturday, August 6, 2011, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. “Parks and Recreation” costar and TCA nominee Nick Offerman will perform the hosting duties for this year’s awards show.

Here is the complete list of the 2011 Television Critics Association nominees:

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA
Steve Buscemi (“Boardwalk Empire,” HBO)
Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones,” HBO)
Jon Hamm (“Mad Men,” AMC)
Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife,” CBS)
Margo Martindale (“Justified”, FX)
Timothy Olyphant (“Justified,” FX)

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY
Ty Burrell (“Modern Family,” ABC)
Louis C.K. (“Louis,” FX)
Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation,” NBC)
Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation,” NBC)
Danny Pudi (“Community,” NBC)
Jon Stewart (“The Daily Show,” Comedy Central)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN NEWS AND INFORMATION
“If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise” (HBO)
“Restrepo” (National Geographic Channel)
“60 Minutes” (CBS)
“The Rachel Maddow Show” (MSNBC)
“30 for 30” (ESPN)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN REALTY PROGRAMMING
“Amazing Race” (CBS)
“Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” (Travel Channel)
“Survivor” (CBS)
“The Voice” (NBC)
“Top Chef: All Stars” (Bravo)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN YOUTH PROGRAMMING
“A Children’s Garden of Poetry” (HBO)
“iCarly” (Nickelodeon)
“Nick News with Linda Ellerbee” (Nickelodeon)
“R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour” (The Hub)
“Sesame Street” (PBS)
“Yo Gabba Gabba” (Nick Jr.)

OUTSTANDING NEW PROGRAM
Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Terriers” (FX)
The Killing” (AMC)
Walking Dead” (AMC)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES, MINISERIES AND SPECIALS
“Cineme Verite” (HBO)
“Downton Abbey: Masterpiece” (PBS)
“Mildred Pierce” (HBO)
“Sherlock: Masterpiece” (PBS)
“Too Big to Fail” (HBO)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA
“Friday Night Lights” (DirecTV/NBC)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“Justified” (FX)
“Mad Men” (AMC)
“The Good Wife” (CBS)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY
Community” (NBC)
Louie” (FX)
Modern Family” (ABC)
Parks and Recreation” (NBC)
Raising Hope” (FOX)

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Steven Bochco
Dick Ebersol
Cloris Leachman
David Letterman
William Shatner
Oprah Winfrey

HERITAGE AWARD
“All in the Family”
“Freaks and Geeks”
“The Dick Van Dyke Show”
“Twin Peaks”

PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
“Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
“Friday Night Lights” (DirecTV/NBC)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“Justified” (FX)
“Parks and Recreation” (NBC)


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