TCA Award Nominations Announced: Homeland Leads the Way

HomelandFollowing on the heels of the Critics Choice Award nominations the nominations for the Television Critics Association 2012 Awards have been announced. Showtime’s Homeland has an impressive four nods, with Mad Men, Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones each receiving 3 nominations. The voting process means that some surprise shows have made it to the list (Smash) and for more on how the nominations are decided check out Alan Sepinwall’s description here.

The TCA awards will be presented on Saturday, July 28.

Individual Achievement in Drama

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad – AMC
Claire Danes, Homeland – Showtime
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones – HBO
Jon Hamm, Mad Men – AMC
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story – FX

Individual Achievement in Comedy

Louis C.K., Louie – FX
Lena Dunham, Girls – HBO
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep – HBO
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory – CBS
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation – NBC

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information

Anderson Cooper 360 – CNN
The Daily Show – Comedy Central
Frontline – PBS
60 Minutes -CBS
The Rachel Maddow Show – MSNBC

Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming

The Amazing Race – CBS
Dancing with the Stars – ABC
The Glee Project – Oxygen
So You Think You Can Dance – Fox
The Voice – NBC

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming

iCarly – Nickelodeon
Phineas and Ferb – Disney
Sesame Street – PBS
Switched at Birth – ABC Family
Yo Gabba Gabba – Nick Jr.

Outstanding New Program

Girls – HBO
Homeland – Showtime
New Girl – Fox
Revenge – ABC
Smash – NBC

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials

Downton Abbey: Masterpiece – PBS
Game Change – HBO
Hatfields & McCoys – History
Hemingway & Gellhorn – HBO
Sherlock: Masterpiece – PBS

Outstanding Achievement in Drama

Breaking Bad – AMC
Game of Thrones – HBO
Homeland – Showtime
Justified – FX
Mad Men – AMC

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

The Big Bang Theory – CBS
Community – NBC
Louie – FX
Modern Family – ABC
Parks and Recreation – NBC

Career Achievement Award

Dick Clark
Andy Griffith
David Letterman
Regis Philbin
William Shatner

Heritage Award

Cheers – NBC
Lost – ABC
Saturday Night Live – NBC
Star Trek – NBC
Twin Peaks – ABC

Program of the Year

Breaking Bad – AMC
Game of Thrones – HBO
Homeland – Showtime
Mad Men – AMC
Downton Abbey: Masterpiece – PBS

 

 



Leave a Reply

Comedy Central Announces Lineup for All-New Slate of Stand-Up Specials
NBA Star Dwyane Wade Has His Own Facebook Reality Show Now
Get to Know the Stars of “Flip or Flop Fort Worth”
What We Know about the Galaxy Quest TV Series
The Title and Cast of Fantastic Beasts Sequel Have Been Revealed
‘Justice League’ Director Zack Snyder Hasn’t Seen the Movie Yet
‘Justice League’ May Open Worse than ‘Wonder Woman’
The Top Five Winona Ryder Movie Roles of Her Career
The Top Uses of Scorpions’ “Rock You Like a Hurricane” in Movies or TV
The Top Uses of Paul Oakenfold Songs in Movies or TV
Check Out the Harry Potter Theme Performed on Wine Glasses
Keyboard Legend Geddy Lee: Rush’s Many-Layered Musical Genius
LaVar Ball’s New 16,000 Square Foot House Tour Will Annoy You Even More
Watch Marshawn Lynch Bulldoze High School Players at Oakland Tech
Russell Westbrook And Nick Collison’s ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ Halloween Costumes Are Perfect
My Secret “Albert Pujols Was on Steroids The Whole Time” Conspiracy Theory
So This is the Guy Who Yelled “Finish Him” in Mortal Kombat
Tekken 7’s Surprise Fighter: Noctis Lucis Caelum
Injustice 2 to Introduce the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Harry Potter Wizards Unite: Harry Potter’s Magic is About to Take over Your Phone
Japan’s Anime Industry Grows to Record $17.7B
Five Things You Didn’t Know about Simone Garcia Johnson
How in the World is Idris Elba Not Voted Sexiest Man Alive?
Five Things You Didn’t Know about Kelly Marie Tran