Topping the Critics’ Choice and Murrow Awards
Earlier this week, the Broadcast Television Journalists Association presented its third annual Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Warner Bros. Television Group's The Big Bang Theory received the most wins by a single TV series, including Best Comedy Series, Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy (Simon Helberg) and Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy (Kaley Cuoco).
Meanwhile, HBO received the most awards (5) of any network, including: Best Actor in a Movie or Mini-Series (Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra); Best Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus, VEEP); Best Drama Series (Game of Thrones); Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series (Jane Fonda, The Newsroom); and Best Movie or Mini-Series (Behind the Candelabra).
Other wins for Time Warner included Best Reality Series – Competition (The Voice), Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Michael Cudlitz, Southland), and Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Eden Sher, The Middle).
The Edward R. Murrow Awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in electronic journalism, were also announced this week. CNN received six Murrow Awards, including Continuing Coverage - News Series for Damascus Undercover and Hard News – Radio for When Police Shoot. See a complete list of regional and national winners here.