2nd annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards
Posted at 10:45 AM (PDT) on Thursday, June 14, 2012

June 5, 2012

Winners of the awards, given away by the Broadcast Television Journalists Assoc., an offshoot of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, will be announced at a gala awards dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, June 18.

Nominated for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries:

Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story" (FX)
Gillian Anderson, "Great Expectations" (PBS)
Julianne Moore, "Game Change" (HBO)
Patricia Clarkson, "Five" (Lifetime)
Lara Pulver, "Sherlock" (PBS)
Emily Watson, "Appropriate Adult" (Sundance Channel)

The Critics’ Choice Television Awards honors programs and performances that aired between June 1, 2011 and May 31, 2012. Since last year, six new categories have been added for the 2011/12 season including Best Movie or Mini-series, Best Actor in a Movie or Mini-Series, Best Actress in a Movie or Mini-Series, Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series, Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series and Best Animated Series. Bob Bain will executive produce the show for Bob Bain Productions.


Critics’ Choice Television Awards Announces Presenters
June 13, 2012

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) today announced a star-studded line-up of presenters for the 2nd annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, including a cross section of last year’s honorees, Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), who is also nominated this year, Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) and John Noble (Fringe), as well as this year’s nominees Gillian Anderson (The Fall), Zooey Deschanel and co-star Max Greenfield (New Girl), Gillian Jacobs (Community), Regina King (Southland) and RuPaul (RuPaul’s Drag U).

Additional presenters include Beth Behrs (Two Broke Girls), Chris Colfer (Glee), Josh Dallas (Once Upon a Time), Emily Deschanel (Bones), Patrick Duffy (Dallas), Donald Faison (The Exes), Sharon Gless (Burn Notice), Ginnifer Goodwin (Once Upon a Time), Josh Hopkins (Cougar Town), Stana Katic (Castle), Cloris Leachman (Raising Hope), Robert Patrick (True Blood), Hannah Simone (New Girl), Kate Walsh (Private Practice) and Shane West (Nikita).

Stars of the shows being honored in the Most Exciting New Series category, including The Following, The Mindy Project, Nashville, The Newsroom and Political Animals, will also be in attendance representing their hotly anticipated new shows.

“Our presenters are representative of the best that television has to offer, from series that have been acclaimed over multiple seasons as well as those that immediately connected with us and the audience their first year, and even series we can’t wait to start watching,” said BTJA President Joey Berlin.