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The Critics’ Choice Awards Got It Pretty Much Right: Check Out The Full List Of Winners

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You’re never going to make everyone happy when you hand out awards. Someone will always feel slighted, and get upset about how a thing they love was disrespected or snubbed. But if you’re dead set on doing it anyway, you can’t do much better than the Critics’ Choice TV Awards did this year.

– Awards for The Americans, Silicon Valley, and Archer? Check.

– Awards for Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Taraji P. Henson, Allison Janney (seen above locking lips with James Corden), Amy Schumer, Jeffrey Tambor, and the newly re-mustached Sam Elliott, among others? Check.

– Giving T.J. Miller a trophy and letting him spew chaos in front of a live television? Check.

Again, can you quibble here? Of course. Unless there was some sort of calendar-related issue I’m unaware of, the total omission of Parks and Recreation is disturbing. And I would have been okay with, well, pretty much anyone in the Best Actress in Comedy Series category. (No slight to the winner, Amy Schumer. I’m just saying the category was deep enough that any of the nominees would have been a deserving and defensible winner.) But the important thing here is that no winner jumps out as a horrifying miscarriage of justice. That sounds like a low bar for an awards show to clear, but, man, history has proven that it’s all we can hope for, usually.

Full list via, Variety. Winners in bold.

Best Drama Series

The Americans (FX)
Empire (Fox)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
The Good Wife (CBS)
Homeland (Showtime)
Justified (FX)
Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

Best Comedy Series

Silicon Valley (HBO)
Broad City (Comedy Central)
Jane the Virgin (The CW)
Mom (CBS)
Transparent (Amazon)
Veep (HBO)
You’re the Worst (FX)

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Taraji P. Henson, Empire (FOX)
Eva Green, Penny Dreadful (Showtime)
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife (CBS)
Keri Russell, The Americans (FX)
Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel (A&E)
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder (ABC)

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul (AMC)
Aden Young, Rectify (Sundance)
Charlie Hunnam, Sons of Anarchy (FX)
Freddie Highmore, Bates Motel (A&E)
Matthew Rhys, The Americans (FX)
Timothy Olyphant, Justified (FX)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent (Amazon)
Anthony Anderson, Blackish (ABC)
Chris Messina, The Mindy Project (FOX)
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley (HBO)
Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth (FOX)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central)
Constance Wu, Fresh Off the Boat (ABC)
Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin (The CW)
Ilana Glazer, Broad City (Comedy Central)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO)
Lisa Kudrow, The Comeback (HBO)

Best Limited Series

Olive Kitteridge (HBO)
24: Live Another Day (FOX)
American Crime (ABC)
The Book of Negroes (BET)
The Honorable Woman (Sundance)
Wolf Hall (PBS)

Best Movie Made for Television

Bessie (HBO)
Killing Jesus (National Geographic Channel)
Nightingale (HBO)
A Poet in New York (BBC America)
Stockholm, Pennsylvania (Lifetime)

Best Actress in a Movie or Limited Series

Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge (HBO)
Aunjanue Ellis, The Book of Negroes (BET)
Felicity Huffman, American Crime (ABC)
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Freak Show (FX)
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honorable Woman (Sundance)
Queen Latifah, Bessie (HBO)

Best Reality Series Host

Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)
Anthony Bourdain, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN)
Betty White, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers (Lifetime)
James Lipton, Inside the Actors Studio (Bravo)
Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race (CBS
Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars (ABC)

Best Reality Competition Series

Face Off (Syfy)
The Amazing Race (CBS)
America’s Got Talent (NBC)
Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
Master Chef Junior (FOX)
The Voice (NBC)

Best Reality Series

Shark Tank (ABC)
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN)
Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel)
Married at First Sight (A&E)
MythBusters (Discovery Channel)
Undercover Boss (CBS)

Guest Performer in a Drama Series

Sam Elliott, Justified (FX)
Cicely Tyson, How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)
Julianne Nicholson, Masters of Sex (Showtime)
Linda Lavin, The Good Wife (CBS)
Lois Smith, The Americans (FX)
Walton Goggins, Sons of Anarchy (FX)

Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series

Bradley Whitford, Transparent (Amazon)
Becky Ann Baker, Girls (HBO)
Josh Charles, Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central)
Laurie Metcalf, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Peter Gallagher, Togetherness (HBO)
Susie Essman, Broad City (Comedy Central)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Allison Janney, Mom (CBS)
Carrie Brownstein, Portlandia (IFC)
Eden Sher, The Middle (ABC)
Judith Light, Transparent (Amazon)
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Melanie Lynskey, Togetherness (HBO)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

T.J. Miller, Silicon Valley (HBO)
Adam Driver, Girls (HBO)
Cameron Monaghan, Shameless (Showtime)
Jaime Camil, Jane the Virgin (The CW)
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Tony Hale, Veep (HBO)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Lorraine Toussaint, Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Carrie Coon, The Leftovers (HBO)
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife (CBS)
Joelle Carter, Justified (FX)
Katheryn Winnick, Vikings (History)
Mae Whitman, Parenthood (NBC)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul (AMC)
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline (Netflix)
Christopher Eccleston, The Leftovers (HBO)
Craig T. Nelson, Parenthood (NBC)
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland (Showtime)
Walton Goggins, Justified (FX)

Best Talkshow

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
The Graham Norton Show (BBC America)
Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC)
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Best Animated Series

Archer (FX)
Bob’s Burgers (FOX)
Gravity Falls (Disney Channel)
The Simpsons (FOX)
South Park (Comedy Central)
Star Wars Rebels (Disney XD)

Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Limited Series

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Freak Show (FX)
Claire Foy, Wolf Hall (PBS)
Cynthia Nixon, Stockholm, Pennsylvania (Lifetime)
Janet McTeer, The Honorable Woman (Sundance)
Khandi Alexander, Bessie (HBO)
Mo’Nique, Bessie (HBO)

Best Actor in a Movie or Limited Series

David Oyelowo, Nightingale (HBO)
James Nesbitt, The Missing (Starz)
Kiefer Sutherland, 24: Live Another Day (FOX)
Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall (PBS)
Michael Gambon, The Casual Vacancy (HBO)
Richard Jenkins, Olive Kitteridge (HBO)

Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Limited Series

Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge (HBO)
Cory Michael Smith, Olive Kitteridge (HBO)
Elvis Nolasco, American Crime (ABC)
Finn Wittrock, American Horror Story: Freak Show (FX)
Jason Isaacs, Stockholm, Pennsylvania (Lifetime)
Jonathan Pryce, Wolf Hall (PBS)

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