Last night, the third annual Critics' Choice Television Awards were given out by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association at the Beverly Hilton. The ceremony was hosted by Retta, comedian and actor of 'Parks & Recreation.' HBO and FX were the biggest winners of the night, nabbing four awards each in various categories. Here's the breakdown of award winners, below:
WINNERS OF THE 3rd ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE TELEVISION AWARDS
BEST TALK SHOW
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – Comedy Central
Last year, 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' lost out in this category to 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory) – CBS – and Eden Sher (The Middle) – ABC (TIE)
This marks a very rare tie, a strange happenstance in the Awards world.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) – CBS
Ty Burrell won last year for his work in 'Modern Family.'
BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A COMEDY SERIES
Patton Oswalt (Parks and Recreation) – NBC
Who could forget that incredible Star Wars filibuster?
BEST COMEDY SERIES
The Big Bang Theory – CBS
Last year this award went to 'Community.'
BEST REALITY SERIES
Duck Dynasty – A&E – and Push Girls – Sundance – (TIE)
Yet another tie!! Are there no tie-breakers at the Broadcast Television Journalists Association?
BEST REALITY SERIES – COMPETITION
The Voice – NBC
'The Voice' pulls off the repeat, having won the Award last year as well.
BEST REALITY HOST
Tom Bergeron (Dancing With the Stars) – ABC
And we have another repeat win, as Bergeron took the award last year in the same category.
BEST ANIMATED SERIES
Archer – FX
'Archer' takes best animated series once again, continuing to rack up the accolades.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Zachary Quinto (American Horror Story: Asylum) – FX
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Asylum) – FX
Two big wins for 'American Horror Story: Asylum' and FX.
BEST MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Behind the Candelabra – HBO
Last year's award went to 'Sherlock.'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Michael Cudlitz (Southland) – TNT
Giancarlo Esposito won last year for 'Breaking Bad.'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Monica Potter (Parenthood) – NBC
Christina Hendricks won for her work in 'Mad Men' last year.
BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jane Fonda (The Newsroom) – HBO
Lucy Liu's turn on 'Southland' earned her the honor last year.
BEST DRAMA SERIES
Game of Thrones – HBO – and Breaking Bad – AMC – (TIE)
Another tie!! But really, who could argue with these two series?
BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Elisabeth Moss (Top of the Lake) – Sundance
Julianne Moore won last year for her acclaimed role as Sarah Palin in 'Game Change.'
BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Michael Douglas (Behind the Candelabra) – HBO
Douglas deserves this win; here's hoping it's the first of many awards he'll collect for the performance.
BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) – HBO
Zooey Deschanel and Amy Pohler tied in this category last year.
BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Louis C.K. (Louie) – FX
Louis C.K. repeats, having taken the prize last year as well.
BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) – BBC America
Remember this name: you're going to see Maslany on a lot of Awards lists this year...
BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) – AMC
Cranston takes home the award yet again, adding to his very-full awards shelf.
What do you think of all of the winners? Do you think that awarding three ties in the same night somehow takes away from the prestige of the Critics' Choice Television Awards? How would you compare these awards to the TCA Awards, which announced their nominations yesterday?
Do we have way too many awards shows for television and film? Sound off below!