2014 TCA Awards: ‘True Detective’ Earns 4 Noms, ‘Breaking Bad’ Scores 3 & More!


2014 TCA Awards: ‘True Detective’ Earns 4 Noms, ‘Breaking Bad’ Scores 3 & More!


The 2014 Television Critics Association Awards are here!

As you can you see below, not only did HBO’s ‘True Detective’ earn four nominations, but AMC’s ‘Breaking Bad’ and CBS’ ‘The Good Wife’ both snagged three noms. As for comedies, ‘The Big Bang Theory’ will not compete against ‘Parks and Recreation’ (last year, both tied for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy), but will rather face off against ‘Louie,’ ‘Veep,’ ‘The Mindy Project’ and ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine.’

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Other familiar faces nominated include Tatiana Maslany (she won last year) for ‘Orphan Black,’ Mindy Kaling for ‘The Mindy Project,’ Bryan Cranston for ‘Breaking Bad’ and Amy Poehler for ‘Parks and Recreation,’ among many others.

Furthermore, Mark Burnett, James Burrows, Valerie Harper, Jay Leno and William Shatner are all up for the Career Achievement Award. As for the Heritage Award, ‘Lost,’ ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘South Park,’ ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Twin Peaks’ all landed noms.

The 30th Annual TCA Awards will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel during the summer press tour on July 19, 2014.

Check out the full list of nominees here, with an asterisk (*) highlighting the 2013 winner in each category.

Program of the Year
*'Breaking Bad’ (AMC)
‘Game of Thrones’ (HBO)
‘The Good Wife’ (CBS)
‘Orange Is the New Black’ (Netflix)
‘True Detective’ (HBO)

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
*'The Big Bang Theory’ (CBS)
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ (FOX)
‘Louie’ (FX)
‘The Mindy Project’ (FOX)
‘Veep’ (HBO)

Individual Achievement in Comedy
*Louis C.K., ‘Louie’ (FX)
Mindy Kaling, ‘The Mindy Project’ (FOX)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, ‘Veep’ (HBO)
Jim Parsons, ‘The Big Bang Theory’ (CBS)
Amy Poehler, ‘Parks and Recreation’ (NBC)

Outstanding Achievement in Drama
‘The Americans’ (FX)
‘Breaking Bad’ (AMC)
*'Game of Thrones’ (HBO)
‘House of Cards’ (Netflix)
‘The Good Wife’ (CBS)

Individual Achievement in Drama
Bryan Cranston, ‘Breaking Bad’ (AMC)
Julianna Margulies, ‘The Good Wife’ (CBS)
*Tatiana Maslany, ‘Orphan Black’ (BBC America)
Matthew McConaughey, ‘True Detective’ (HBO)
Matthew Rhys, ‘The Americans’ (FX)

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information
‘CBS Sunday Morning’ (CBS)
‘Cosmos’ (FOX)
‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ (Comedy Central)
‘Frontline’ (PBS)
‘60 Minutes’ (CBS)

Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming
‘The Amazing Race’ (CBS)
‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ (Logo)
*'Shark Tank’ (ABC)
‘Survivor’ (CBS)
‘The Voice’ (NBC)

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming
‘Adventure Time’ (Cartoon Network)
‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ (PBS)
‘The Fosters’ (ABC Family)
‘Sesame Street’ (PBS)
‘Switched at Birth’ (ABC Family)

Outstanding New Program
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ (FOX)
‘Fargo’ (FX)
‘Orange Is the New Black’ (Netflix)
‘Sleepy Hollow’ (FOX)
‘True Detective’ (HBO)

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials
‘American Horror Story: Coven’ (FX)
‘Broadchurch’ (BBC America)
‘Fargo’ (FX)
‘The Returned’ (SundanceTV)
‘True Detective’ (HBO)

Career Achievement Award
Mark Burnett
James Burrows
Valerie Harper
Jay Leno
William Shatner

Heritage Award
‘Lost’ (ABC)
‘Saturday Night Live’ (NBC)
‘South Park’ (Comedy Central)
‘Star Trek’ (NBC)
‘Twin Peaks’ (ABC)

- True Detective
- Breaking Bad
- The Good Wife
- The Big Bang Theory

Written by: akoerner
May 27th, 2014, 10:39 am

Images Courtesy of AMC