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TCA (Television Critics Assoc.) Nominations

6 Jun

On Friday June 4, 2010, the Television Critics Association announced their nominees for the 2010 TCA Awards.  The awards recognizes outstanding television programming in the 2009-2010 season, honoring both actors and producers in a variety of categories including news and information, youth, drama and comedy achievements.

The awards are a non-televised event and will take place in Beverly Hills, CA. on July 31, 2010.  Parenthood’s Dax Shepard will act as host for the presentation.

Individual Achievement in Drama
 Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad,” AMC)
 John Lithgow (“Dexter,” Showtime)
 Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife,” CBS)
 Aaron Paul (“Breaking Bad”, AMC)
 Katey Sagal (“Sons of Anarchy,” FX)

Individual Achievement in Comedy
 Ty Burrell (“Modern Family,” ABC)
 Jane Lynch (“Glee,” Fox)
 Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation,” NBC)
 Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory,” CBS)
 Eric Stonestreet (“Modern Family,” ABC)

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information
 “30 for 30” (ESPN)
 “America: The Story of Us” (History Channel)
 “Life” (Discovery Channel)
 “The Daily Show” (Comedy Central)
 “The Rachel Maddow Show” (MSNBC)

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming
 “Dinosaur Train” (PBS)
 “iCarly” (Nickelodeon)
 “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” (Cartoon Network)
 “Word Girl” (PBS)
 “Yo Gabba Gabba” (Nick Jr.)

Outstanding New Program
 “Glee” (Fox)
 “Justified” (FX)
 “Modern Family” (ABC)
 “Parenthood” (NBC)
 “The Good Wife” (CBS)

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials
 “Life” (Discovery Channel)
 “Temple Grandin” (HBO)
 “The Pacific” (HBO)
 “Torchwood: Children of Earth” (BBC America)
 “You Don’t Know Jack” (HBO)

Outstanding Achievement in Drama
 “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
 “Lost” (ABC)
 “Mad Men” (AMC)
 “Sons of Anarchy” (FX)
 “The Good Wife” (CBS)

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
 “Glee” (Fox)
 “Modern Family” (ABC)
 “Parks and Recreation” (NBC)
 “Party Down” (Starz)
 “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

Career Achievement Award
 James Garner
 Bill Moyers
 Sherwood Schwartz
 William Shatner
 Dick Wolf

Heritage Award
 “24”
 “M*A*S*H”
 “Law & Order”
 “Lost”
 “Twin Peaks”

Program of the Year
 “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
 “Friday Night Lights” (DirecTV/NBC)
 “Glee” (Fox)
 “Lost” (ABC)
 “Modern Family” (ABC)

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