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Critics Choice TV Award nominations 2013

1 of 1 American Horror Story's Jessica Lange up for Best Actress award
American Horror Story's Jessica Lange up for Best Actress award

The nominations for the 2013 Critics Choice TV Awards have been announced.

Leading the way in the nominations are American Horror Story: Asylum and The Big Bang Theory, who have each received six nods.

American Horror Story has been nominated in the Best Movie or Miniseries category, Best Actor and Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for James Cromwell, Zachary Quinto and Jessica Lange, and Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for Sarah Paulson and Lily Rabe.

The Big Bang Theory will compete against Louie, The Middle, New Girl, Parks and Recreation and Veep for the Best Comedy Series award. Meanwhile, Jim Parsons has been nominated for a Best Actor in a Comedy Series and Simon Helberg (Howard) was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

NBC's Parks and Recreation and Top of the Lake have each been recognised in five categories, while Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, The Good Wife, Louie, New Girl, Political Animals and The Americans each have four.

The coveted Best Drama Series award will be hotly contested, with The Americans, Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, The Good Wife and Homeland in the running.

Parks and Recreation star Retta will host the ceremony, which will be held on June 10, 2013 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.

BEST DRAMA SERIES
The Americans
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Homeland

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Damian Lewis, Homeland
Andrew Lincoln, The Walking Dead
Timothy Olyphant, Justified
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Claire Danes, Homeland
Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
Keri Russell, The Americans

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jonathan Banks, Breaking Bad
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Game of Thrones
Michael Cudlitz, Southland
Noah Emmerich, The Americans
Walton Goggins, Justified
Corey Stoll, House of Cards

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jennifer Carpenter, Dexter
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Regina King, Southland
Monica Potter, Parenthood
Abigail Spencer, Rectify

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jim Beaver, Justified
Jane Fonda, The Newsroom
Martha Plimpton, The Good Wife
Carrie Preston, The Good Wife
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones
Jimmy Smits, Sons of Anarchy

BEST COMEDY SERIES
The Big Bang Theory
Louie
The Middle
New Girl
Parks and Recreation
Veep

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Louis C.K., Louie
Jake Johnson, New Girl
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Adam Scott, Parks and Recreation
Jeremy Sisto, Suburgatory

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Laura Dern, Enlightened
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Lena Dunham, Girls
Sutton Foster, Bunheads
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Max Greenfield, New Girl
Simon Helberg, The Big Bang Theory
Alex Karpovsky, Girls
Adam Pally, Happy Endings
Chris Pratt, Parks and Recreation
Danny Pudi, Community

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Carly Chaikin, Suburgatory
Kaley Cuoco, The Big Bang Theory
Sarah Hyland, Modern Family
Melissa Rauch, The Big Bang Theory
Eden Sher, The Middle
Casey Wilson, Happy Endings

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A COMEDY SERIES
Melissa Leo, Louie
David Lynch, Louie
Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory
Patton Oswalt, Parks and Recreation
Molly Shannon, Enlightened
Patrick Wilson, Girls

BEST MOVIE OR MINISERIES
American Horror Story: Asylum
Behind the Candelabra
The Crimson Petal and the White
The Hour
Political Animals
Top of the Lake

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Benedict Cumberbatch, Parade's End
Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
Toby Jones, The Girl
Al Pacino, Phil Spector
Dominic West, The Hour

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Angela Bassett, Betty & Coretta
Romola Garai, The Hour
Rebecca Hall, Parade's End
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Asylum
Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake
Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
James Cromwell, American Horror Story: Asylum
Peter Mullan, Top of the Lake
Zachary Quinto, American Horror Story: Asylum
Sebastian Stan, Political Animals
David Wenham, Top of the Lake
Thomas M. Wright, Top of the Lake

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Ellen Burstyn, Political Animals
Sienna Miller, The Girl
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Asylum
Lily Rabe, American Horror Story: Asylum
Imelda Staunton, The Girl
Alfre Woodard, Steel Magnolias

BEST REALITY SERIES
Duck Dynasty
The Moment
Pawn Stars
Push 'Girls
Small Town Security
Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan

BEST REALITY SERIES—COMPETITION
Chopped
Face Off
Shark Tank
So You Think You Can Dance
Survivor
The Voice

BEST REALITY HOST
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Gordon Ramsay, Hell's Kitchen'/'Masterchef
RuPaul, RuPaul's Drag Race
Ryan Seacrest, American Idol
Kurt Warner, The Moment

BEST TALK SHOW
Conan
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Marie

BEST ANIMATED SERIES
Adventure Time
Archer
Phineas and Ferb
Regular Show
The Simpsons
Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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