4th Critics’ Choice Television Awards nominees

Best Series
Best Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Broad City (Comedy Central)
Louie (FX)
Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Silicon Valley (HBO)
Veep (HBO)

Best Drama Series
The Americans (FX)
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
The Good Wife (CBS)
Masters of Sex (Showtime)
True Detective (HBO)

Best Movie
An Adventure in Space and Time (BBC America)
Burton & Taylor (BBC America)
Killing Kennedy (Nat Geo)
The Normal Heart (HBO)
Sherlock: His Last Vow (PBS)
The Trip to Bountiful (Lifetime)

Best Miniseries
American Horror Story: Coven (FX)
Bonnie & Clyde (A&E / History / Lifetime)
Dancing on the Edge (Starz)
Fargo (FX)
The Hollow Crown (PBS)
Luther (BBC America)

Best Animated Series
Adventure Time (Cartoon Network)
Archer (FX)
Bob’s Burgers (Fox)
Family Guy (Fox)
Phineas and Ferb (Disney Channel)
The Simpsons (Fox)

Most Exciting New Series (All Honored)
Extant (CBS)
Gotham (Fox)
Halt and Catch Fire (AMC)
The Leftovers (HBO)
Outlander (Starz)
Penny Dreadful (Showtime)
The Strain (FX)

Best Acting in a Comedy Series
Best Actor
Louis C.K. as Louie – Louie
Chris Messina as Dr. Danny Castellano – The Mindy Project
Thomas Middleditch as Richard Hendriks – Silicon Valley
Jim Parsons as Dr. Sheldon Cooper – The Big Bang Theory
Adam Scott as Ben Wyatt – Parks and Recreation
Robin Williams as Simon Roberts – The Crazy Ones

Best Actress
Ilana Glazer as Ilana Wexler – Broad City
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer – Veep
Wendi McLendon-Covey as Beverly Goldberg – The Goldbergs
Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope – Parks and Recreation
Emmy Rossum as Fiona Gallagher – Shameless
Amy Schumer as Various Characters – Inside Amy Schumer

Best Supporting Actor
Andre Braugher as Capt. Ray Holt – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Keith David as Command Sergeant Major Donald Cody – Enlisted
Tony Hale as Gary Walsh – Veep
Albert Tsai as Bert Harrison – Trophy Wife
Christopher Evan Welch as Peter Gregory – Silicon Valley
Jeremy Allen White as Phillip “Lip” Gallagher – Shameless

Best Supporting Actress
Mayim Bialik as Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler – The Big Bang Theory
Laverne Cox as Sophia Burset – Orange Is the New Black
Kaley Cuoco as Penny – The Big Bang Theory
Allison Janney as Bonnie Plunkett – Mom
Kate Mulgrew as Galina “Red” Reznikov – Orange Is the New Black
Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow, RN – Nurse Jackie

Best Acting in a Drama Series
Best Actor
Bryan Cranston as Walter White – Breaking Bad
Hugh Dancy as Will Graham – Hannibal
Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates – Bates Motel
Matthew McConaughey as Det. Rustin “Rust” Cohle – True Detective
Matthew Rhys as Philip Jennings – The Americans
Michael Sheen as Dr. William Masters – Masters of Sex

Best Actress
Lizzy Caplan as Dr. Virginia Johnson – Masters of Sex
Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates – Bates Motel
Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick – The Good Wife
Tatiana Maslany as Various Characters – Orphan Black
Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings – The Americans
Robin Wright as Claire Underwood – House of Cards

Best Supporting Actor
Josh Charles as Will Gardner – The Good Wife
Walton Goggins as Boyd Crowder – Justified
Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman – Breaking Bad
Peter Sarsgaard as Ray Seward – The Killing
Jon Voight as Mickey Donovan – Ray Donovan
Jeffrey Wright as Dr. Valentin Narcisse – Boardwalk Empire

Best Supporting Actress
Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart – The Good Wife
Anna Gunn as Skyler White – Breaking Bad
Annet Mahendru as Nina Sergeevna – The Americans
Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier – The Walking Dead
Maggie Siff as Dr. Tara Knowles-Teller – Sons of Anarchy
Bellamy Young as First Lady Melody “Mellie” Grant – Scandal

Best Acting in a Movie/Miniseries
Best Actor
David Bradley as William Hartnell – An Adventure in Space and Time
Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock: His Last Vow
Chiwetel Ejiofor as Louis Lester – Dancing on the Edge
Martin Freeman as Lester Nygaard – Fargo
Mark Ruffalo as Ned Weeks – The Normal Heart
Billy Bob Thornton as Lorne Malvo – Fargo

Best Actress
Helena Bonham Carter as Elizabeth Taylor – Burton & Taylor
Minnie Driver as Maggie Royal – Return to Zero
Whoopi Goldberg as Viola – A Day Late and a Dollar Short
Holliday Grainger as Bonnie Parker – Bonnie & Clyde
Jessica Lange as Fiona Goode – American Horror Story: Coven
Cicely Tyson as Mrs. Carrie Watts – The Trip to Bountiful

Best Supporting Actor
Matt Bomer as Felix Turner – The Normal Heart
Warren Brown as Justin Ripley – Luther
Martin Freeman as Dr. Watson – Sherlock: His Last Vow
Colin Hanks as Officer Gus Grimly – Fargo
Joe Mantello as Mickey Marcus – The Normal Heart
Blair Underwood as Ludie Watts – The Trip to Bountiful

Best Supporting Actress
Amanda Abbington as Mary Watson – Sherlock: His Last Vow
Kathy Bates as Delphine LaLaurie – American Horror Story: Coven
Ellen Burstyn as Olivia Foxworth – Flowers in the Attic
Jessica Raine as Verity Lambert – An Adventure in Space and Time
Julia Roberts as Dr. Emma Brookner – The Normal Heart
Allison Tolman as Deputy Molly Solverson – Fargo

Best Guest Performing
Best Guest Performer – Comedy
Uzo Aduba as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren – Orange Is the New Black
Sarah Baker as Vanessa – Louie
James Earl Jones as Himself – The Big Bang Theory
Mimi Kennedy as Marjorie Armstrong – Mom
Andrew Rannells as Elijah Krantz – Girls
Lauren Weedman as Doris – Looking

Best Guest Performer – Drama
Beau Bridges as Provost Barton Scully – Masters of Sex
Walton Goggins as Venus Van Dam – Sons of Anarchy
Allison Janney as Margaret Scully – Masters of Sex
Joe Morton as Rowan “Eli” Pope – Scandal
Carrie Preston as Elsbeth Tascioni – The Good Wife
Diana Rigg as Lady Olenna Tyrell – Game of Thrones

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