Winner’s Circle: Orange Is the New Black Break Out at the Critic’s Choice Television Awards 2014

By  June 20, 2014

It was a huge night for the inmates of Orange Is the New Black at the Critic’s Choice Television Awards. The Netflix phenomenon nabbed three awards, including best comedy series as well as nods to Kate Mulgrew and breakout star Uzo Aduba. Fargo was another contender with three wins of its own for best mini-series while star Billy Bob Thornton and Allison Tolman snatched statues for their roles on the show that borrows much from the 1996 flick.

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As for the biggest wins of the night, Breaking Bad closed out its run with the award for the Best Drama Series (as it should) while Aaron Paul nabbed a trophy for his work on AMC’s hugest hit.

And the Critic’s Choice Award goes to…

Best Drama Series: Breaking Bad
Best Actor in a Drama Series: Matthew McConaughey, True Detective
Best Actress in a Drama Series: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Bellamy Young, Scandal
Best Guest Performaner on a Drama Series: Allison Janney, Masters of Sex

Best Comedy Series: Orange Is the New Black
Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: (tie) Allison Janney, Mom and Kate Mulgrew, Orange Is the New Black
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series: Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black

Best Movie: The Normal Heart
Best Mini-Series: Fargo
Best Actress in a Movie or Mini-Series: Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
Best Actor in a Movie or Mini-Series: Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo
Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Mini-Series: Allison Tolman, Fargo
Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Mini-Series: Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart

Best Animated Series: Archer
Best Talk Show: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Best Reality Host: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Best Reality Series – Competition: Shark Tank
Best Reality Series: Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Louis XII Genius Award: Ryan Murphy