Trophy Life: The Critics’ Choice Television Awards

The takeaway from last night’s awards? HBO needs more trophy shelves, Seth MacFarlane is a “genius,” and why aren’t you watching FX’s <em>Archer</em> already?
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If you are going by the numbers from last night’s Critics’ Choice Television Awards (broadcast on A&E), then HBO won the most trophies (the network took home seven; their limited miniseries Olive Kitteridge was the most awarded program, winning three prizes). FX’s Archer also cleaned up, winning the award for Best Animated Series for the fourth time in a row. Top it all off with one “genius”—Seth MacFarlane received the Broadcast Television Journalists Association’s LOUIS XIII Genius Award (from pal Charlize Theron).

A highlight of the evening? Allison Janney pulling an Adrien Brody on presenter James Corden. The kiss she planted on him when she got up to accept her award for Best Supporting Actress was one for the record books. Another highlight: HBO’s Bessie gaining momentum on the award train. Next stop on the battle of the TV remote? The Emmys in September.

Here is a full list of last night’s winners:

Best Drama Series: The Americans (FX)

Best Actor in a Drama Series: Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul (AMC)

Best Actress in a Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson, Empire (FOX)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul (AMC)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Lorraine Toussaint, Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series: Sam Elliott, Justified (FX)

Best Comedy Series: Silicon Valley (HBO)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent (Amazon)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: T.J. Miller, Silicon Valley (HBO)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Allison Janey, Mom (CBS)

Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series: Bradley Whitford, Transparent (Amazon)

Best Movie Made for Television: Bessie (HBO)

Best Limited Series: Olive Kitteridge (HBO)

Best Actor in a Movie or Limited Series: David Oyelowo, Nightingale (HBO)

Best Actress in a Movie or Limited Series: Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge (HBO)

Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Limited Series: Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge (HBO)

Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Limited Series: Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Freak Show (FX)

Best Reality Series: Shark Tank (ABC)

Best Reality Competition Series: Face Off (Syfy)

Best Reality Series Host: Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)

Best Talk Show: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)

Best Animated Series: Archer (FX)

Critics’ Choice LOUIS XIII Genius Award: Seth MacFarlane

Most Exciting New Series: American Crime Story (FX), Aquarius (NBC), Blindspot (NBC), Minority Report (FOX), The Muppets (ABC), Scream Queens (FOX), Supergirl (CBS) and UnREAL (Lifetime)

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