2012 Critics’ Choice Television Awards: ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Homeland’ winners

"Mad Men" struck gold.

The 2012 Critics’ Choice Television Awards are being held in Los Angeles, and we’re going to have a full list of winners by the end of the night. This is only the second-annual ceremony designed to highlight the best of TV, and is being looked at in some ways as a precursor to the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards, whose nominations will be announced in mid-July.

Check back soon, as this list will be updated once more winners are announced.

Best Animated Series – “Archer” (FX)

Best Movie / Miniseries – “Sherlock” (PBS)

Best Actor in a Movie / Miniseries – Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock” (PBS)

Best Actress in a Movie / Miniseries – Julianne Moore, “Game Change” (HBO)

Best Reality Series – “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” (Travel Channel)

Best Reality Competition Series – “The Voice” (NBC)

Best Reality Show Host – Cat Deeley, “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox) and Tom Bergeron, “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC). The vote was a tie.

Best Talk Show – “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (NBC)

Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series – Paul Rudd, “Parks and Recreation” (NBC)

Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series – Lucy Liu, “Southland” (TNT)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Giancarlo Esposito, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men” (AMC)

Best Actor in a Drama Series – Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)

Best Actress in a Drama Series – Claire Danes, “Homeland” (Showtime)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Ty Burrell, “Modern Family” (ABC)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy series – Julie Bowen, “Modern Family” (ABC)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series – Louis C.K., “Louie” (FX)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series – Zooey Deschanel, “New Girl” (Fox) and Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation” (NBC). This vote was yet another tie.

Best Drama Series – “Homeland” (Showtime)

Best Comedy Series – “Community” (NBC)

When it comes to analysis, we want to overall applaud the show for going out on a limb. The wins for “Community” and Esposito were welcome surprises, even if our fellow critics haven’t completely gotten over their “Modern Family” addiction just yet. On a different note, “The Voice” really won? Did any of these people see the show past the blind auditions?

Do you think some of the right people (and shows) were victorious? Sound off in the comment box below!

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