ABC's hit Modern Family was named best comedy series and AMC's Mad Men won the best drama series award today at the inaugural Critics' Choice Television Awards.
Mad Men's Jon Hamm was named best actor in a drama, while Jim Parsons took home the prize for best actor in a comedy series for his work on The Big Bang Theory.
Julianna Margulies won best actress in a drama for The Good Wife, while Tina Fey was named best actress for 30 Rock.
Despite having five of its cast members nominated for supporting roles, Modern Family failed to win any acting awards. Neil Patrick Harris was named best supporting actor in a comedy for How I Met Your Mother, while Busy Philipps of Cougar Town won best supporting actress.
In the drama categories, John Noble of Fringe was named best
supporting actor, while the supporting-actress category ended in a tie between Christina Hendricks of Mad Men and Margo Martindale of Justified.
The awards were presented by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, an offshoot of the Broadcast Film Critics' Association, which annually presents the Critics' Choice Movie Awards. The group's inaugural awards show were held at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Here is the complete list of winners:
BEST DRAMA SERIES
BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
John Noble, Fringe
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
Margo Martindale, Justified
BEST REALITY SERIES
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
BEST REALITY SERIES, COMPETITION
BEST REALITY SHOW HOST
Mike Rowe, Dirty Jobs
BEST TALK SHOW
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
BEST COMEDY SERIES
BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Busy Philipps, Cougar Town