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Winners of 2013 Critics' Choice TV Awards: 'Game of Thrones' and 'Breaking Bad' Tie for Best Drama

June 11, 2013 (9:01 am) GMT
AMC's 'Breaking Bad' wins another prize, Best Actor, for Bryan Cranston, while CBS' 'The Big Bang Theory' tops the list in term of number with three throphies.
Winners of 2013 Critics' Choice TV Awards: 'Game of Thrones' and 'Breaking Bad' Tie for Best Drama

Fresh off its Sunday season 3 finale, "" was hailed at the 2013 Critics' Choice Television Awards. The HBO medieval series grabbed the Best Drama award, sharing the title with "" while edging out other strong competitors, including "", "", "" and "".

"Breaking Bad" snatched another prize, Best Actor in a Drama Series, for its lead . Winning the title for the second time, he thanked the critics as saying, "If you were not a conduit, we would not be anywhere."

Leading the nomination list with 6, "" ended up becoming a big winner in term of number with three prizes. The CBS high-rated sitcom was named Best Comedy Series. "I'm so used to laughing at ['s] Steve Levitan at these moments. I've never thanked critics in my whole life!" said "Big Bang" executive producer Chuck Lorre when accepting the prize.

Its star defeated co-star for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy trophy. She shared the award with of "". Meanwhile, was chosen as Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

"" was the Best Movie or Miniseries, edging out the likes of ": Asylum" and "". Though losing the said title, the FX horror series managed to bag two gongs through and 's wins as Best Supporting Actor and Actress in a Movie or Miniseries.

"Behind the Candelabra" lead actor , in the meantime, beat out his on-screen lover for the Best Actor in a Movie or Miniseries award. was chosen as Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for her role on Sundance's "", jokingly saying, "I've never won an award for acting. I have to remember not to thank anyone from ''!"

The gala night for the third annual Critics' Choice TV Awards was held June 10 in Beverly Hills. "" star Retta served as the host.



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