American Horror Story: Asylum' and 'The Big Bang Theory' have each been nominated for six Critics' Choice Television Awards.
'AHS: Asylum' received nods for Best Movie or Minseries, Best Actress in a Movie or Minseries for Jessica Lange, Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries for James Cromwell and Zachary Quinto and Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for Sarah Paulson and Lily Rabe.
Meanwhile 'The Big Bang Theory' was nominated for Best Comedy Series, while Jim Parsons got a Best Actor in a Comedy Series nod, Simon Helberg was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Kaley Cuoco and Melissa Rauch are both up for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and Bob Newhart will compete for Best Guest Performance in a Comedy Series.
Other series with multiple nominations include 'Parks and Recreation' and 'Top of the Lake' with five each and 'The Americans', 'Breaking Bad', 'Game of Thrones', 'The Good Wife', 'Louie' , 'New Girl' and 'Political Animals' with four each.
Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) President Joey Berlin said: “This year’s nominations reflect the expanding definition of television, with nominated shows and performances representing new platforms as well as broadcast and cable. As evidenced by nominations for the 3rd annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, television continues to be a rich and diverse source of high quality entertainment.”
'Parks and Recreation' star Retta will host the ceremony, which will be held on June 10, 2013 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.
The show will be webcast live on Ustream.
BEST DRAMA SERIES
'Game of Thrones'
'The Good Wife'
BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Bryan Cranston, 'Breaking Bad'
Damian Lewis, 'Homeland'
Andrew Lincoln, 'The Walking Dead'
Timothy Olyphant, Justified'
Matthew Rhys, 'The Americans'
Kevin Spacey, 'House of Cards'
BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Claire Danes, 'Homeland'
Vera Farmiga, 'Bates Motel'
Julianna Margulies, 'The Good Wife'
Tatiana Maslany, 'Orphan Black'
Elisabeth Moss, 'Mad Men'
Keri Russell, 'The Americans'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jonathan Banks, 'Breaking Bad'
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, 'Game of Thrones'
Michael Cudlitz, 'Southland'
Noah Emmerich, 'The Americans'
Walton Goggins, 'Justified'
Corey Stoll, 'House of Cards'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jennifer Carpenter, 'Dexter'
Emilia Clarke, 'Game of Thrones'
Anna Gunn, 'Breaking Bad'
Regina King, 'Southland'
Monica Potter, 'Parenthood'
Abigail Spencer, 'Rectify'
BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jim Beaver, 'Justified'
Jane Fonda, 'The Newsroom'
Martha Plimpton, 'The Good Wife'
Carrie Preston, 'The Good Wife'
Diana Rigg, 'Game of Thrones'
Jimmy Smits, 'Sons of Anarchy'
BEST COMEDY SERIES
'The Big Bang Theory'
'Parks and Recreation'
BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Don Cheadle, 'House of Lies'
Louis C.K., 'Louie'
Jake Johnson, 'New Girl'
Jim Parsons, 'The Big Bang Theory'
Adam Scott, 'Parks and Recreation'
Jeremy Sisto, 'Suburgatory'
BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Laura Dern, 'Enlightened'
Zooey Deschanel, 'New Girl'
Lena Dunham, 'Girls'
Sutton Foster, 'Bunheads'
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 'Veep'
Amy Poehler, 'Parks and Recreation'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Max Greenfield, 'New Girl'
Simon Helberg, 'The Big Bang Theory'
Alex Karpovsky, 'Girls'
Adam Pally, 'Happy Endings'
Chris Pratt, 'Parks and Recreation'
Danny Pudi, 'Community'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Carly Chaikin, 'Suburgatory'
Kaley Cuoco, 'The Big Bang Theory'
Sarah Hyland, 'Modern Family'
Melissa Rauch, 'The Big Bang Theory'
Eden Sher, 'The Middle'
Casey Wilson, 'Happy Endings'
BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A COMEDY SERIES
Melissa Leo, 'Louie'
David Lynch, 'Louie'
Bob Newhart, 'The Big Bang Theory'
Patton Oswalt, Parks and Recreation
Molly Shannon, 'Enlightened'
Patrick Wilson, 'Girls'
BEST MOVIE OR MINISERIES
'American Horror Story: Asylum'
'Behind the Candelabra'
'The Crimson Petal and the White'
'Top of the Lake'
BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Benedict Cumberbatch, 'Parade's End'
Matt Damon, 'Behind the Candelabra'
Michael Douglas, 'Behind the Candelabra'
Toby Jones, 'The Girl'
Al Pacino, 'Phil Spector'
Dominic West, 'The Hour'
BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Angela Bassett, 'Betty & Coretta'
Romola Garai, 'The Hour'
Rebecca Hall, 'Parade's End'
Jessica Lange, 'American Horror Story: Asylum'
Elisabeth Moss, 'Top of the Lake'
Sigourney Weaver, 'Political Animals'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
James Cromwell, 'American Horror Story: Asylum'
Peter Mullan, 'Top of the Lake'
Zachary Quinto, 'American Horror Story: Asylum'
Sebastian Stan, 'Political Animals'
David Wenham, 'Top of the Lake'
Thomas M. Wright, 'Top of the Lake'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Ellen Burstyn, 'Political Animals'
Sienna Miller, 'The Girl'
Sarah Paulson, 'American Horror Story: Asylum'
Lily Rabe, 'American Horror Story: Asylum'
Imelda Staunton, 'The Girl'
Alfre Woodard, 'Steel Magnolias'
BEST REALITY SERIES
'Small Town Security'
'Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan'
BEST REALITY SERIES—COMPETITION
'So You Think You Can Dance'
BEST REALITY HOST
Tom Bergeron, 'Dancing With the Stars'
Cat Deeley, 'So You Think You Can Dance'
Gordon Ramsay, 'Hell's Kitchen'/'Masterchef'
RuPaul, 'RuPaul's Drag Race'
Ryan Seacrest, 'American Idol'
Kurt Warner, 'The Moment'
BEST TALK SHOW
'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart'
'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'
'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon'
BEST ANIMATED SERIES
'Phineas and Ferb'
'The Simpsons '
'Star Wars: The Clone Wars'