“Modern Family” leads the 1st Critics’ Choice TV Awards nominations (Complete list)

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Updated: June 21, 2011 4:46 p.m.

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ABC’s “Modern Family” led the 1st Critics’ Choice Television Awards nominations, for the inauguration kick-off of celebrating the best of American TV, with the complete list available below.

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As announced by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) on Monday, June 6, the 1st Critics’ Choice Television Awards night will be held on June 20, 2011, Monday.

Apparently, BTJA is a new subsidiary of Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), with the inaugural event to be held at the Beverly Hills Hotel in California.

According to its report, Cat Deeley will be the show host and the special event can be watched live at VH1.com and will be rebroadcast on the ReelzChannel on June 22, Wednesday at 8 p.m. (ET)

Meanwhile, comedy series “Modern Family” had six nominations including the Best Comedy series, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

Ty Burrell, Ed O’Neill and Eric Stonestreet are to compete with the others for the Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, while Julie Bowen and Sofía Vergara are both nominated for the Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

Incidentally, ABC had the most number of nominations, a total of 16, while NBC had 12. FX and AMC led the cable networks nominations, with nine each.

As of this writing, BTJA said that submissions are still being accepted for the Most Exciting New Series category.

Below is the complete list of 1st Critics’ Choice Television Awards nominations, as summarized from CriticsChoice.com.

Best Drama Series
Fringe, FOXBoardwalk Empire (HBO)
Dexter (Showtime)
Friday Night Lights (DirecTV)
The Good Wife (CBS)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
The Walking Dead (AMC)
Justified (FX)
The Killing (AMC)
Mad Men (AMC)

Best Actor in a Drama Series
Michael C. Hall, Dexter (Showtime)Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights (DirecTV)
Jon Hamm, Mad Men (AMC)
Timothy Olyphant, Justified (FX)
William H. Macy, Shameless (Showtime)

Best Actress in a Drama Series
Katey Sagal, Sons of Anarchy (FX)
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife (CBS)
Mireille Enos, The Killing (AMC)
Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights (DirecTV)
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men (AMC)
Anna Torv, Fringe (FOX)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
John Noble, Fringe (FOX)
John Slattery, Mad Men (AMC)
Walton Goggins, Justified (FX)
Shawn Hatosy, Southland (TNT)
Michael Pitt, Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Alan Cumming, The Good Wife (CBS)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Chloë Sevigny, Big Love (HBO)
Michelle Forbes, The Killing (AMC)
Margo Martindale, Justified (FX)
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife (CBS)
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men (AMC)

Best Reality Series
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC)
Sister Wives (TLC)
Undercover Boss (CBS)
Hoarders (A&E)
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Bravo)

Best Reality Series – Competition
Dancing with the Stars (ABC)
American Idol (FOX)
Top Chef (Bravo)
The Amazing Race (CBS)
Project Runway (Lifetime)
RuPaul’s Drag Race (Logo)

Best Reality Show Host
Ryan Seacrest, American Idol (FOX)
Ty Pennington, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC)
Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars (ABC)
Mike Rowe, Dirty Jobs (Discovery)
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)

Best Talk Show
The Oprah Winfrey Show, Harpo
The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Warner Bros.
The Daily Show, Comedy Central
Chelsea Lately, E!
Jimmy Kimmel Live!, ABC

Best Comedy Series
Modern Family (ABC)
Glee (FOX)
Archer (FX)
The Office (NBC)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Community (NBC)
Louie (FX)
The Middle (ABC)
30 Rock (NBC)
Parks and Recreation (NBC)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Joel McHale, Community (NBC)
Louis C.K., Louie (FX)
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock (NBC)
Steve Carell, The Office (NBC)
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Charlie Day, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Patricia Heaton, The Middle (ABC)
Tina Fey, 30 Rock (NBC)
Courteney Cox, Cougar Town (ABC)
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie (Showtime)
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation (NBC)
Martha Plimpton, Raising Hope (FOX)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell, Modern Family (ABC)
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family (ABC)
Ed O’Neill, Modern Family (ABC)
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
Danny Pudi, Community (NBC)
Nick Offerman, Parks and Recreation (NBC)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Julie Bowen, Modern Family (ABC)
Sofía Vergara, Modern Family (ABC)
Jane Lynch, Glee (FOX)
Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock (NBC)
Busy Philipps, Cougar Town (ABC)
Eden Sher, The Middle (ABC)

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