Mad Men won big at yesterday’s inaugural Critics’ Choice Television Awards.The AMC TV series picked up Best Drama, while its stars John Hamm and Christina Hendricks won the Best Actor in a Drama and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama prizes respectively. Christina shared her accolade, however, with Margo Martindale of Justified.
Other winners on the night included The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons, who took home the award for Best Actor in a Comedy, while Tina Fey picked up Best Actress in a Comedy.
How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris was named Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy, while Cougar Townactress Busy Philipps collected the female equivalent, cheered on by her co-star Courteney Cox.
List of main winners at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards 2011:
Best Drama: ‘Mad Men’
Best Comedy: ‘Modern Family’
Actor in a Drama: Jon Hamm, ‘Mad Men’
Actress in a Drama: Julianna Margulies, ‘The Good Wife’
Supporting Actor in a Drama: John Noble, ‘Fringe’
Supporting Actress in a Drama (tie): Margo Martindale, ‘Justified;’ Christina Hendricks, ‘Mad Men’
Actor in a Comedy: Jim Parsons, ‘The Big Bang Theory’
Actress in a Comedy: Tina Fey, ’30 Rock’
Supporting Actor in a Comedy: Neil Patrick Harris, ‘How I Met Your Mother’
Supporting Actress in a Comedy: Busy Philipps, ‘Cougar Town’
Best Reality Series (tie): ‘Hoarders’, ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’
Best Reality Series Competition: ‘American Idol’
Best Reality Show Host: Mike Rowe, ‘Dirty Jobs’
Best Talk Show: ‘The Daily Show’
Do you think the critics were right on with the awards? We couldn’t agree more with Jim Parsons, Neil Patrick Harris, and the awards for Mad Men!