TBBT receives 6 nominations at Critics' Choice Awards Posted May 22, 2013
The Big Bang Theory has received six nominations at the 3rd Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards. The Broadcast Television Journalists Association announced the nominations today. With six nominations each, The Big Bang Theory and American Horror Story: Aslyum are the most nominated programs.
The Big Bang Theory was nominated in the Best Comedy Series and goes up against FX's Louie, ABC's The Middle, Fox's New Girl, NBC's Parks and Recreation and HBO's Veep. This is The Big Bang Theory's third consecutive nomination for the award, having been nominated each year of this award.
Jim Parsons received a nomination for the Best Actor in a Comedy Series award. The other contenders for the award ar Don Cheadle (House of Lies), Louis C.K. (Louie), Jake Johnson (New Girl), Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory). This is also Jim Parson's third consecutive nomination for the award.
Simon Helberg is up for the Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Also competing for the award are New Girl's Max Greenfield, Girls' Alex Karpovsky, Happy Endings' Adam Pally, Parks and Recreation's Chris Pratt and Community's Danny Pudi. This is Simon Helberg's first nomination for the award.
Kaley Cuoco and Melissa Rauch are both nominated in the Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category. The other contenders are Carly Chaikin (Suburgatory), Sarah Hyland (Modern Family), Eden Sher (The Middle) and Casey Wilson (Happy Endings). This is the first nomination for both stars.
Guest star Bob Newhart is nominated in the Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series category for his memorable appearance in The Proton Resurgence.
The 3rd Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards will be held Monday, June 10, 2013 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel and will be hosted by Parks and Recreation's Retta. For the first time the award show will be webcast live on UStream at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/critics-choice-television-awards.
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