Emilia has been nominated as Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Daenerys in HBO’s Game of Thrones. The show is also nominated for Best Drama Series, and her fellow cast members Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Diana Rigg are also nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series respectively. Make sure you tune in on the internet live stream on June 10th as the show will be broadcast for the first time via UStream. Read more about this year’s awards below:
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) today announced nominations for the 3rd annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which will be held the evening of Monday, June 10, 2013 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. For the first time the award show will be webcast live on UStream at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/critics-choice-television-awards.
Fan favorite actress and stand-up comedian Retta, currently appearing as Donna Meagle on Parks and Recreation, will host. She has appeared in numerous films and television shows, and has performed on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend.
HBO led the networks in most nominations with 21, followed closely by FX, which collected 19. Topping the list of nominated series are The Big Bang Theory (CBS) and American Horror Story: Asylum (FX) with six nominations each. Other series with multiple nominations include Parks and Recreation (NBC) and Top of the Lake (Sundance) with five each and The Americans (FX), Breaking Bad (AMC), Game of Thrones (HBO), The Good Wife (CBS), Louie (FX), New Girl (FOX) and Political Animals (USA) with four each.
“This year’s nominations reflect the expanding definition of television, with nominated programs and performances representing new platforms as well as broadcast and cable,” said BTJA President Joey Berlin. “As evidenced by nominations for the third annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, television continues to be a rich and diverse source of high quality entertainment.”