Big Bang Theory, Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones win big at Critics Choice TV Awards

  • CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, AMC series Breaking Bad and HBO's Game of Thrones won the top prizes of the night at the Critics Choice Television Awards on Monday.

    HBO film Behind the Candelabra scooped the award for best mini-series or movie while Michael Douglas's portrayal of Liberace won him the award for best actor in the same category.

    Elisabeth Moss won the award for best actress in a movie or mini-series category for BBC drama Top of the Lake.

    The Big Bang Theory took home the award for best comedy with co-stars Kaley Cuoco and Simon Helberg winning best comedy supporting actor awards.

    Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad were tied for the Best Drama Series prize.

    Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston won Best Actor in a Drama Series for the second consecutive year.

    Tatiana Maslany won the award for best actress for her portrayal of a woman with several identities on BBC America drama Orphan Black.

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus took home the gong for best comedy series actress for her work on HBO's political sitcom Veep, while Louis C.K. of FX's Louie won the best comedy series actor for a second year in a row.

    The winners of the third annual Critics Choice Television Awards were chosen by members of the Broadcast Television Journalists Association.