Top prizes went to four NBC shows at the Television Critics Association Awards in Los Angeles, including outstanding program of the year to the freshman hit Heroes.
Heroes also took the best new drama prize at the People's Choice Awards in February and is up for an Emmy this year.
Ali Larter, Hayden Panettiere and Masi Oka - among others - celebrate the success of Heroes.
Another first-year show, Friday Night Lights, was handed the award for outstanding new program while fellow NBC series The Office took home the comedy trophy.
Alec Baldwin of 30 Rock, also on NBC, won best actor in a comedy while Michael C. Hall picked up the best actor in a drama category for Dexter.
The Sopranos, which bowed this year after six seasons, nabbed outstanding achievement in drama and the Heritage Award, which honors long-running programs with a "lasting cultural or social impact."