Television Critics Association Awards Recognize Homeland, Game of Thrones and More

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The 2012 Television Critics Association Awards, which will be held in a non-televised ceremony on July 28, have come out with their latest set of nominees.

Among the most recognized programs? Homeland, Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad. Read on for the complete breakdown.

TCA peeps

Individual Achievement in Drama

   Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad,” AMC)
   Claire Danes (“Homeland,” Showtime)
   Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones,” HBO)
   Jon Hamm (“Mad Men,” AMC)
   Jessica Lange (“American Horror Story,” FX)

Individual Achievement in Comedy

   Louis C.K. (“Louie,” FX)
   Lena Dunham (“Girls,” HBO)
   Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep,” HBO)
   Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory,” CBS)
   Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation,” NBC)

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information

   “Anderson Cooper 360” (CNN)
   “The Daily Show” (Comedy Central)
   “Frontline” (PBS)
   “60 Minutes” (CBS)
   “The Rachel Maddow Show” (MSNBC)

Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming

   “The Amazing Race” (CBS)
   “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC)
   “The Glee Project” (Oxygen)
   “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox)
   “The Voice” (NBC)

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming

    “iCarly” (Nickelodeon)
   “Phineas and Ferb” (Disney)
    “Sesame Street” (PBS)
   “Switched at Birth” (ABC Family)
   “Yo Gabba Gabba” (Nick Jr.)

Outstanding New Program

   “Girls” (HBO)
   “Homeland” (Showtime)
   “New Girl” (Fox)
   “Revenge” (ABC)
   “Smash” (NBC)

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials

   “Downton Abbey: Masterpiece” (PBS)
   “Game Change” (HBO)
   “Hatfields & McCoys” (History)
   “Hemingway & Gellhorn” (HBO)
   “Sherlock: Masterpiece” (PBS)

 Outstanding Achievement in Drama

   “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
   “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
   “Homeland” (Showtime)
   “Justified” (FX)
   “Mad Men” (AMC)

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

   “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
   “Community” (NBC)
   “Louie” (FX)
   “Modern Family” (ABC)
   “Parks and Recreation” (NBC)

 Career Achievement Award

   Dick Clark
   Andy Griffith
   David Letterman
   Regis Philbin
   William Shatner

 Heritage Award (Career achievement)

   “Cheers” (NBC)
   “Lost” (ABC)
   “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
   “Star Trek” (NBC)
   “Twin Peaks” (ABC)

Program of the Year

   “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
   “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
   “Homeland” (Showtime)
   “Mad Men” (AMC)
   “Downton Abbey: Masterpiece” (PBS)

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Wow, I am pretty on board with the comedy and drama nominations. Good to see!