Saturday, 29 June 2013

Tyler's Choice Television Awards 2013 ~ Winners

Here are a collection of the winners from my nominations. Every year they get somewhat harder and harder to pick ones, but I think that these are some of the best decisions I have made. I hope you agree and enjoy reading this. Boldface indicates winner, and the only one with the award.


Best Drama Series

1st: Homeland
2nd: Breaking Bad
3rd: Mad Men

Best Comedy Series

1st: The Big Bang Theory
2nd: 30 Rock
3rd: Louie

Best Miniseries/TV Movie

1st: Behind the Candelabra
2nd: American Horror Story: Asylum
3rd: Parade's End

Best Animated Program (with Episode)

1st: Futurama "The Bots and the Bees"
2nd: The Simpsons "The Day the Earth Stood Cool"
3rd: American Dad! "Lost in Space"

Best Actor - Drama

1st: Bryan Cranston - Breaking Bad
2nd: Damian Lewis - Homeland
3rd: Jon Hamm - Mad Men

Best Actor - Comedy

1st: Jim Parsons - The Big Bang Theory
2nd: Louis C.K. - Louie
3rd: Alec Baldwin - 30 Rock

Best Actor - Miniseries/TV Movie

1st: Michael Douglas - Behind the Candelabra
2nd: Al Pacino - Phil Spector
3rd: Benedict Cumberbatch - Parade's End

Best Actress - Drama

1st: Claire Danes - Homeland
2nd: Julianna Margulies - The Good Wife
3rd: Keri Russell - The Americans

Best Actress - Comedy

1st: Amy Poehler - Parks and Recreation
2nd: Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep
3rd: Zooey Deschanel - New Girl

Best Actress - Miniseries/TV Movie

1st: Jessica Lange - American Horror Story: Asylum
2nd: Elisabeth Moss - Top of the Lake
3rd: Laura Linney - The Big C: Hereafter

Best Sup. Actor - Drama 

1st: Aaron Paul - Breaking Bad and John Noble - Fringe
2nd: Mandy Patinkin - Homeland
3rd: Peter Dinklage - Game of Thrones

Best Sup. Actor - Comedy

1st: Max Greenfield - New Girl
2nd: Simon Helberg - The Big Bang Theory
3rd: Ty Burrell - Modern Family

Best Sup. Actor - Miniseries

1st: Zachary Quinto - American Horror Story: Asylum
2nd: James Cromwell - American Horror Story: Asylum
3rd: James Woods - Mary and Martha

Best Sup. Actress - Drama

1st: Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey
2nd: Christina Hendricks - Mad Men
3rd: Anna Gunn - Breaking Bad

Best Sup. Actress - Comedy

1st: Julie Bowen - Modern Family
2nd: Mayim Bialik - The Big Bang Theory
3rd: Betty White - Hot in Cleveland 

Best Sup. Actress - Miniseries/TV Movie

1st: Sarah Paulson - American Horror Story: Asylum
2nd: Lily Rabe - American Horror Story: Asylum
3rd: Ellen Burstyn - Political Animals

Best Guest Actor - Drama

1st: Ray Romano - Parenthood
2nd: Michael J. Fox - The Good Wife
3rd: Nathan Lane - The Good Wife

Best Guest Actor - Comedy

1st: Will Arnett - 30 Rock and Bob Newhart - The Big Bang Theory
2nd: Patrick Stewart - American Dad!
3rd: Martin Short - Saturday Night Live

Best Guest Actress - Drama

1st: Shirley MacLaine - Downton Abbey
2nd: Jane Fonda - The Newsroom
3rd: Stockhard Channing - The Good Wife

Best Guest Actress - Comedy

1st: Elaine Stritch - 30 Rock
2nd: Parker Posey - Louie
3rd: Kristen Wiig - Saturday Night Live

Best Direction - Drama

1st: David Fincher - House of Cards
2nd: Greg Mottola - The Newsroom
3rd: Rian Johnson - Breaking Bad

Best Direction - Comedy

1st: Beth McCarthy-Miller - 30 Rock
2nd: Louis C.K. - Louie
3rd: Jesse Peretz - Girls

Best Direction - Miniseries/TV Movie

1st: Steven Soderbergh - Behind the Candelabra
2nd: Michael Lehmann - American Horror Story: Asylum
3rd: Susannah White - Parade's End

Best Direction - Animation

1st: Stephen Sandoval - Futurama
2nd: Joe Daniello - American Dad!
3rd: Matthew Faughnan - The Simpsons

Best Writing - Drama

1st: Beau Willimon - House of Cards
2nd: Meredith Stiehm - Homeland
3rd: J.H. Wyman - Fringe

Best Writing - Comedy

1st: Jack Burditt, Robert Carlock, Tina Fey & Tracey Wigfield - 30 Rock
2nd: Lena Dunham & Sarah Heyward - Girls
3rd: Elizabeth Meriwether - New Girl

Best Writing - Miniseries/TV Movie

1st: Richard LaGravenese - Behind the Candelabra
2nd: Tom Stoppard - Parade's End
3rd: David Mamet - Phil Spector

Best Writing - Animation

1st: Matt Selman - The Simpsons
2nd: Trey Parker - South Park
3rd: Patrick Meighan - Family Guy

Best Host - Reality Show

1st: Tom Bergeron - Dancing with the Stars
2nd: Phil Keoghan - The Amazing Race
3rd: Ryan Seacrest - American Idol

Best Voice Acting

1st: Kristen Wiig - The Looney Tunes Show
2nd: Dee Bradley Baker - American Dad!
3rd: John DiMaggio - Futurama


  1. A great list! I particularly like Amy Poehler, Ray Romano, and Elaine Stritch.