Carson Daly represented The Voice last night at the Critics' Choice Television Awards in Beverly Hills, taking home the best competition reality series honor for the cast, crew, and contestants. Backstage, we asked Carson to weigh in on the in-the-moment nature of the show and Adam Levine's recent outburst during an especially bad night for his team. He also told us why he thinks The Voice has succeeded while other TV singing contests have faltered.
Sarah Paulson snagged the best supporting actress in a movie or miniseries award at last night's Critics' Choice Television Awards for her work in American Horror Story. We caught up with the actress backstage to talk about the "harrowing" and "dark" roles she's played on the show. She also told us that next season, subtitled "Coven," will feature a lot of "bitchy witches" and more of Evan Peters.
We caught up with Alex Karpovsky of Girls last night at the Critics' Choice Television Awards in Beverly Hills to talk about what's ahead for his character, Ray, on the upcoming season of the HBO hit. We also asked him if any fans have gotten Ray's dialogue tattooed on their bodies as one viewer recently did with Lena's much-repeated "all adventurous women do" line from the show. It turns out, the answer is yes!
The third annual Critics' Choice Television Awards presented by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association were held at the Beverly Hilton in LA on Monday night to honor small-screen achievements. A whole host of stars and series were up for awards, and the big winners of the night included Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones — which tied for best drama — and presenter Kaley Cuoco's Big Bang Theory. The show won for best comedy, and Kaley also picked up best supporting actress in a comedy for her role on the CBS hit. Veep's Julia Louis-Dreyfus took home the top spot over Amy Poehler, Lena Dunham, Zooey Deschanel, and others in the best actress in a comedy category. Elisabeth Moss was nominated for Mad Men and won a statuette for her work in the miniseries Top of the Lake. Diane Kruger was on hand in a Nina Ricci dress, and Malin Akerman make her second red carpet appearance since welcoming her son, Sebastian, in April. There were plenty more TV stars on hand for the award ceremony, and we were on the red carpet, so stay tuned for more from the big event!
— Additional reporting by Lindsay Miller
Elisabeth Moss picked up an honor tonight at the Critics' Choice Television Awards for her role in the TV miniseries Top of the Lake, but backstage, we also had to ask her about Mad Men. Elisabeth gave us a little hint to go on about the endlessly "mysterious" Bob Benson and also told us how her own experiences living in NYC have mirrored Peggy Olson's. Elisabeth also gave us the scoop on her dramatic new hair transformation, which she said was "Rihanna-inspired."
Bryan Cranston, former costar Jonathan Banks, and Breaking Bad's producers celebrated their tie with Game of Thrones for best drama tonight at the Critics' Choice Television Awards. We asked the crew to tell us about the mood on their last day at work shooting the series finale, which they said was full of tears and hugs. Bryan and Jonathan also told us whether they've patched things up after their memorable last moments on screen together.
Parenthood's Monica Potter took home the best supporting actress in a drama series award tonight at the Critics' Choice Television Awards after a season that hit especially close to home. Monica, who had a breast-cancer scare last year, portrayed her character Kristina's battle with the disease this year on the drama. See what Monica told us about the "incredible" opportunity to bring awareness to the disease and how women who have been touched by breast cancer reacted to the show's treatment of the illness.
Nominations are in for the third annual Critics' Choice Television Awards! New Girl is getting a lot of love, with a nod for best comedy series, while stars Zooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield, and Jake Johnson nabbed nominations. Also earning a few nods? Breaking Bad, Parks and Recreation (Chris Pratt!), and Game of Thrones. Mad Men has been mysteriously snubbed, though Elisabeth Moss did get nominated for her role in the miniseries Top of the Lake.
The awards will be passed on June 10, but check out all the nominations after the jump.
Movies have their share of award shows, but at last night's Critics' Choice Television Awards, it was all about recognizing the stars of the small screen. The casts of Modern Family, New Girl, Community, and more came out to accept honors on stage — including a few surprises. Check out our interviews with the actors, and find out if your favorite series took home an award in PopSugar Rush!
Last night, our favorite network stars hit the red carpet in honor of the Critics' Choice Television Awards. Don't be fooled — they may be stars of the small screen, but there's no shortage of major glamour in this crew. The Beverly Hilton was awash in megawatt metallics like Emmy Rossum in a gilded Donna Karan gown. Meanwhile, Cat Deeley played right into Summer's easy-chic with a breezy nude maxi dress, and Zooey Deschanel showed off her signature retro-inspired charm in a gorgeous fit-and-flare Oscar de la Renta confection. Inside, we've highlighted more of the night's standouts; just click on for a look at all of TV's most stylish — and be sure to tell us your pick for best dressed in the comments.