TV News / Award Shows: 2011 TCA Awards Winners

The winners of the 27th Annual TCA Awards were announced at on Saturday, August 6, 2011, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. “Parks and Recreation’s” Nick Offerman served as host. Friday Night Lights took home the award for Program of the Year. The DirecTV/NBC drama finished its five seasons run this year. Game of Thrones was chosen as Outstanding New Program. ABC’s Modern Family took the award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy for the second year in a row, while Mad Men topped Outstanding Achievement in Drama for the third time.

Here’s the list of winners, plus the complete list of nominees in all categories.

Individual Achievement in Drama: Jon Hamm (Mad Men, AMC)

Individual Achievement in Comedy: Ty Burrell (Modern Family, ABC) and Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation, NBC)

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information: Restrepo (National Geographic Channel)

Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming: Amazing Race (CBS)

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming: Sesame Street (PBS)

Outstanding New Program: Game of Thrones (HBO)

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials: Masterpiece: Sherlock (PBS)

Outstanding Achievement in Drama: Mad Men (AMC)

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy: Modern Family (ABC)

Career Achievement Award: Oprah Winfrey

Heritage Award: The Dick Van Dyke Show

Program of the Year: Friday Night Lights (DirecTV/NBC)


Here is the complete list of nominations:

Individual Achievement in Drama

Steve Buscemi (“Boardwalk Empire,” HBO)

Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones,” HBO)

Jon Hamm (“Mad Men,” AMC)

Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife,” CBS)

Margo Martindale (“Justified”, FX)

Timothy Olyphant (“Justified,” FX)


Individual Achievement in Comedy

Ty Burrell (“Modern Family,” ABC)

Louis C.K. (“Louie,” FX)

Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation,” NBC)

Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation,” NBC)

Danny Pudi (“Community,” NBC)

Jon Stewart (“The Daily Show,” Comedy Central)


Outstanding Achievement in News and Information

“If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise” (HBO)

“Restrepo” (National Geographic Channel)

“60 Minutes” (CBS)

“The Rachel Maddow Show” (MSNBC)

“30 for 30″ (ESPN)


Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming

“Amazing Race” (CBS)

“Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” (Travel Channel)

“Survivor” (CBS)

“The Voice” (NBC)

“Top Chef: All Stars” (Bravo)


Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming

“A Child’s Garden of Poetry” (HBO)

“iCarly” (Nickelodeon)

“Nick News with Linda Ellerbee” (Nickelodeon)

“R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour” (The Hub)

“Sesame Street” (PBS)

“Yo Gabba Gabba” (Nick Jr.)


Outstanding New Program

“Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)

“Game of Thrones” (HBO)

“Terriers” (FX)

“The Killing” (AMC)

“Walking Dead” (AMC)


Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials

“Cinema Verite” (HBO)

“Downton Abbey: Masterpiece” (PBS)

“Mildred Pierce” (HBO)

“Sherlock: Masterpiece” (PBS)

“Too Big to Fail” (HBO)


Outstanding Achievement in Drama

“Friday Night Lights” (DirecTV/NBC)

“Game of Thrones” (HBO)

“Justified” (FX)

“Mad Men” (AMC)

“The Good Wife” (CBS)


Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

“Community” (NBC)

“Louie” (FX)

“Modern Family” (ABC)

“Parks and Recreation” (NBC)

“Raising Hope” (FOX)


Career Achievement Award

Steven Bochco

Dick Ebersol

Cloris Leachman

David Letterman

William Shatner

Oprah Winfrey


Heritage Award

“All in the Family”

“Freaks and Geeks”

“The Dick Van Dyke Show”

“Twin Peaks”


Program of the Year

“Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)

“Friday Night Lights” (DirecTV/NBC)

“Game of Thrones” (HBO)

“Justified” (FX)

“Parks and Recreation” (NBC)



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