(CBS News) "Community" and "Homeland" won big at Monday night's 2012 Critics' Choice Awards, winning honors for best comedy series and best drama series respectively.
Bryan Cranston took home the best actor in a drama series award for "Breaking Bad" and Claire Danes won for best actress in a drama series for "Homeland." In comedy, Louis C.K. won best actor for "Louie" and both Amy Poehler and Zooey Deschanel tied in the best actress category for "Parks and Recreation" and "New Girl."
The network with the most awards at the end of the night was NBC with five wins. AMC and ABC followed with three wins each.
The critics also selected shows for its most exciting new series category, with "The Mindy Project," "Nashville," "The Following," "The Newsroom," and "Political Animals" all making the list.
The award ceremony took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The winners were chosen by members of the Broadcast Television Journalists Association.
The full list of winners:
Best drama series - "Homeland," Showtime
Best actor in a drama series - Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad," AMC
Best actress in a drama series - Claire Danes, "Homeland," Showtime
Best supporting actor in a drama series - Giancarlo Esposito, "Breaking Bad," AMC
Best supporting actress in a drama series - Christina Hendricks, "Mad Men," AMC
Best guest performer in a drama series - Lucy Liu, "Southland," TNT
Best reality series - "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations," Travel Channel
Best reality series competition - "The Voice," NBC
Best reality show host - (tie) Tom Bergeron, "Dancing With the Stars," ABC; Cat Deeley, "So You Think You Can Dance," Fox
Best talk show - "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," NBC
Best comedy series - "Community," NBC
Best actor in a comedy series - Louis C.K., "Louie," FX
Best actress in a comedy series - (tie) Zooey Deschanel, "New Girl," Fox; Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation," NBC
Best supporting actor in a comedy series - Ty Burrell,"Modern Family," ABC