"Community," "Homeland" win top honors at the Critics' Choice TV Awards

(L-R) The cast, actor Danny Pudi, actor Joel McHale, producer Russ Krasoff, actress Gillian Jacobs, and actress Alison Brie of the television show 'Community' celebrate during the Broadcast Television Journalists Association Second Annual Critics' Choice Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 18, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for Critics Choice

From left, actors Danny Pudi and Joel McHale, producer Russ Krasoff and actresses Gillian Jacobs and Alison Brie of "Community" celebrate at the Critics' Choice TV Awards on June 18, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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(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

  • Camille Mann

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