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"The Americans" Tops Television Critics Association's Nominations List

Frank Ockenfels/FX(NEW YORK) -- The Television Critics Association has announced its nominees for the 2013 TCA Awards.

The FX series The Americans leads the way with four nominations, including in the program of the year category.  AMC's Breaking Bad, also a contender for program of the year, racked up three nods.

The other nominees for program of the year are HBO's Game of Thrones, AMC's The Walking Dead, and the Netflix drama House of Cards.

The winners will be announced at an invitation-only event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Aug. 3.

Here are the nominees for the 29th Annual TCA Awards:

Program of the Year
The Americans, FX
Breaking Bad, AMC
Game of Thrones, HBO
House of Cards, Netflix
The Walking Dead, AMC

Individual Achievement in Comedy
Louis C.K., Louie, FX
Lena Dunham, Girls, HBO
Jake Johnson, New Girl, Fox
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep, HBO
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation, NBC

Individual Achievement in Drama

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad, AMC
Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel, A&E
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black, BBC America
Monica Potter, Parenthood, NBC
Matthew Rhys, The Americans, FX

News and Information
Anderson Cooper 360, CNN
Central Park Five, PBS
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Comedy Central
The Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC
60 Minutes, CBS


The Amazing Race, CBS
The Glee Project, Oxygen
Shark Tank, ABC
Survivor, CBS
The Voice, NBC

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming
Adventure Time, Cartoon Network
Bunheads, ABC Family
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, PBS
Sesame Street, PBS
Switched at Birth, ABC Family

Outstanding New Program
The Americans, FX
Elementary, CBS
House of Cards, Netflix
The Mindy Project, Fox
Orphan Black, BBC America

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials
American Horror Story: Asylum, FX
Behind the Candelabra, HBO
Downton Abbey, PBS
Rectify, Sundance Channel
Top of the Lake, Sundance Channel

Outstanding Achievement in Drama
The Americans, FX
Breaking Bad, AMC
Game of Thrones, HBO
Homeland, Showtime
Mad Men, AMC

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

The Big Bang Theory, CBS
Louie, FX
New Girl, Fox
Parks and Recreation, NBC
Veep, HBO

Career Achievement Award
James L. Brooks
James Burrows
Jay Leno
William Shatner
Barbara Walters

Heritage Award
All In the Family, CBS
Lost, ABC
Saturday Night Live, NBC
Star Trek, NBC
Twin Peaks, ABC

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