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AMC Honored with Six Critics’ Choice Television Award Nominations

Today the Broadcast Television Journalists Association has announced their nominees for its fourth annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards and AMC’s Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, and The Killing were nominated for six awards collectively.

Breaking Bad is nominated for Best Drama Series, competing against HBO’s Game of Thrones and True Detective, CBS’s The Good WifeShowtime’s Masters of Sex, and FX’s The Americans for the top spot. Bryan Cranston has also been nominated for Best Actor in a Drama Series alongside Hugh Dancy (NBC’s Hannibal), Freddie Highmore (A&E’s Bates Motel), Matthew McConaughey (HBO’s True Detective), Matthew Rhys (FX’s The Americans) and Michael Sheen (Showtime’s Masters of Sex).

Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul received a nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category alongside The Killing‘s Peter Sarsgaard. Together, they’ll compete against The Good Wife‘s Josh Charles, Justified‘s Walton Goggins, Ray Donovan‘s Jon Voight and Boardwalk Empire‘s Jeffrey Wright for the award.

In the Best Supporting Actress category, Breaking Bad‘s Anna Gunn received a nomination alongside The Walking Dead’s Melissa McBride. Also nominated are The Good Wife‘s Christine Baranski, The Americans‘ Annet Mahendru, Sons of Anarchy‘s Maggie Siff and Scandal‘s Bellamy Young.

The winners will be announced during a ceremony Thursday, June 19th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

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