Critics' Choice Awards 2014: Orange is the New Black, Breaking Bad and Fargo win big

Other winners included Matthew McConaughey and The Big Bang Theory

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Netflix original Orange is the New Black was among the big winners at the Critics’ Choice TV Awards in Los Angeles last night.

The US prison comedy won Best Comedy Series, with Kate Mulgrew and Uzo Aduba picking up the Supporting Actress in a Comedy and Guest Performer in a Comedy gongs.

The second season of the hit show dropped on Netflix earlier this month to rave reviews.

Elsewhere, Aaron Paul won Best Supporting Actor in a Drama for his role as Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad, while the crime drama was also awarded Best Drama Series.

Lead actor Bryan Cranston, who played chemistry teacher turned meth manufacturer Walter White, lost out to True Detective’s Matthew McConaughey for the Best Actor in a Drama Series accolade.

 

The TV remake of the Coen brothers’ Fargo took home the Miniseries award while Billy Bob Thornton won Lead Actor in a Movie/Miniseries.

Other winners included Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany for Best Actress in a Drama Series; Normal Heart for Best Movie; The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon for Best Talk Show; The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons for Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series; and Scandal’s Bellamy Young for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Winners list in full

Best Drama Series: Breaking Bad

Best Actor In A Drama Series: Matthew McConaughey, True Detective

Best Actress In A Drama Series: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Best Comedy Series: Orange Is The New Black

Best Lead Actress In A Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Best Lead Actor In A Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Best Movie: The Normal Heart

Best Mini-Series: Fargo

Best Reality Host: Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Best Talk Show: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Best Actress In A Movie Or Mini-Series: Jessica Lange, American Horror Story

Best Actor In A Movie Or Mini-Series: Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo

Best Animated Series: Archer

Best Reality Series Competition: Shark Tank

Best Reality Series: Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Critics' Choice Louis XIII Genius Award: Ryan Murphy

Best Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series: Allison Janney, Mom and Kate Mulgrew, Orange Is The New Black

Best Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series: Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine Nine

Best Supporting Actress In A Movie Or Mini-Series: Allison Tolman, Fargo

Best Supporting Actor In A Movie Or Mini-Series: Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart

Best Guest Performer In A Drama Series: Allison Janney, Masters Of Sex

Best Guest Performer In A Comedy Series: Uzo Aduba, Orange Is The New Black

Best Supporting Actor In A Drama Series: Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad

Best Supporting Actress In A Drama Series: Bellamy Young, Scandal

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