'Game Of Thrones' Wins Big At TCA Awards
July 30th, 2012 8:53am EDT
While many people were watching Olympics coverage, there was another notable happening in the television industry over the weekend.
"Game Of Thrones" won the coveted Program of the Year prize at the 2012 Television Critics Association Awards on Saturday night in Los Angeles.
Other big show winners included "Breaking Bad" and "Downton Abbey." "Homeland" actress Claire Danes and comedian Louis C.K. won the top acting awards.
David Letterman was honored with the Career Achievement Award, and the TCA paid homage to "Cheers" by presenting the beloved series with the Heritage Award.
The winners were:
Individual Achievement in Drama: Claire Danes, Homeland
Individual Achievement in Comedy: Louis C.K., Louie
Outstanding Achievement in News and Information: 60 Minutes
Outstanding Achievement in Reality Programming: So You Think You Can Dance
Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming: Switched at Birth
Outstanding New Program: Homeland
Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials: Masterpiece: Downton Abbey
Outstanding Achievement in Drama: Breaking Bad
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy: Louie
Career Achievement Award: David Letterman
Heritage Award: Cheers
Program of the Year: Game of Thrones
Photo Credits: HBO