'Game Of Thrones' Wins Big At TCA Awards

July 30th, 2012 8:53am EDT

Game of Thrones 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

Related: Breaking Bad, Cheers, Claire Danes, David Letterman, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, Homeland, Louie, Louis C.K., So You Think You Can Dance, Switched At Birth, Television, TV Networks, HBO

Photo Credits: HBO

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