Do Critics’ Awards Predict The Emmys?

We will have our first clue on July 10, when the Emmy noms are announced. Meanwhile, last night, AMC’s “Breaking Bad” scored the win for best drama series while Netflix’s “Orange is the New Blackprevailed for comedy series at the fourth annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards. The race between FX’s “Fargo” and HBO’s “The Normal Heart” is heating up thanks to each production nabbing key awards Thursday night during the kudofest at the Beverly Hilton hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. “Fargo” and “OITNB” lead the field overall with three wins apiece. FX grabbed a total of five trophies, followed by HBO with four. Matthew McConaughey (pictured with “Orange” cast), who continued his awesomely alright alright year, won the competitive lead drama actor heat for HBO’s “True Detective,” giving him momentum going into the Emmy race. The actor, who nabbed the Oscar in March for “Dallas Buyers Club,” was effusive in praising the quality of television and its advantages for actors. “Television is raising the bar for character-driven drama,” he said.

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