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The 2014 Timmy Television Awards

The 4th Annual Timmy Television Awards



The Timmy Awards annually honor excellence in television from the previous season. This year we look at the great work from the 2013-14 season. Winners are in bold.




Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Parks and Recreation - NBC
  • Veep - HBO
  • Trophy Wife - ABC
  • The Big Bang Theory - CBS
  • Episodes - Showtime

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Hannibal - NBC
  • Elementary - CBS
  • True Blood - HBO
  • The Good Wife - CBS
  • Parenthood - NBC

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Amy Poehler - Parks and Recreation
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfuss - Veep
  • Lisa Kudrow - Web Therapy
  • Emmy Rossum - Shameless
  • Mindy Kailing - The Mindy Project
  • Taylor Schilling - Orange is the New Black

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Adam Scott - Parks and Recreation
  • Louis C.K. - Louie
  • Chris Messina - The Mindy Project
  • Robin Williams - The Crazy Ones
  • Matt LeBlanc - Episodes
  • Michael J Fox - The Michael J Fox Show

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Allison Janney - Mom
  • Rashida Jones - Parks and Recreation
  • Kristen Johnson - The Exes
  • Niecy Nash - Getting On/ The Soul Man
  • Mayim  Bialik - The Big Bang Theory
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar - The Crazy Ones

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Tony Hale - Veep
  • Albert Tsai - Trophy Wife
  • Danny Pudi - Community
  • Nick Offerman - Parks and Recreation
  • James Wolk - The Crazy Ones
  • Rob Lowe - Parks and Recreation

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

  • Lucy Liu - Elementary
  • Piper Perabo - Covert Affairs
  • Elisabeth Moss- Mad Men
  • Keri Russel - The Americans
  • Mariska Hargitay - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Megan Boone - The  Blacklist

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

  • Matthew McConuaghey - True Detective
  • Hugh Dancy - Hannibal
  • Kevin Bacon - The Following 
  • Kevin Spacey - House of Cards
  • James Spader - The Blacklist
  • Jason Beghe - Chicago PD

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

  • Monica Potter - Parenthood
  • Erika Christensen - Parenthood
  • Christina Hendricks- Mad Men
  • Michelle Monaghan - True Detective
  • Jeanne Tripplehorn - Criminal Minds
  • Caroline Dhavernas - Hannibal

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

  • Laurence Fishbourne - Hannibal
  • Raul Esperaza - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Dule Hill -Psych
  • Eamonn Walker - Chicago Fire
  • Sam Jaeger - Parenthood
  • Patrick Duffy - Dallas

Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series

  • Linda Cardellini - New Girl
  • Jonathan Banks - Community 
  • Kathy Bates - Mike and Molly
  • Dennis Haysbert - Trophy Wife
  • Marilu Henner - Brooklyn 99

Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series

  • Dianne Wiest - The Blacklist
  • Rena Sofer - Chicago PD
  • Pablo Schreiber - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Michael J Fox - The Good Wife
  • Diana Rigg - Game of Thrones
  • Sutton Foster - Psych

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series

  • Michael Schur - Parks and Recreation "London"
  • David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik - Episodes "Episode Nine"
  • John Altschuler, Dave Krinsky, & Mike Judge - Silicon Valley "Minium Viable Product"
  • David E. Kelley - The Crazy Ones "Pilot"
  • Louis CK - Louie "Back"

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series

  • Armando Iannucci - Veep "Debate"
  • Jason Moore - Trophy Wife "The Social Network"
  • Michael Trim - Parks and Recreation "Fluoride"
  • Richard Shepard - Girls "Incidentals"
  • Andy Cadiff - Hot in Cleveland "The One with George Clooney"

Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series

  • Bryan Fuller & Steve Lightfoot - Hannibal "Kaiseki"
  • Gina Fattore - Parenthood "In Dreams Begin Responsibility"
  • Jeffrey Paul King - Elementary "Solve for X"
  • Ann Biderman - Ray Donovan "Same Exactly"
  • Erica Messer - Criminal Minds "Demons"

Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series

  • Brooke Kennedy - The Good Wife "Dramatics, Your Honor"
  • Christopher Manley - Mad Men "Field Trip"
  • Steve Franks - Psych "The Break-Up"
  • Tim Van Patten - Broadwalk Empire "Farewell Daddy Blues"
  • Alan Poul - The Newsroom "Election Night Part II"

Outstanding Miniseries/Made for TV Movie

  • Burton & Taylor - BBC
  • The Trip to Bountiful - Lifetime
  • Fargo - FX
  • Killing Kennedy - National Geographic
  • Luther - BBC

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries/Made for TV Movie

  • Minnie Driver - Return to Zero
  • Heather Graham - Flowers in the Attic
  • Cicely Tyson - The Trip to Bountiful
  • Christina Ricci - Lizzie Borden Took an Ax
  • Zoe Saldana - Rosemary's Baby
  • Mary-Louise Parker - Christmas in Conway

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries/Made for TV Movie

  • Billy Bob Thornton - Fargo
  • Rob Lowe - Killing Kennedy
  • Mike Vogel - In My Dreams
  • Bill Nighy - Turks & Caicos
  • Idris Elba - Luther

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries/Made for TV Movie

  • Heather Graham - Petals on the Wind
  • Ellen Burstyn - Flowers in the Attic (tie)
  • Kathy Bates - American Horror Story: Coven (tie)
  • Julia Roberts - The Normal Heart
  • Condola Rashād - The Trip to Bountiful

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries/Made for TV Movie

  • Blair Underwood - The Trip to Bountiful
  • Colin Hanks - Fargo
  • Warren Brown - Luther

Outstanding Web-based Content

  • Orange is the New Black 
  • House of Cards 
  • DeVanity
  • Blue
  • Alpha House

Outstanding Daytime Drama

  • Days of Our Lives
  • General Hospital
  • The Young and the Restless
  • The Bold and the Beautiful

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Daytime Drama

  • Eileen Davidson - Days of Our Lives
  • Finola Hughes - General Hospital
  • Kelly Monaco - General Hospital
  • Katherine Kelly Lang - The Bold and the Beautiful 

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Daytime Drama 

  • Doug Davidson - The Young and the Restless
  • Jason Thompson - General Hospital
  • Billy Miller - The Young and the Restless
  • Christian leBlanc - The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Daytime Drama

  • Jane Elliot - General Hospital
  • Kelly Sullivan - General Hospital
  • Julie Marie Berman - General Hospital
  • Amelia Henile - The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Daytime Drama

  • Bradford Anderson - General Hospital
  • Eric Martsolf - Days of Our Lives
  • Steve Burton - The Young and the Restless
  • Sean Blakemore - General Hospital

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