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Critics' Choice Television Award

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The Critics' Choice Television Awards are accolades that are presented annually by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) (US).[1] They were established in 2011, and the first ceremony was held on June 20, 2011, and streamed live on[2][3] The fourth ceremony was televised live, for the first time in award history, on June 19, 2014 on The CW.[4] In October 2014, the A&E Network was granted exclusive rights to broadcast the television and film awards in 2015 and 2016.[5]

Critics' Choice Television Award
7th Critics' Choice Television Awards
Awarded for Best in television
Country United States
Presented by Broadcast Television Journalists Association
First awarded 2011



The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) was founded in 2011 as an offshoot of the Broadcast Film Critics Association. The Awards are produced by executive producer Bob Bain.[6]

According to the acting president of the BTJA, Joey Berlin, the Critics' Choice Television Awards were launched "to enhance access for broadcast journalists covering the television industry. Just as the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards has been established as an important part of the annual movie awards season, we are confident that the Critics' Choice Television Awards will play a similar role for the television industry."[7]

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  1. ^ "Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Winners of the 2nd Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards". The Broadcast Films Critics Association. 2012-06-18. Retrieved 2012-06-20. 
  2. ^ Labrecque, Jeff (2011-06-06). "'Modern Family' cast nabs five Critics Choice Television Awards nominations". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2011-06-08. 
  3. ^ Ausiello, Michael (2010-06-06). "Mad Men, Fringe, Good Wife, Modern Family, Community, Justified Lead Critics Choice Kudos". TVLine. Retrieved 2011-06-08. 
  4. ^ Bibel, Sara (September 16, 2013). "The CW to Broadcast the 'Critics Choice Movie Awards' & 'Critics Choice Television Awards' in 2014". Zap2it. The CW press release. Retrieved September 16, 2013. 
  5. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (October 7, 2014). "A&E Network to Televise 'The Critics' Choice Awards'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 7, 2014. 
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2010-05-31). "Critics' Choice Television Awards Land TV, Online Distribution, Tap Host". Deadline. Retrieved 2011-06-09. 
  7. ^ Ng, Philiana (2011-04-13). "Critics' Choice Television Awards Announce Categories". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2011-06-08.