Television Critics Association Awards 2013

Last night, the Television Critics Association handed out their awards for 2013. I must say, they nailed it.

Individual Achievement in Drama: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Individual Achievement in Comedy: Louis C.K., Louie

Best News/Information Show: Ken Burns, The Central Park Five
-- If you haven't seen this yet, it is brilliant, fascinating and unsettling. I highly recommend it.

Best Youth Program: Bunheads

Best Reality Programming: Shark Tank

Outstanding New Program: The Americans

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries or Special: Behind the Candelabra
-- This is the one I think they got wrong. My vote would have gone to Top of the Lake.

Best Drama Series: Game Of Thrones

Best Comedy Series: TIE The Big Bang Theory and Parks and Recreation

Career Achievement Award: Barbara Walters

Heritage Award: Norman Lear’s All in the Family

Program of the Year: Breaking Bad

In today's edition of Doux News, Josie discusses some unsettling sexism during ComicCon. It can also rear its head at awards ceremonies.

Louis C.K., one hopes, was trying to be witty during his acceptance speech. I would say he missed the mark: "Boy this is awfully nice…it is,” he said. “No, it’s beautiful. It’s literally a plastic piece of shit. I don’t blame that bitch [absent best actress winner Tatiana Maslany] for not coming. I really am grateful – see, sometimes comedy undercuts feelings. It’s a problem I deal with all the time.”

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