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“Hoarders,” “Undercover Boss” vie for Critics’ Choice prize

Hoarders (pictured), Pawn Stars, Sister Wives and Undercover Boss are among the shows that will be battling for the Best Reality Series prize at the second annual Critics' Choice Awards in LA later this month.
June 6, 2012

Hoarders (pictured), Pawn Stars, Sister Wives and Undercover Boss are among the shows that will be battling for the Best Reality Series prize at the second annual Critics’ Choice Awards later this month.

Also competing in the category are Fox series Kitchen Nightmares and Travel Channel series Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.

The nominees were unveiled by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA), an offshoot of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, and the winner will be announced on the evening of June 18 at a gala awards dinner in LA.

In the other two non-fiction categories, the nominees for Best Reality Series – Competition are AMC’s The Pitch, ABC’s Shark Tank, NBC’s The Voice, Food’s Chopped, CBS’s The Amazing Race and Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance.

Meanwhile, the nominees for Best Reality Show Host are Dancing with the Stars‘ Tom Bergeron, America’s Got Talent‘s Nick Cannon, So You Think You Can Dance‘s Cat Deeley, The Amazing Race‘s Phil Keoghan and RuPaul’s Drag Race‘s RuPaul.

RuPaul heads into the latter category having last week won the Best Host prize at Realscreen’s Factual Entertainment Awards in Santa Monica.

“We are very excited by these nominations, reflecting the amazing diversity and creativity that is exploding on the small screen today,” said Joey Berlin, acting president of BTJA.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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