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“The Voice,” “No Reservations” take Critics’ Choice TV Awards

Dancing and singing competitions, as well as Anthony Bourdain (pictured), were winners with the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, which gave out awards to U.S. reality series and hosts on June 18.
June 19, 2012

Dancing and singing competitions, as well as CNN host Anthony Bourdain (pictured), were winners with the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, which gave out awards to U.S. reality series and hosts yesterday (June 18).

The second annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards named Travel Channel’s Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations the best reality series winner, beating out fellow nominees A&E’s Hoarders, History’s Pawn Stars, TLC’s Sister Wives, CBS’s Undercover Boss and FOX’s Kitchen Nightmares.

Meanwhile, in the competition reality series category, NBC’s The Voice bested AMC’s The Pitch, ABC’s Shark Tank, Food’s Chopped, CBS’s The Amazing Race and Fox’s So You  Think You Can Dance.

There was a tie for the best reality show host, with both Tom Bergeron, host of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars; and Cat Deely, presenter for FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance taking the prize.

The duo beat America’s Got Talent’s Nick Cannon, The Amazing Race‘s Phil Keoghan and RuPaul’s Drag Race‘s RuPaul.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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