“Duck Dynasty,” “The Voice” earn nods for Critics’ Choice TV Awards

Duck Dynasty (pictured), So You Think You Can Dance and The Voice are among the reality shows up for nominations at the third annual Critics' Choice Television Awards.
May 22, 2013

Duck Dynasty, So You Think You Can Dance and The Voice are among the reality shows up for nominations at this year’s Critics’ Choice Television Awards.

Organized by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA), the third annual event takes place on June 30 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will be streamed live on Ustream. Among the 22 categories are three reality categories.

Best reality series nominees are A&E’s Duck Dynasty, USA Network’s The Moment, History’s Pawn Stars, Sundance Channel’s Push Girls, AMC’s Small Town Security and BBC America’s Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan.

Vying for the best reality seriesĀ – competition honor are Food Network’s Chopped, Syfy’s Face Off, ABC’s Shark Tank, Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, CBS’ Survivor and NBC’s The Voice.

The nominees for best reality host are Dancing With the Stars‘ Tom Bergeron, So You Think You Can Dance’s Cat Deeley, Hell’s Kitchen and MasterChef‘s Gordon Ramsay, RuPaul’s Drag Race‘s RuPaul, American Idol‘s Ryan Seacrest and The Moment‘s Kurt Warner.

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