TCA Awards 2009

Television Critics Association Awards 2009 Winners Full List

Program of the Year

Battlestar Galactica (Syfy)

  • Lost (ABC)
  • Mad Men (AMC)
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC)
  • The Shield (FX)

Outstanding New Program

True Blood (HBO)

  • Fringe (Fox)
  • The Mentalist (CBS)
  • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (HBO)
  • United States of Tara (Showtime)

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

  • 30 Rock (NBC)
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
  • The Office (NBC)

Outstanding Achievement in Drama

Mad Men (AMC)

  • Breaking Bad (AMC)
  • Friday Night Lights (DirecTV / NBC)
  • Lost (ABC)
  • The Shield (FX)

Individual Achievement in Comedy

Jim Parsons - The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

  • Alec Baldwin - 30 Rock (NBC)
  • Steve Carell - The Office (NBC)
  • Tina Fey - 30 Rock (NBC)
  • Neil Patrick Harris - How I Met Your Mother (CBS)

Individual Achievement in Drama

Bryan Cranston - Breaking Bad (AMC)

  • Glenn Close - Damages (FX)
  • Walton Goggins - The Shield (FX)
  • Jon Hamm - Mad Men (AMC)
  • Hugh Laurie - House (Fox)

Outstanding Achievement in News and Information

The Alzheimer's Project (HBO)

  • 60 Minutes (CBS)
  • Frontline (PBS)
  • The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)
  • We Shall Remain (PBS)

Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming

Yo Gabba Gabba! (Nickelodeon)

  • Camp Rock (Disney Channel)
  • The Electric Company (PBS)
  • Nick News (Nickelodeon)
  • Sid the Science Kid (PBS)

Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials

Grey Gardens (HBO)

  • 24: Redemption (Fox)
  • Generation Kill (HBO)
  • Summer Olympics coverage (NBC)
  • Taking Chance (HBO)

Heritage Award


  • M*A*S*H (CBS)
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC)
  • The Shield (FX)
  • Star Trek (NBC)

Career Achievement Award

  • Betty White