Modern Family

Freshman comedy Modern Family grabbed a leading five nominations for the Television Critics Association Awards.

The ABC show was nominated for best new series, best comedy series and best program of the year. Stars Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet were singled out for their individual performances.

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Fellow first-year series Glee followed close behind with four nominations, as did AMC drama Breaking Bad. Glee earned nominations for best new series, best comedy, program of the year and recognition for Jane Lynch's performance. Breaking Bad snagged acting nods for stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, besides best drama and program of the year.

Recently departed series Lost, Law & Order and 24 were all nominated for the Heritage Award.

The TCA Awards will be handed out July 31.

Check out the full list of nominees:

Individual achievement in drama:
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
John Lithgow, Dexter
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Katey Sagal, Sons of Anarchy 

Individual achievement in comedy:
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Jane Lynch, Glee
Nick Offerman, Parks and Recreation
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

Outstanding achievement in news & information:
30 for 30
America: The Story of Us
Life
The Daily Show

The Rachel Maddow Show
 

Outstanding achievement in youth programming:
Dinosaur Train
iCarly
Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Word Girl
Yo Gabba Gabba

Best new program:
Glee
Justified
Modern Family
Parenthood
The Good Wife

Best TV movie, miniseries and special
Life
Temple Grandin
The Pacific

Torchwood: Children of Earth
You Don't Know Jack

Best drama:
Breaking Bad
Lost
Mad Men
Sons of Anarchy 
The Good Wife

Best comedy:
Glee
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation
Party Down
The Big Bang Theory

Career achievement:
James Garner
Bill Moyers
Sherwood Schwartz
William Shatner
Dick Wolf

Heritage award:
24
M*A*S*H
Law & Order
Lost
Twin Peaks

Program of the year:
Breaking Bad
Friday Night Lights
Glee
Lost
Modern Family