Homeland was named Best Drama Series at the Critics' Choice Television Awards Monday night.
The Showtime series took home the award for the Best TV Drama at the Golden Globes in January, positioning it as a strong contender for the Emmys in September. Homeland star Claire Danes was also honored with the award for Best Actress in a Drama Series.
NBC's struggling cult hit Community, which led the field with six nominations, won Best Comedy Series.
Breaking Bad co-stars Bryan Cranston and Giancarlo Esposito took the lead and supporting drama actor awards, while Mad Men's Christina Hendricks repeated in the supporting drama actress race.
Sherlock, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations and The Voice were among the other series recognized at the ceremony.
The Following, The Mindy Project, Nashville, The Newsroom and Political Animals were honored as the most exciting new series.
Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Actress in a Drama Series: Claire Danes, Homeland
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Giancarlo Esposito, Breaking Bad
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
Guest Performer in a Drama Series: Lucy Liu, Southland
Reality Series: Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
Reality Series Competition: The Voice
Best Reality Show Host: Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars and Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance (tie)Talk Show: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Comedy Series: Community
Actor in a Comedy Series: Louis C.K., Louie
Actress in a Comedy Series: Zooey Deschanel, New Girl and Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation (tie)Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Guest Performer in a Comedy Series: Paul Rudd, Parks and Recreation
Animated Series: Archer
Actor in a Movie/Miniseries: Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock
Actress in a Movie/Miniseries: Julianne Moore, Game Change