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'Homeland', 'Sherlock', 'Breaking Bad' win at Critics Choice Awards

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Homeland has enjoyed success at this year's Critics Choice Television Awards, taking home two key prizes.

The show won 'Best Drama Series' at Monday night's (June 18) Los Angeles awards ceremony, while Clare Danes was also honoured with the award for 'Best Actress In A Drama Series'.

Homeland S01E12: The Finale

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> Critics' Choice Television Awards 2012: The winners in full

Other shows picking up multiple prizes on the night included Sherlock, Breaking Bad, Parks and Recreation and Modern Family.

Sherlock also took home a pair of awards - 'Best Movie/Miniseries' and 'Best Actor In A Movie/Miniseries' for lead actor Benedict Cumberbatch, while Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston and Giancarlo Esposito claimed acting trophies in the 'Best Actor In A Drama Series' and 'Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series' fields respectively.

Sherlock S02E03: 'The Reichenbach Fall'

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Breaking Bad S04E09

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Parks and Recreation was also honoured twice. Paul Rudd received the trophy for 'Best Guest Performer In A Comedy Series', while Amy Poehler shared the prize for 'Best Actress In A Comedy Series' with New Girl star Zooey Deschanel.

Modern Family's lead actors Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen were also honoured with acting trophies in their respective categories.

Community triumphed in the 'Best Comedy Series' field, with star Joel McHale honouring the show's creator Dan Harmon in his acceptance speech.

Julianne Moore was also honoured with the award for 'Best Actress In A Movie/Miniseries' for her portrayal of 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin in HBO's Game Change.

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