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The winners for the 17th Annual OFTA Television Awards have been announced.

This year, two records were tied for the most awards in both the movie/miniseries and series categories. One of those ties was American Horror Story: Asylum which earned thirteen awards, tying it with Merlin for the highest number won by a miniseries in a single year. The miniseries won prizes for Best Motion Picture/Miniseries (an honor it shared with Behind the Candelabra); three acting awards (Best Actress Jessica Lange, Best Supporting Actor Zachary Quinto and Best Supporting Actress Sarah Paulson); Best Ensemble; creative achievements in Music, Editing, Cinematography, Production Design, Sound and Visual Effects; and the New Theme Song and New Titles Sequence categories.

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AmericanHorrorStoryThe nominations for the 17th Annual OFTA Television Awards have been announced.

Best Movie/Miniseries nominee American Horror Story: Asylum tops this year’s nominations tallies with 20, a new record for the movies and miniseries categories, previously held in a tie by Angels in America and Merlin, with 19 nominations each. This is the series’ first year in the limited series categories, last year it competed in the regular series category.

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ArgoThe winners for the 17th Annual OFTA Film Awards have been announced.

Ben Affleck’s CIA drama Argo was named the best film of the year by the Online Film & Television Association. The film also took home awards in Best Casting, Best Director (Affleck), Best Adapted Screenplay (an award it shared with Lincoln and Best Editing. With five awards, it was also one of the most honored films of the year, sharing that honor with Les Misérables. The Tom Hooper musical adaptation earned the awards for Best Supporting Actress (Anne Hathaway), Best Breakthrough Performance: Male (Eddie Redmayne), Best Adapted Song (“I Dreamed a Dream”), Best Sound and Best Movie Trailer.

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The nominations for the 17th Annual OFTA Film awards were announced on Sunday, January 27, 2013.

Best Picture nominee Les Misérables led the nominations with 17 while Lincoln came in second with 13. The eight other films nominated for Best Picture are Amour, Argo, Life of Pi, Moonrise Kingdom, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Silver Linings Playbook, Skyfall and Zero Dark Thirty. All five Best Director nominees were among this year’s Best Picture nominees, the nominations going to Ben Affleck, Kathryn Bigelow, Michael Haneke, Ang Lee and Steven Spielberg.

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The winners for the 16th Annual OFTA Television Awards have been announced.

The most honored program of the year was miniseries/drama series Sherlock which received seven awards including Best Direction and Best Writing in a Movie/Miniseries, Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries for star Benedict Cumberbatch along with four behind-the-scenes prizes in Non-Series Music, Editing, Cinematography and Visual Effects.

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The nominations for the 16th Annual OFTA Television Awards have been announced.

Best Drama Series nominee Mad Men leads this year’s nominations with 18. Another nominee in the Best Drama Series category, American Horror Story came in second with 15 nominations. Third place went to Movie/Miniseries nominee Game Change with 14 nominations. With 13 nominations each, two other Movie/Miniseries nominees came in tied for fourth: Hatfields & McCoys and Sherlock, which becomes the first movie/miniseries to earn nominations in two years since Prime Suspect picked up its second series mention five years ago.

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The winners for the 16th Annual OFTA Film Awards have been announced.

The most honored film of the year was Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life which received four awards including those for Director, Youth Performance (Hunter McCracken), Cinematography and Cinematic Moment (Creation of the Universe). Even though it won the most categories, Best Picture was given to The Artist which also received awards for Best Breakthrough Performance: Male (Jean Dujardin) and Original Score.

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The nominations for the 16th Annual OFTA Film awards were announced on Sunday, January 22, 2012.

Best Picture nominee Hugo led the pack with 14 nominations with second-place The Artist earning 13. Filling out the five-slot Best Picture field were The Descendant, Drive and Shame. Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn was replaced in the Best Director field by David Fincher for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo while the directors of the remaining Best Picture nominees were also nominated there.

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The winners for the 15th Annual OFTA Television Awards have been announced.

The most honored program of the year was miniseries Mildred Pierce which won eleven prizes including those for Best Motion Picture or Miniseries, Actress (Kate Winslet), a tie for Supporting Actress (Evan Rachel Wood), Ensemble, Direction, Writing, Music, Editing, Cinematography, Production Design and Costume Design.

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The nominations for the 15th Annual OFTA Television Awards have been announced.

Best Drama Series nominee Boardwalk Empire lead the nominations with twenty mentions. With 16 nominations each, fellow Drama Series nominee Game of Thrones tied with Mildred Pierce, nominated for Best Motion Picture or Miniseries. Two more series nominees tied for fourth with fifteen nominations each. Last year’s category winners, Mad Men and Glee were both nominated again this year. The Pillars of the Earth, earning 13 nominations to land in sixth in the nomination tallies, is also nominated for Best Motion Picture or Miniseries.

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