NC’s ‘Homeland’ and Julianne Moore Win Big at Critics’ Choice Awards
The Tarheel State was represented well at last night’s Television Critics Association Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles, as North Carolina native Julianne Moore and Showtime’s Charlotte-filmed hit series Homeland were honored along side living legend Andy Griffith.
The 2nd Annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards was held on Monday, June 18 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
Showtime’s Golden Globe winning Homeland added TCA Awards for Best Drama and Best Actress in a Drama Series for star Claire Danes (My So Called Life, William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet) to its growing trophy shelf. Next up for the show is the Emmys in September.
Season 2 of Homeland is currently filming in Charlotte and will premiere on Showtime also in September.
Fayetteville’s Julianne Moore (The Big Lebowski, Hannibal) also won Best Actress in a Movie / Miniseries for her portrayal of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in HBO’s Game Change.
Mount Airy native and longtime Manteo, North Carolina resident Andy Griffith (The Andy Griffith Show, Matlock) was honored with the TCA Career Achievement Award.