Fleabag, which streams on Amazon Prime in the United States of America, received a nod for best comedy series, while creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge picked up a best actress in a comedy nomination.
In all, Jackie landed six Critics' Choice nominations, including Best Actress for Portman.
"Arrival" and "Moonlight" have 10 nominations each, "Manchester by the Sea" has eight and "Hacksaw Ridge" has seven. And on the television front, Bob Odenkirk won best actor in a dramatic series for "Better Call Saul", "The People Vs. O.J. Simpson" won four times, including acting prizes for Sarah Paulson and Courtney B Vance, and Donald Glover won for best actor in a comedy series. Past winners of the MVP award include Amy Schumer and Jessica Chastain and nominees for this year's Most Bingeworthy show include Game of Thrones, Outlander, Bates Motel, Mr. Robot, Catastrophe, and Stranger Things.
And Sky Atlantic's sci-fi drama Westworld got two awards - best actress and best supporting actress for Evan Rachel Wood and Thandie Newton respectively.
And while he did manage to address a couple elephants in the room during his opening monologue, his arrest was not one of them.
He then joked: "Yes, it's the 31st anniversary of A Chorus Line on Broadway".
Viola Davis' reprisal of her Broadway role as a concerned mother and wife in the film adaptation of August Wilson's play Fences garnered her the Best Supporting Actress award. Prior to the awards ceremony, A&E will be streaming the 22nd annual "Critics' Choice Red Carpet Live", so be sure to catch all your favorite actors and actresses strutting their stuff before the main show. Disney film Zootopia won best animated feature.
- "La La Land" for best picture.
After it was announced that Silicon Valley had won best comedy series, an actor from another show nominated in the category walked on stage to give an acceptance speech.
"I wanna thank everybody for honoring us in this way", the actor said as Silicon Valley executive producer Tom Lassally stood by onstage before he had accepted the award.