Breaking Bad and British Tv drama Orphan Black were the big winners at the annual Television Critics Association Awards in America on Saturday (03Aug13).

Breaking Bad, which is set to end following the much-anticipated finale of the upcoming series, was named Program of the Year, while Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany picked up the Individual Achievement in Drama honour for her portrayal of multiple clones in Orphan Black.

Other winners included: Louis C.K. (Individual Achievement in Comedy for Louie); The Americans (Outstanding New Program); Game of Thrones (Outstanding Achievement in Drama), and Behind the Candelabra (Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries & Specials), while The Big Bang Theory and Parks and Recreation tied for the Outstanding Achievement in Drama prize.

It was also a big night for veteran newswoman Barbara Walters, who was honoured with a Career Achievement award.