Community has received the most nods, having being recognised in six categories including 'Best Comedy Series' alongside The Big Bang Theory, Girls, Modern Family, New Girl and Parks and Recreation.
Joel McHale, Alison Brie, Jim Rash and Gillian Jacobs of Community have all received acting nominations as well.
Mad Men and Breaking Bad are among the drama series to receive multiple nominations.
Critics' Choice Awards nominees are decided on by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association.
> Critics' Choice Awards 2012: The nominees in full
The winners will be announced on June 18 in Los Angeles.
Watch a promo for the third season of Community below: