Community creator and recently ousted showrunner Dan Harmon took to Twitter to react to the show’s surprise best comedy series win at last night Critics Choice TV Awards and indicated that he was not invited to the ceremony. “Congrats, Community, and thank you, critics,” he wrote. “Sorry I was unable to have been invited!” Harmon was acknowledged onstage by Community star Joel McHale, who accepted the series’ first major award. “I want to thank Dan Harmon, who created the greatest show on television,” McHale said.
Also last night, Harmon and McHale got a shoutout from Steve Levitan, co-creator of awards juggernaut Modern Family, which won the best comedy prize last year and had been favored to repeat. “A big congrats to
@danharmon, @joelmchale and everyone from Community for their big win tonight! Thrilled for them!!” Levitan tweeted. Replied Harmon: “@SteveLevitan thank you, sir. Now it’s official, by one metric, we are equally successful.”