Emmy winners


Mad Men and Modern Family scooped top honours in the drama and comedy categories respetively at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards held on 18 September in Hollywood. This was the fourth consecutive Emmy for Mad Men and the second for Modern Family.

The BBC period series, Downton Abbey, scored four wins – Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Directing for a Miniseires (Brian Percival), Outstanding Writing (Julian Fellowes) and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries (Maggie Smith).

Here is a list of the winners:

Outstanding comedy series: Modern Family

Outstanding drama series: Mad Men

Outstanding miniseries or movie: Downton Abbey

Outstanding lead actress, miniseries or movie: Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Outstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or movie: Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce

Outstanding directing for a miniseries, movie or dramatic special: Brian Percival, Downton Abbey

Outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or movie: Barry Pepper, The Kennedys

Outstanding supporting actress, miniseries or movie: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Outstanding writing for a miniseries or movie: Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey

Outstanding lead actor, drama: Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights

Outstanding lead actress, drama: Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Outstanding supporting actor, drama: Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Outstanding directing, drama: Martin Scorsese, Boardwalk Empire 

Outstanding supporting actress, drama: Margo Martindale, Justified

Outstanding writing, drama series: Jason Katims, Friday Night Lights

Outstanding variety, music or comedy series: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Outstanding directing for a variety, music or comedy series: Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live (host: Justin Timberlake)

Outstanding writing for a variety, music or comedy series: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Outstanding reality competition: The Amazing Race

Outstanding lead actress, comedy: Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly)

Outstanding lead actor, comedy series: Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding writing for a comedy: Steve Levitan, Jeffrey Richman (“Caught in the Act’),  Modern Family

Outstanding director, comedy: Michael Alan Spiller (“Halloween’),  Modern Family

Outstanding supporting actor, comedy: Ty Burrell (Modern Family)

Outstanding supporting actress, comedy: Julie Bowen (Modern Family)

(Source: Entertainment Weekly)


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