Emmys

Emmys 2011: Modern Family Feels the Love With Five Wins, Friday Night Lights Grabs Gold

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards were held Sunday at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, and ABC’s Modern Family was the big winner, sweeping all five categories in which it received nominations. PBS’ Downton Abbey followed with four wins.

Other noteworthy gold-grabbers included The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (netting a ninth consecutive Emmy for Best Variety, Music or Comedy Series) and Friday Night Lights (celebrating its final season with a pair of statues).

Here are all the winners from Sunday. Skim the list and tell us which one(s) pleased you most!

Lead Actress In A Comedy Series | Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly
Lead Actor In A Comedy Series | Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series | Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series | Ty Burrell, Modern Family (Read our pre-Emmys Q&A)
Writing in a Comedy Series | Modern Family
Directing in a Comedy Series | Modern Family
Outstanding Comedy Series | Modern Family

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Outstanding Reality – Competition Program | The Amazing Race
Reality Host | Jeff Probst, Survivor (announced at Sept. 10 Creative Arts Emmys)

Writing in a Variety, Music Or Comedy Series | The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Directing in a Variety, Music Or Comedy Series | Saturday Night Live
Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series |The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (ninth consecutive win)

Lead Actress In A Drama Series | Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife (Read our pre-Emmys Q&A)
Lead Actor In A Drama Series | Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights
Supporting Actress In A Drama Series | Margo Martindale, Justified
Supporting Actor In A Drama Series | Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Writing in a Drama Series | Friday Night Lights
Directing in a Drama Series | Boardwalk Empire
Outstanding Drama Series | Mad Men

Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie | Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce (She now just needs a Tony for the EGOT)
Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie | Barry Pepper, The Kennedys
Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie | Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce
Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie | Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Writing in a Miniseries or Movie | Downton Abbey
Directing in a Miniseries or Movie | Downton Abbey
Outstanding Miniseries or Movie | Downton Abbey

Plus, select highlights from the Creative Arts Emmys on Sept. 10….

Guest Actress In A Comedy Series | Gwyneth Paltrow, Glee
Guest Actor In A Comedy Series | Justin Timberlake, Saturday Night Live
Guest Actress In A Drama Series | Loretta Devine, Grey’s Anatomy
Guest Actor In A Drama Series | Paul McCrane, Harry’s Law
Reality Program |
Deadliest Catch (Discovery)
Casting in a Drama Series |
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Casting For A Comedy Series |
Glee (Fox)
Casting For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
| Mildred Pierce (HBO)