63rd Primetime Emmys Announced
By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
9/19/2011 (5 years ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
Sunday's 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards honored Hollywood's best handing out top awards to Modern Family and Mad Men.
Jon Stewart won his 9th straight Emmy for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Several first-time winners were honored, including Peter Dinklage for Game of Thrones, Kyle Chandler for Friday Night Lights, Martin Scorsese for Boardwalk Empire, Barry Pepper for The Kennedys, and Margo Martindale for the TV drama, Justified. Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell won their first Emmys for Modern Family.
There were some predictable wins. Kate Winslet for Midlred Pierce, the Amazing Race for best competition reality show and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart won for the ninth time in a row.
Charlie Sheen took a more mature stance at the awards telling viewers, "I want to take a moment to get something off my chest, to say a few words to everyone here from Two and a Half Men. From the bottom of my heart, I wish you nothing but the best for this upcoming season. We spent eight wonderful years together and I know you will continue to make great television."
Here is your list of Sunday night's winners.
Outstanding comedy series: Modern FamilyOutstanding drama series: Mad MenOutstanding miniseries or movie: Downton AbbeyOutstanding lead actress, miniseries or movie: Kate Winslet, Mildred PierceOutstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or movie: Guy Pearce, Mildred PierceOutstanding directing for a miniseries, movie or dramatic special: Brian Percival, Downton AbbeyOutstanding lead actor in a miniseries or movie: Barry Pepper, The KennedysOutstanding supporting actress, miniseries or movie: Maggie Smith, Downton AbbeyOutstanding writing for a miniseries or movie: Julian Fellowes, Downton AbbeyOutstanding lead actor, drama: Kyle Chandler, Friday Night LightsOutstanding lead actress, drama: Julianna Margulies, The Good WifeOutstanding supporting actor, drama: Peter Dinklage, Game of ThronesOutstanding directing, drama: Martin Scorsese, Boardwalk Empire Outstanding supporting actress, drama: Margo Martindale, JustifiedOutstanding writing, drama series: Jason Katims, Friday Night LightsOutstanding variety, music or comedy series: The Daily Show with Jon StewartOutstanding 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 StewartOutstanding reality competition: The Amazing RaceOutstanding lead actress, comedy: Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly)Outstanding lead actor, comedy series: Jim Parsons, The Big Bang TheoryOutstanding writing for a comedy: Steve Levitan, Jeffrey Richman ("Caught in the Act"), Modern FamilyOutstanding director, comedy: Michael Alan Spiller ("Halloween"), Modern FamilyOutstanding supporting actor, comedy: Ty Burrell (Modern Family)Outstanding supporting actress, comedy: Julie Bowen (Modern Family)
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