Emmys Winners: ‘Modern Family,’ ‘Homeland’ Win Big At The 64th Emmys Awards

Showtime’s “Homeland” and ABC’s Modern Family” lucked out this year at the Emmys.

“Modern Family” won four Emmys: best comedy, supporting actor (Eric Stonesstreet), supporting actress (Julie Bowen) and best directing in a comedy series. Elsewhere, Louie C.K., “Louie” won his first Emmy of the tonight for best writing in a comedy series.

Jon Cryer surprisingly nabbed the best actor in a comedy series while, Julia Louis-Dreyfus won best actress in a comedy series for HBO’s freshman “Veep.”

Meanwhile in drama-land, “Homeland” won and  “Mad Men” lost. Damian Lewis and Claire Danes took home the big honors tonight winning lead actor and actress in a drama series. The series “Homeland” which sophomore’s season premieres Sun., Sept. 30 also won the outstanding writing in drama series and best drama series.

“Breaking Bad’s” Aaron Paul tearfully scored an Emmy in supporting actor category, while Maggie Smith “Downton Abbey” actress won supporting actress in a drama series.

Although”American Horror Story” received 17 nominations,the miniseries won an Emmy- supporting actress, Jessica Lange. “Hatfields & McCoys” and HBO’s “Game Change” cleaned the miniseries or movie category with two and four Emmys respectively.

The 64th Emmy Awards which was broadcasted live by ABC from Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, was hosted by late-night host Jimmy Kimmel.

And the winners were:

  • Outstanding supporting actor in comedy series: Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family”
  • Outstanding writing in a comedy series: Louie C.K., “Louie”
  • Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series: Julie Bowen, “Modern Family”
  • Guest Actress in a comedy series: Kathy Bates, “Two and a Half Men”
  • Guest Actor in a comedy series: Jimmy Fallon, “Saturday Night Live”
  • Outstanding director in a comedy series: Steve Levitan, “Modern Family”
  • Lead Actor in a comedy series: Jon Cryer, “Two and a Half Men”
  • Lead Actress in a comedy series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
  • Outstanding comedy series: “Modern Family”
  • Outstanding reality-competitive program: “The Amazing Race”
  • Outstanding reality host: Tom Bergeron, “Dancing with the Stars”
  • Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series: Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad”
  • Outstanding writing in a drama series: “Homeland”
  • Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series: Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
  • Guest Actress in a drama series Martha Plimpton, “The Good Wife”
  • Guest Actor in a drama series: Jeremy Davies, “Justified”
  • Outstanding director in a drama series: Timothy Van Patten, “Boardwalk Empire”
  • Lead actor in a drama series: Damian Lewis, “Homeland”
  • Lead actress in a drama series: Claire Danes, “Homeland”
  • Outstanding drama series: “Homeland”
  • Outstanding writing in a variety, music or comedy series: Louie C.K., “Louie C.K. Live at the Beacon Theater”
  • Outstanding directing in a variety special: Glenn Weiss
  • Outstanding variety series: “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”
  • Outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or a movie: Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story”
  • Outstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or a movie: Tom Berenger, “Hatfields & McCoys”
  • Outstanding writing in a miniseries or a movie: Danny Strong, “Game Change”
  • Outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or a movie: Julianne Moore, “Game Change”
  • Outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or a movie: Kevin Costner, “Hatfields & McCoys”
  • Outstanding directing in a miniseries, special or a movie: Jay Roach, “Game Change”
  • Outstanding miniseries or movie: “Game Change”
  • Outstanding reality program “Undercover Boss”
  • Casting in a drama series “Homeland”
  • Casting for a comedy Series “Girls”
  • Casting for a miniseries, movie or a special “Game Change”

Tell us: did your favorite actor/actress or series get snubbed? Or are you happy with the winners?

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