Emmy Winners 2012 (+ photos show)
Each year, the Emmy Awards are a highlight of the fall season of the entertainment industry, and on Sunday afternoon (September 23) the ceremony definitely did not disappoint.
With Jimmy Kimmel on driving, the 64th edition of the Emmy, had plenty of memorable moments and appearances, with a group of trophies were handed out.
As for the big winners, "Homeland" won the trophy for Outstanding Drama Series beating the four-time winner "Mad Men", while "Modern Family" picked up his third consecutive award for Best Comedy Series.
As for individual triumphs, the co-star of "Homeland" Claire Danes and Damien Lewis won the categories of Best Actress and Best Actor in a Drama Series, respectively, while fellow "Modern Family" Eric Stonestreet and Julie Bowen categories won Best Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series.
A complete list of the winners of 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards is as follows ...
Best Drama Series
BEST COMEDY SERIES
BEST ACTOR DRAMA SERIES
Damian Lewis, "Homeland"
BEST ACTRESS DRAMA SERIES
Claire Danes, "Homeland"
Best Comedy Actress
Julia Louis-Dreyfus 'Veep'
Best comedy actor
Jon Cryer "Two and a Half Men"
CAST DRAMA ACTRESS
Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey"
BEST DRAMA ACTOR CAST
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad;
BEST DRAMA SERIES SCRIPT
Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff for "Homeland Pilot".
BEST DIRECTOR IN DRAMA SERIES
Tim Van Patten "Boardwalk Empire"
ACTOR IN COMEDY SERIES
Eric Stonestreet "Modern Family"
BEST ACTRESS COMEDY SERIES
Julie Bowen "Modern Family"
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Kathy Bates "Two and a Half Men"
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Jimmy Fallon "Saturday Night Live"
Best Director in a Comedy Series
Steven Levitan "Modern Family"
Best Miniseries or TV movie
Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV movie
Julianne Moore's "Game Change"
Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV movie
Kevin Costner "Hatfields & McCoys"
Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or TV movie
Jessica Lange "American Horror Story"
Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or TV movie
Tom Berenger "Hatfields"
Best Director in a Miniseries or TV movie
Jay Roach "Game Change"
BEST REALITY SHOW
The Amazing Race
BEST REALITY SHOW HOST
Tom Bergeron "The Amazing Race"
BEST VARIETY SERIES
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart