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Emmy Awards: The Winners

by Angel Cohn September 21, 2008 11:01 pm
Emmy Awards: The Winners

Well, it was certainly a mixed bag of winners and losers tonight. Some predictable, some upsets, some things that had me cheering and some that just had me upset. Anyway below is the list of the newly-minted award winners.

Outstanding Drama Series - Mad Men
Outstanding Comedy Series - 30 Rock
Variety, Music or Comedy Series - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Reality-Competition Program - The Amazing Race
Host for Reality Competition Show - Jeff Probst (Survivor)
Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Glenn Close (Damages)
Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Tina Fey (30 Rock)
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Zeljko Ivanek (Damages)
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Dianne Weist (In Treatment)
Supporting Actor in a Comedy - Jeremy Piven (Entourage)
Supporting Actress in a Comedy - Jean Smart (Samantha Who?)

That's the big stuff. After the jump are the other awards that they gave out during the broadcast.

Outstanding Miniseries - John Adams
Outstanding Made for Television Movie - Recount
Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Paul Giamatti (John Adams)
Lead Actress in a Mini-series or a Movie - Laura Linney (John Adams)
Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Dame Eileen Atkins (Cranford)
Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Tom Wilkinson (John Adams)
Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Don Rickles (Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project)
Writing for a Drama Series - Matthew Weiner (Mad Men)
Directing for a Drama Series - Greg Yaitanes (House)
Writing for a Comedy Series - Tina Fey (30 Rock)
Director of a Comedy Series - Barry Sonnenfeld (Pushing Daisies)
Writing for a Minsieries, Movie or a Dramatic Special - Kirk Ellis (John Adams)
Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special - Jay Roach (Recount)
Writing for Variety Music or Comedy Program - The Colbert Report
Directing for Variety Music or Comedy Program - Louis J. Horvitz - Academy Awards

Check back in the morning for our complete minute-by-minute coverage of the happenings, our unique spin on the best and worst dressed and our list of the night's highlights and lowlights.




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