Zee Media Bureau
Washington: The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards was held at 5 p.m. Monday in downtown Los Angeles.
Hosted by Seth Meyers, the three-hour show gave 26 golden statuettes as top awards for TV series to actors, actresses, producers and other excellent people who worked for the series, Xinhua reports.
This year, the awards focused heavily on comedy.
Billy Crystal, a legendary actor paid tribute to his longtime friend Robin Williams who died Aug 11, during the In Memoriam segment of the show.
The awards was believed to have been broadcast in more than 150 countries around the globe
In Pics: 66th Emmy Awards
Here's the list of winners:
Outstanding Drama Series --Breaking Bad
Outstanding Comedy Series--Modern Family
Lead Actor in a Drama Series--Bryan Cranston for Breaking Bad
Lead Actress in a Drama Series--Julianna Margulies for The Good Wife
Outstanding Writer for a Drama Series--Moira Walley-Beckett for "Ozymandias" on Breaking Bad
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series--Allison Janney for Masters of Sex
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series--Joe Morton for Scandal
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series--Anna Gunn for Breaking Bad
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series--Cary Joji Fukunaga for True Detective
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series--Aaron Paul for Breaking Bad
Outstanding Variety Series--The Colbert Report
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special--Glenn Weiss for the 67th Annual Tony Awards
Outstanding Variety Special--Sarah Silverman: We are Miracles
Outstanding Television Movie--The Normal Heart
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie--Jessica Lange for American Horror Story: Coven
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie--Benedict Cumberbatch for Sherlock: His Last Vow
Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or Movie--Colin Bucksey for Fargo
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie--Martin Freeman for Sherlock: His Last Vow
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie--Kathy Bates for American Horror Story: Coven
Outstanding Writing in a Miniseries or Movie--Steven Moffat for Sherlock: His Last Vow
Outstanding Reality Competition Show--The Amazing Race
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series--Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Veep
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series--Jim Parsons for The Big Bang Theory
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series--Gail Mancuso for Modern Family
Guest Actress in a Comedy Series--Uzo Aduba for Orange is The New Black
Guest Actor in a Comedy Series--Jimmy Fallon for Saturday Night Live
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series--Allison Janney as Bonnie in Mom
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series--"So Did The Fat Lady" from Louie. written by Louis C.K.
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy--Ty Burrell for Modern Family
(With IANS Inputs)