'Breaking Bad' hits it off at 66th Primetime Emmy Awards

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 Miniseries--Fargo

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)

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