The 66th annual Prime Time Emmy awards were held last night, August 25th, the ceremony took place at Nokia Theatre L.A, Downtown.
The awards were aired on NBC through live transmission and were hosted by late night host and Comedian Seth Meyers, for the very first time.
During the show, Billy Crystal paid a tribute to Legendary Robin Williams, whereas most of the nominees were parodied by “Weird Al” Yankovic.
As for the winners; the show was all in all stolen by Breaking Bad, winning 5 trophies in the category of best drama, best lead actor, best drama writer along with best actor and actress in supporting roles.
Sherlock on the other hand won three trophies. On the comedy side, Modern Family was named best series and also won best actor for Ty Burrell and best directing for Gail Mancuso.
A complete list of winners can be found below, have a look:
Drama Series – Breaking Bad.
Comedy Series – Modern Family.
Lead Actor in a Drama – Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad .
Lead Actress in a Drama – Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife .
Writing for a Drama Series – Breaking Bad,” Ozymandias,” Moira Walley-Beckett (writer) .
Supporting Actress in a Drama – Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad .
Directing for a Drama Series – True Detective,”Who Goes There,” Cary Joji Fukunaga (director) .)
Supporting Actor in a Drama – Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad .
Variety Series – The Colbert Report.
Directing for a Variety Special – 67th Annual Tony Awards, Glenn Weiss (director) .
Writing for a Variety Special – Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles, Sarah Silverman (writer) .
TV Movie – The Normal Heart.
Miniseries – Fargo.
Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie – Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven .
Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie – Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock.
Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special – Fargo, “Buridan’s Ass,” Colin Bucksey (director).
Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie – Martin Freeman, Sherlock.
Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie – Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven.
Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special – Sherlock: His Last Vow, Steven Moffat (writer).
Reality Competition – The Amazing Race.
Lead Actress in a Comedy – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep.
Lead Actor in a Comedy – Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory.
Directing for a Comedy Series – Modern Family, “Vegas,” Gail Mancuso (director).
Supporting Actress in a Comedy – Allison Janney, Mom.
Writing for a Comedy Series – Louie, “So Did The Fat Lady,” Louis C.K. (writer).
Supporting Actor in a Comedy – Ty Burrell, Modern Family.