63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Recap

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The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the “Television Academy”) popularly refered to as The Emmy’s on Sunday, September 18, 2011 awarded the 2010-2011 Primetime Emmys® for programs and individual achievements on the “63rd Primetime Emmy Awards” originating on the FOX Television Network from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

In addition to Emmys in 25 categories announced, Emmys in 76 other categories and areas for programs and individual achievements were presented at the Creative Arts Awards on September 10, 2011 from the Nokia Theatre. Additionally, the Governors Award was presented to John Walsh, the creator and host of “America’s Most Wanted.” The awards were tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.

This years edition was hosted by Emmy award winner & Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch (Picture inserted below) best known as Sue in the hit TV series Glee and for her role in movies like Role Models & The 40-yr old virgin.
The full winners list for the 63rd Primetime Emmy awards has been inserted below and to for this context, the names of the winners appear in a BOLD form while the names of the series appear in a RED form.

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
JULIE BOWEN as Claire Dunphy
Modern Family

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
TY BURRELL as Phil Dunphy
Modern Family

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
MICHAEL ALAN SPILLER
Modern Family for the episode ‘Halloween’

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
STEVEN LEVITAN & JEFFREY RICHMAN; Modern Family for the episode ‘Caught In The Act’

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
JIM PARSONS as Sheldon Cooper
The Big Bang Theory

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
MELISSA MCCARTHY as Molly Flynn
Mike & Molly

OUTSTANDING REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM
THE AMAZING RACE

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES
STEVE BODOW, TIM CARVELL, RORY ALBANESE, KEVIN BLEYER, RICH BLOMQUIST, WYATT CENAC, HALLIE HAGLUND, JR HAVLAN, ELLIOTT KALAN, JOSH LIEB, SAM MEANS, JO MILLER, JOHN OLIVER, DANIEL RADOSH, JASON ROSS, JON STEWART
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES
DON ROY KING
Saturday Night Live episode hosted by Justin Timberlake

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES
THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART COMEDY CENTRAL

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
JASON KATIMS
Friday Night Lights for the episode ‘Always’

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
MARGO MARTINDALE as Mags Bennett
Justified

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
MARTIN SCORSESE
Boardwalk Empire for the episode Boardwalk Empire (Pilot)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
PETER DINKLAGE
Game Of Thrones

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
JULIANNA MARGULIES as Alicia Florrick
The Good Wife

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
KYLE CHANDLER as Coach Eric Taylor
Friday Night Lights

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL
JULIAN FELLOWES
Downton Abbey

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
MAGGIE SMITH as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
Downton Abbey

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
BARRY PEPPER as Bobby Kennedy REELZCHANNEL
The Kennedys

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL
BRIAN PERCIVAL
Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
GUY PEARCE as Monty Beragon
Mildred Pierce

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
KATE WINSLET as Mildred Pierce
Mildred Pierce

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES OR MOVIE
DOWNTON ABBEY (MASTERPIECE)

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
MAD MEN

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
MODERN FAMILY

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Mistah Cole

Mistah Cole

is a Nigerian-born Music critic and movie blogger

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