2010 Primetime Emmy Winners List, Some Old, Some New, Some Surprises

August 30th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason  

emmy1 Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The winners in the 62nd Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards which aired last night was a diverse group with quite a few brand new additions to the list. With the all new shows in the running, older Emmy winners had a more difficult time, with the additional competition.

With the varied mix of nominees for the Prime Time Emmy, everyone knew it would be an interesting night. Jimmy Fallon as the host of the show only worked to amplify the diversions. Of course, with much of the television shows being “Reality TV”, bringing a whole new aspect to the competition, all of the old “rules” seemed to fly out of the window.

Here is a list of the winners for the 62nd Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, which aired on Aug 29, 2010:

1. Drama Series: “Mad Men,” AMC.
2. Comedy Series: “Modern Family,” ABC.
3. Reality TV Competition Series: “Top Chef,” Bravo.
4. Variety, Music or Comedy Series: “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” Comedy Central.
5. Miniseries: “The Pacific,” HBO.
6. Made-for-TV Movie: “Temple Grandin,” HBO.
7. Actor, Drama Series: Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad,” AMC
8. Actress, Drama Series: Kyra Sedgwick, “The Closer,” TNT.
9. Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad,” AMC
10. Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Archie Panjabi, “The Good Wife,” CBS.
11. Actor, Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS.
12. Actress, Comedy Series: Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie,” Showtime.
13. Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family,” ABC.
14. Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Jane Lynch, “Glee,” FOX.
15. Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Al Pacino, “You Don’t Know Jack,” HBO.
16. Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Claire Danes, “Temple Grandin,” HBO.
17. Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: David Straithairn, “Temple Grandin,” HBO.
18. Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julia Ormond, “Temple Grandin,” HBO.
19. Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Ann Margaret, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” NBC.
20. Guest Actor in a Drama Series: John Lithgow, “Dexter.”
21. Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Betty White, “Saturday Night Live.”
22. Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Neil Patrick Harris, “Glee.”
23. Directing for a Comedy Series: Ryan Murphy, “Glee.”
24. Directing for a Drama Series: Steve Shill, “Dexter.”
25. Directing for a Miniseries or Movie: Mick Jackson, “Temple Grandin,” HBO
26. Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special: Bucky Gunts, “Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Opening Ceremonies,” NBC.
27. Writing for a Drama Series: Matthew Weiner and Erin Levy, “Mad Men.”
28. Writing for a Comedy Series: Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd, “Modern Family.”
29. Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special: “63rd Annual Tony Awards,” CBS.
30. Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Adam Mazer, “You Don’t Know Jack,” HBO.

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