Modern Family, Mad Men and Glee claim Emmys

Modern Family, Mad Men and Glee were the big winners at the recent 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards, each taking out a handful of categories.

New comedy Modern Family claimed the Outstanding Comedy Series title over the likes of 30 Rock, Glee and The Office as well as taking home the Outstanding Writing category for its pilot episode.

Actor Eric Stonestreet won Outstanding Supporting Actor for his role in the show as Cameron Tucker ahead of fellow cast member Ty Burrell.

Drama series Mad Men took out the Outstanding Drama category as well as the writing equivalent.

The night was kind to Glee cast members with Jane Lynch claiming the Outstanding Supporting Actress title and Neil Patrick Harris taking home the Outstanding Guest Actor trophy.

Showrunner Ryan Murphy also claimed the Outstanding director Emmy for his role in bringing Glee to the screen.

The big male acting Emmy’s went to Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston for Drama and The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons for Comedy. While on the female side, The Closer’s Kyra Sedgwick claimed Drama and Nurse Jackie’s Edie Falco took out Comedy.

Source: Digital Spy

 

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