66th Primetime Emmy Awards Winners (Live Blog)

66th Primetime Emmy Award Nominees Announced

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be hosted by Seth Meyers tonight, live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Starting at 5pm PST on NBC, you can catch up on all of the Emmy winners as they are announced right here. With the culmination of the final season, all eyes will be on the Breaking Bad table. However, many will be peering over at the  True Detective camp. See all the winners after the break.


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:

  • Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Adam Driver, Girls
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
  • Ty Burrell, Modern Family (WINNER)
  • Fred Armisen, Portlandia
  • Tony Hale, Veep

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

  • David Crane AND Jeffrey Klarik, Episodes
  • Louis C.K., Louie (WINNER)
  • Liz Friedman and Jenji Kohan, Orange is the New Black
  • Alec Berg, Silicon Valley
  • Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche, and Armando Iannucci, Veep

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:

  • Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
  • Julie Bowen, Modern Family
  • Allison Janney, Mom (WINNER)
  • Kate Mulgrew, Orange Is the New Black
  • Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
  • Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series

  • Iain B. MacDonald, Episodes
  • Paris Barclay, Glee
  • Louis C.K., Louie
  • Gail Mancuso, Modern Family (WINNER)
  • Jodie Foster, Orange is the New Black
  • Mike Judge, Silicon Valley

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Louis C.K., Louie
  • Don Cheadle, House of Lies
  • Ricky Gervais, Derek
  • Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
  • William H. Macy, Shameless
  • Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory (WINNER)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Lena Dunham, Girls
  • Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (WINNER)
  • Melissa McCarthy, Mike and Molly
  • Amy Poehler, Parks & Recreation
  • Taylor Schilling, Orange Is the New Black

Before accepting her award, Bryan Cranston and his mustache gave Louis-Dreyfus the kiss she didn’t need right now, but the one she deserves.

Outstanding Reality – Competition Program:

  • The Amazing Race (WINNER)
  • Dancing With the Stars
  • Project Runway
  • So You Think You Can Dance
  • Top Chef
  • The Voice

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

  • Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, American Horror Story: Coven
  • Noah Hawley, Fargo
  • Neil Cross, Luther
  • Steven Moffat, Sherlock: His Last Vow (WINNER)
  • Larry Kramer, The Normal Heart
  • Eric Overmyer and David Simon, Treme

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie:

  • Frances Conroy, American Horror Story: Coven
  • Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven (WINNER)
  • Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Coven
  • Allison Tolman, Fargo
  • Ellen Burstyn, Flowers in the Attic
  • Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie:

  • Colin Hanks, Fargo
  • Jim Parsons, The Normal Heart
  • Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart
  • Alfred Molina, The Normal Heart
  • Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart
  • Martin Freeman, Sherlock: His Last Vow (WINNER)

Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special

  •  Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, American Horror Story: Coven
  • Adam Bernstein, Fargo
  • Colin Bucksey, Fargo (WINNER)
  • Stephen Frears, Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight
  • Nick Hurran, Sherlock: His Last Vow
  • Ryan Murphy, The Norma Heart

Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey take the stage in the most curious of familiar fashion.

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie:

  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow (WINNER)
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge
  • Idris Elba, Luther
  • Martin Freeman, Fargo
  • Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart
  • Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie:

  • Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor
  • Minnie Driver, Return to Zero
  • Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven (WINNER)
  • Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Coven
  • Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful
  • Kristen Wiig, The Spoils of Babylon

Weird Al Yankovic takes the stage to add lyrics to the theme songs of the most popular shows of the year:

This is the greatest gift to television of the year.

The amazing Lena Headey is up next to present and she should win an award for Outstanding Tolerance for Andy Samberg

Outstanding Miniseries:

  • American Horror Story: Coven
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Fargo (WINNER)
  • Luther
  • Treme
  • The White Queen

Outstanding Television Movie:

  • Killing Kennedy
  • Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight
  • The Normal Heart (WINNER)
  • Sherlock: His Last Vow
  • The Trip to Bountiful

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special

  • 67th Annual Tony Awards, Dave Boone and Paul Greenberg
  • Billy Crystal: 700, Billy Crystal and Alan Zweibel
  • Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles, Sarah Silverman (WINNER)
  • The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, Barry Adelma
  • The Beatles: The Night That Changed America,  Ken Ehrlich and David Wild

“We’re all just made of molecules and we’re hurling through space right now.” – Sarah Silverman

 Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special

  • 67th Annual Tony Awards, Glenn Weiss (WINNER)
  • Six By Sondheim, James Lapine
  • The Beatles: The Night That Changed America, Gregg Gelfand
  • The Kennedy Center Honors, Louis J. Horvitz
  • The Oscars, Hamish Hamilton
  • The Sound Of Music Live!, Beth McCarthy Miller

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series:

  • The Colbert Report (WINNER)
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Real Time with Bill Maher
  • Saturday Night Live
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

And the winner for the Outstanding John Travolta Performance of the Year is Gwen Stefani

Sofia Vergara introduces the Chairman and CEO of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Bruce Rosenblum.

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:

  • Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad (WINNER)
  • Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
  • Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
  • Josh Charles, The Good Wife
  • Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
  • Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

And here we go with the In Memoriam. I’m not ready to admit Robin Williams has passed.

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

  • Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire
  • Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad
  • David Evans, Downton Abbey
  • Neil Marshall, Game Of Thrones
  • Carl Franklin, House of Cards
  • Cary Joji Fukunaga, True Detective (WINNER)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:

  • Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad (WINNER)
  • Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
  • Joanne Froggart, Downton Abbey
  • Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
  • Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
  • Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

  • Moira Walley-Beckett, Breaking Bad (WINNER)
  • Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad
  • David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Game Of Thrones
  • Beau Willimon, House of Cards
  • Nic Pizzolatto, True Detective

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series:

  • Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad (WINNER)
  • Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
  • Jon Hamm, Mad Men
  • Woody Harrelson, True Detective
  • Matthew McConaughey, True Detective
  • Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

The chin that needs no introduction, Jay Leno hits the stage to present the final comedy series award.

Outstanding Comedy Series:

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Louie
  • Modern Family (WINNER)
  • Orange Is the New Black
  • Silicon Valley
  • Veep

Really? They have 67 nominations and fifth consecutive win. No one talks about this show and yet it continues to win. Why?

Halle Berry is the final presenter of the evening.

Outstanding Drama Series:

  • Breaking Bad (WINNER)
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • House of Cards
  • Mad Men
  • True Detective

Could we have it any other way? I probably need to see True Detective to make a sound decision, but this was a well deserved fairwell for the show.

You can harass me during the coverage on the Twitter @TyRawrrnosaurus

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