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Emmy Winners 2012

Announcing the 2012 Primetime Emmy Award Winners!

Homeland and Modern Family were the big winners at this year's Emmys! Jimmy Kimmel hosted the show, opening with a cute monologue that boasted tons of stars like Zooey Deschanel, Mindy Kaling, and Lena Dunham (just to name a few). As the show went on, we were treated to Josh Groban covering One Direction, Breaking Bad getting the old-timey treatment, and Aziz Ansari showing off an impressive British accent.

As for the winners, Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet, and Aaron Paul all added their second trophies to their cases, while Damian Lewis was among the first-time winners. One of the biggest shocks of the night was that Mad Men was completely shut out for the first time ever, and Bryan Cranston lost out in the outstanding lead actor in a drama series category for the first time ever. Check out all of the winners when you read more.

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
Homeland

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
Modern Family

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Claire Danes, Homeland

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Damian Lewis, Homeland

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
Boardwalk Empire

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Julie Bowen, Modern Family

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
Modern Family

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
Louie

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

OUTSTANDING REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM
The Amazing Race

OUTSTANDING HOST FOR A REALITY OR REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
65th Annual Tony Awards

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SERIES
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
Homeland

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE, OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Game Change

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE, OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Game Change

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Tom Berenger, Hatfields & McCoys

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Julianne Moore, Game Change

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Game Change

LIST OF WINNERS IN THE CREATIVE ARTS CATEGORIES

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jeremy Davies, Justified

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Kathy Bates, Two and a Half Men

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Martha Plimpton, The Good Wife

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM
The Penguins of Madagascar: "The Return of the Revenge of Dr. Blowhole"

OUTSTANDING SHORT-FORMAT ANIMATED PROGRAM
Regular Show: "Eggscellent"

OUTSTANDING ART DIRECTION FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES
Boardwalk Empire
Game of Thrones

OUTSTANDING ART DIRECTION FOR A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Great Expectations

OUTSTANDING ART DIRECTION FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES
2 Broke Girls

OUTSTANDING ART DIRECTION FOR VARIETY, MUSIC, OR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
The 54th Annual Grammy Awards and 65th Annual Tony Awards

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
Girls

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
Homeland

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE, OR SPECIAL
Game Change

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY
Joshua Bergasse, Smash

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES
Two and a Half Men

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES
Boardwalk Empire

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Great Expectations

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR NONFICTION
Frozen Planet

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR REALITY PROGRAMMING
Deadliest Catch

OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL
"Best Job" (Procter & Gamble Corporate Brand)

OUTSTANDING COSTUMES FOR A SERIES
Game of Thrones

OUTSTANDING COSTUMES FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE, OR SPECIAL
Great Expectations

OUTSTANDING COSTUMES FOR A VARIETY/MUSIC PROGRAM OR A SPECIAL
Opening Ceremony of the XVI Pan American Games Guadalajara 2011

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC, OR COMEDY SPECIAL
Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
George Harrison: Living in the Material World

OUTSTANDING MAIN TITLE DESIGN
Great Expectations

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A SERIES, MINISERIES, MOVIE, OR A SPECIAL (PROSTHETIC)
The Walking Dead

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES (NON-PROSTHETIC)
Game of Thrones

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL (NON-PROSTHETIC)
Dancing With the Stars

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A MINISERIES OR MOVIE (NON-PROSTHETIC)
Hatfields & McCoys

OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION
The Kennedy Center Honors

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE)
Downton Abbey

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE, OR A SPECIAL (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE)
Hemingway & Gellhorn

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC AND LYRICS
65th Annual Tony Awards (Song Title: "It's Not Just For Gays Anymore")

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MAIN TITLE THEME MUSIC
Page Eight

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES (SINGLE-CAMERA)
Homeland

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES (SINGLE OR MULTI-CAMERA)
How I Met Your Mother

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR A MINISERIES OR MOVIE (SINGLE-CAMERA)
Hatfields & McCoys

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR A SHORT-FORMAT
2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
Frozen Planet

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR REALITY PROGRAMMING
Deadliest Catch

OUTSTANDING HAIRSTYLING FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES
Downton Abbey

OUTSTANDING HAIRSTYLING FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL
Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING HAIRSTYLING FOR A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
American Horror story

OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA
Dirty Work

OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA — FICTION
The Team Coco Sync App

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DIRECTION (ELECTRONIC, MULTI-CAMERA) FOR VARIETY, MUSIC, OR COMEDY PROGRAMMING
So You Think You Can Dance

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC, OR COMEDY SPECIAL
The Kennedy Center Honors

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAMS
65th Annual Tony Awards

OUTSTANDING CHILDREN'S PROGRAM
Wizards of Waverly Place

OUTSTANDING CHILDREN'S NONFICTION
Sesame Street: Growing Hope Against Hunger

OUTSTANDING NONFICTION SPECIAL
George Harrison: Living in the Material World

OUTSTANDING NONFICTION SERIES
Frozen Planet

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM
Undercover Boss

OUTSTANDING EXCEPTIONAL MERIT IN NONFICTION FILMMAKING
Have You Heard From Johannesburg

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
Prohibition: "A Nation of Hypocrites"

OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A SERIES
Game of Thrones

OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE, OR SPECIAL
Hemingway & Gellhorn

OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING (SINGLE OR MULTI-CAMERA)
Frozen Planet

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (ONE HOUR)
Game of Thrones

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Hatfields & McCoys: "Part 1"

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (HALF-HOUR AND ANIMATION)
Modern Family

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY OR MUSIC SERIES OR A SPECIAL
84th Annual Academy Awards

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING (SINGLE OR MULTI-CAMERA)
Paul Simon's Graceland Journey: Under African Skies

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS FOR A SERIES
Game of Thrones

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Boardwalk Empire

OUTSTANDING STUNT COORDINATION
Southland

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A SERIES
Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE, OR SPECIAL
Memphis

OUTSTANDING VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE
Maurice LaMarche, Futurama

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC, OR COMEDY SPECIAL
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

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