The Emmys 2009: 30 Rock and Mad Men dominated the evening

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This year’s Emmy Awards night was hosted by Neil Patrick Harris – star of How I Met your Mother and led the title role of young Doggie Howser, M.D. The list showcased the Primetime Emmy Award winners in Drama, Comedy and Variety show program program categories. The Comedy series, “30 Rock” and Drama show, “Mad Men” reaped the most awards and emerged as big winners of the evening.

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Thankfully, the night ended without any controversies nor another crazy outburst unlike the VMAs. I guess security officials became stricter now or perhaps, these antics only happen with song artists. =)

This is the complete list of 61st Annual Primetime Emmy award winners.

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
“30 Rock” – holds this Emmy award category for 3 straight years, since 2007.

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
“Mad Men” – holds this title for 2 consecutive years since 2008.

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES
“Little Dorrit” (PBS)

LEAD COMEDY ACTOR
Alec Baldwin – “30 Rock” (NBC)  – holds the title since 2008

LEAD DRAMA ACTOR
Bryan Cranston – “Breaking Bad” (AMC) – wins this award since 2008

LEAD COMEDY ACTRESS
Toni Collette – “United States Of Tara” (Showtime) – replaced Tina Fey of “30 Rock”

LEAD DRAMA ACTRESS
Glenn Close as Patty Hewes – “Damages” (FX Networks) – wins the title since 2008

MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIE
“Grey Gardens” (HBO)

OUTSTANDING REALITY HOST
Jeff Probst – “Survivor” (CBS)

OUTSTANDING REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAM
“The Amazing Race” (CBS)

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Brendan Gleeson – “Into The Storm” (HBO)

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Jessica Lange – “Grey Gardens” (HBO)

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Jon Cryer – “Two And A Half Men” (CBS)

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA
Michael Emerson – “Lost” (ABC)

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Ken Howard – “Grey Gardens” (HBO)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Kristin Chenoweth – “Pushing Daisies” (ABC)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Cherry Jones – “24″ (Fox)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Shohreh Aghdashloo – “House Of Saddam” (HBO)

WRITING FOR A COMEDY
“30 Rock” – “Reunion” (NBC) – Matt Hubbard

WRITING FOR A DRAMA
“Mad Men” – “Meditations In An Emergency” – (AMC) – Kater Gordon, Matthew Weiner

WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES
“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” (Comedy Central) – Steve Bodow, Jon Stewart, David Javerbaum, Josh Lieb, Rory Albanese, Kevin Bleyer, Jason Ross, Tim Carvell, John Oliver, Sam Means, Rob Kutner, J.R. Havlan, Rich Blomquist, Wyatt Cenac, Elliott Kalan, Rachel Axler – this powerhouse has won the Emmy title since 2003.

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL
“Little Dorrit” (PBS) – Andrew Davies

DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
Jeff Blitz, “The Office” (Stress Relief)

DIRECTING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Dearbhla Walsh, “Little Dorrit” (Part 1)

DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES
Bruce Gowers, “American Idol” (The Final Three)

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC AND LYRICS
“81st Annual Academy Awards,” Song: “Hugh Jackman Opening Number”

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES
“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” Comedy Central, Central Prods.

DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
Rod Holcomb, “ER” (And in The End)

(source: E!online)

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