"Modern Family" and "Mad Men" repeat their wins for comedy and drama series, while Jim Parsons, Melissa McCarthy, Julianna Margulies and Kyle Chandler win in the lead actor categories.



Modern Family wins Best Comedy Series at Emmy Awards 2011
September 19, 2011

On Sunday, September 18, 2011, The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the "Television Academy") awarded the 2010-2011 Primetime Emmys for programs and individual achievements on the "63rd Primetime Emmy Awards" originating on the FOX Television Network from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The Television Academy's Chairman & CEO John Shaffner participated in the awards ceremony. Mark Burnett was the executive producer of the telecast.

In addition to Emmys in 25 categories announced tonight, Emmys in 76 other categories and areas for programs and individual achievements were presented at the Creative Arts Awards on September 10, 2011 from the Nokia Theatre. Additionally, the Governors Award was presented to John Walsh, the creator and host of "America's Most Wanted." The awards were tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.

"Primetime Emmy Awards 2011" winners:

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, "Modern Family" (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, "Modern Family" (ABC)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Michael Alan Spiller, "Modern Family" - "Halloween" (ABC)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Steven Levitan & Jeffrey Richman, "Modern Family" - "Caught in the Act" (ABC)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper, "The Big Bang Theory" (CBS)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Melissa McCarthy as Molly Flynn, "Mike & Molly" (CBS)

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
"The Amazing Race" (CBS)
Bertram van Munster, Executive Producer
Elise Doganieri, Executive Producer
Jerry Bruckheimer, Executive Producer
Jonathan Littman, Executive Producer
Mark Vertullo, Executive Producer
Evan Weinstein, Co-Executive Producer
Dan Coffie, Co-Executive Producer
Giselle Parets, Supervising Producer
Michael Norton, Supervising Producer
Barry Hennessey, Supervising Producer
Matt Schmidt, Supervising Producer
Patrick Cariaga, Supervising Producer
Phil Keoghan, Supervising Producer
Michael Miller, Supervising Producer
Bob Parr, Senior Producer
Neil Jahss, Senior Producer

Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series
"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" (Comedy Central)
Steve Bodow, Head Writer
Tim Carvell, Head Writer
Rory Albanese, Writer
Kevin Bleyer, Writer
Rich Blomquist, Writer
Wyatt Cenac, Writer
Hallie Haglund, Writer
Jr Havlan, Writer
Elliott Kalan, Writer
Josh Lieb, Writer
Sam Means, Writer
Jo Miller, Writer
John Oliver, Writer
Daniel Radosh, Writer
Jason Ross, Writer
Jon Stewart, Writer

Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series
Don Roy King, "Saturday Night Live" - Host: Justin Timberlake (NBC)

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" (Comedy Central)
Jon Stewart, Executive Producer/Host
Rory Albanese, Executive Producer
Josh Lieb, Executive Producer
Kahane Cooperman, Co-Executive Producer
Steve Bodow, Co-Executive Producer
Jennifer Flanz, Co-Executive Producer
Jim Margolis, Co-Executive Producer
Pamela DePace, Supervising Producer
Hillary Kun, Supervising Producer
Adam Lowitt, Supervising Producer
Jill Katz, Producer

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Jason Katims, "Friday Night Lights" - "Always" (DirectTV)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Margo Martindale as Mags Bennett, "Justified" (FX)

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Martin Scorsese, "Boardwalk Empire" - Pilot (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, "Game of Thrones" (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, "The Good Wife" (CBS)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Kyle Chandler as Coach Eric Taylor, "Friday Night Lights" (DirecTV)

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Julian Fellowes, "Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)" (PBS)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham, "Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)" (PBS)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Barry Pepper as Bobby Kennedy, "The Kennedys" (Reelzchannel)

Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Brian Percival, "Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)" - Part I (PBS)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Guy Pearce as Monty Beragon, "Mildred Pierce" (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Kate Winslet as Mildred Pierce, "Mildred Pierce" (HBO)

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
"Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)" (PBS)
Gareth Neame, Executive Producer
Rebecca Eaton, Executive Producer
Julian Fellowes, Executive Producer
Nigel Marchant, Producer
Liz Trubridge, Series Producer

Outstanding Drama Series
"Mad Men" (AMC)
Matthew Weiner, Executive Producer
Scott Hornbacher, Executive Producer
Andre Jacquemetton, Co-Executive Producer
Maria Jacquemetton, Co-Executive Producer
Dahvi Waller, Producer
Jonathan Abrahams, Producer
Dwayne Shattuck, Producer
Blake McCormick, Producer

Outstanding Comedy Series
"Modern Family" (ABC)
Steven Levitan, Executive Producer
Christopher Lloyd, Executive Producer
Jeff Morton, Co-Executive Producer
Danny Zuker, Co-Executive Producer
Dan O'Shannon, Co-Executive Producer
Bill Wrubel, Co-Executive Producer
Paul Corrigan, Co-Executive Producer
Brad Walsh, Co-Executive Producer
Ilana Wernick, Co-Executive Producer
Jeffrey Richman, Co-Executive Producer
Abraham Higginbotham, Co-Executive Producer


Programs with Multiple Awards
Program - 9/10/11 - 9/18/11 - Total

"Boardwalk Empire" - 7 - 1 - 8
"Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)" - 2 - 4 - 6
"Mildred Pierce" - 3 - 2 - 5
"Modern Family " - 0 - 5 - 5
"Deadliest Catch" - 4 - 0 - 4
"Gettysburg" - 4 -0 -  4
"Saturday Night Live" - 3 - 1 - 4
"The Kennedys" - 3 - 1 - 4
"Freedom Riders" - 3 - 0 - 3
"So You Think You Can Dance" - 3 - 0 - 3
"64th Annual Tony Awards" - 2 - 0 - 2
"American Idol" - 2 - 0 - 2
"American Masters" - 2 - 0 - 2
"Disney Phineas and Ferb" - 2 - 0 - 2
"Firebreather" - 2 - 0 - 2
"Friday Night Lights" - 0 - 2 - 2
"Futurama" - 2 - 0 - 2
"Game of Thrones" - 1 - 1 - 2
"Glee" - 2 - 0 -  2
"Mad Men" - 1 - 1 - 2
"The Borgias" - 2 - 0 - 2
"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" 0 - 2 - 2