This article related to the 2013 Emmy Awards is very much about one thing and one thing only: The winners. We’re going to have pretty continuous updates over the course of the night, as there really is so much to share in between the surprises and some of the funny moments that came during the speeches.
Be sure to refresh throughout the night, as we are going to have all sorts of updates.
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Merritt Wever, “Nurse Jackie.” We wrote about this one specifically at the link here, mostly because it was so strange and unusual.
Writing in a Comedy Series – Tina Fey and Tracy Wigfield, “30 Rock.” First of all, super-classy move by Tina to let Tracy actually speak first … even though she joked about it later.
Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Tony Hale, “Veep.” This may not be “Modern Family’s” time anymore. Hale was another surprise winner, and just the reaction to the win itself was moving as he grinned from ear to ear while Julia Louis-Dreyfus seemed to be so happy for him. What an unexpected but deserving victory this was.
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep.” Would you believe that this was her fourth win and sixteenth nomination? The truth is that while we want to see Amy Poehler win, this was so deserving. Plus, getting Tony Hale onstage to do his Gary bit during it was brilliant.
Directing in a Comedy Series – Gail Mancuso, “Modern Family.” The moment that she said she had shout-outs, the music started to play.
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory.” Jim’s win seemed inevitable, given that no real contender rose to the occasion this year as a challenger. It was a big year for the show, though, and we could see it winning the overall trophy.
Lead Actress in a Miniseries / Movie – Laura Linney, “The Big C: Hereafter.”
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad.” This may be a bit of a sign that “Breaking Bad” is going to have a big night.
Reality Competition Series – “The Voice.” Well, at least “The Amazing Race” didn’t win again.
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Bobby Cannvale, “Boardwalk Empire.” Did you see this one coming? We sure didn’t. It is proof the “Boardwalk Empire” did have some great work last season.
Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom.” Wow is all we have to say to this. We really love the show, but we genuinely thought that we were the only ones.
Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Claire Danes, “Homeland.” Just be honest: You knew that this was coming. On a night full of surprises, this was one that was set in stone the moment that Tatiana Maslany was not nominated.
Variety Show – “The Colbert Report.” Someone other than Jon Stewart won? The show also took home the writing prize, which means that Stephen can do a full segment of “Who’s Honoring Me Now?” and really mean it.
Supporting Actor in a Miniseries / Movie – James Cromwell, “American Horror Story: Asylum.” He was terrifying as Dr. Arden. So deserved.
Supporting Actress in a Miniseries / Movie – Ellen Bersten, “Political Animals.” Hey look, it’s a USA show that won something. Sadly, it was canceled.
Comedy Series – “Modern Family.” We can’t complain about the show winning everything this year. But, it still won this one! We’re shocked that “Veep” and “Girls” were ignored over a subpar “Modern Family” season, but it was still the favorite on a night full of shockers.
Drama Series – “Breaking Bad.” This was the news that ultimately had us feeling rather overjoyed. We could not think of a better winner than Vince Gilligan, and the cast has wanted for so long for him to get the honor.This helps to accentuate the final run, though it is possible the show takes it again next year.
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