Emmys 2012: And the big winners are...
Sep 23 2012 10:58 pm CET

The final awards of the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards went to Outstanding Mini-series/Movie, Outstanding Comedy Series, and Outstanding Drama.

The award of Outstanding Mini-series or Movie went to the HBO movie Game Change, which dealt with the McCain/Palin campaign in the 2008 election. Julianne Moore, who played Sarah Palin, won the award for Best Actress in a Mini-series or Movie. Tom Hanks, one of the executive producers for the project, accepted the award.

Julianne Moore presented the award for Outstanding Drama Series. Showtime's freshman drama Homeland won the award, ending the four-year winning streak for AMC's Mad Men. The program won awards for Best Actor (Damian Lewis) and Actress (Claire Danes) in a Drama Series and Best Writing for a Drama earlier in the evening. This is the first Best Series win in Drama or Comedy for Showtime.

The award for Outstanding Comedy Series was presented by Michael J. Fox. Winning for the third year in a row, Modern Family took top honors. Eric Stonestreet and Julie Bowen won Emmys for Supporting Actor and Actress in a Comedy while Steve Levitan won for best direction. Season four of the show begins this Wednesday.

Mike McComb – TVLatest.com

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