LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — The comedy “Modern Family” and the drama “Breaking Bad” won top awards at the 66th annual prime time Emmy Awards on Monday hosted by Seth Meyers at the Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles.
KCAL9’s Suzanne Marques reported from the red carpet where she saw several celebrities and their publicists as they walked into the theater.READ MORE: Fire Breaks Out In Restaurant Of Downtown LA High-Rise, One Hurt
The following nominees have won awards for their performances this past year.
Ty Burrell of “Modern Family” has won best supporting actor in a comedy series.
The Emmy award for best supporting actress in a comedy series has gone to Allison Janney for the hit CBS show “Mom.”
Louis C.K. has won for writing for a comedy series for his FX show “Louie.”
Moira Walley-Beckett won the award for writing for a drama series with AMC series “Breaking Bad.”
The popular show “Modern Family” took it’s second Emmy award of the night by Gail Mancuso for directing a comedy series.
CBS Actor Jim Parsons of “The Big Bang Theory” won best actor in a comedy series.
HBO’s political comedy “Veep” won an award with Julia Louis-Dreyfus for best actress in a comedy series.
Stephan Moffat accepted an award for writing a miniseries, movie or dramatic special with “Sherlock: His Last Vow.”
Kathy Bates won outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or movie for her work in “American Horror Story: Coven.”
An award was accepted for Martin Freeman by presenters for his performance in “Sherlock: His Last Vow” as outstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or movie, as he could not be in attendance tonight.
Colin Bucksey won his first Emmy award tonight for directing an episode of the series “Fargo: Buridan’s Ass.”
Jessica Lange’s performance in “American Horror Story: Coven” won her an award as lead actress in a miniseries or movie.
The award for lead actor in a miniseries or movie went to Benedict Cumberbatch for his role in “Sherlock: His Last Vow.”
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The HBO movie “The Normal Heart” won an award for best movie.
Ricky Gervais presented an award to Sarah Silverman for outstanding writing of a variety special with “Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles.”
The outstanding directing of a variety special award went to Glenn Weiss for directing the 67th annual Tony Awards. He accepted his award from the control room, while directing the award show tonight.
Stephen Colbert accepted the award for this year’s best variety series for Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report.”
The Emmy award for best supporting actor in a drama series went to Aaron Paul for his performance in “Breaking Bad.”
The show “Breaking Bad” took another award tonight, for Anna Gunn’s performance as best supporting actress in a drama series.
Cary Joji Fukunaga won the award for best directing of a drama series in “True Detective: Who Goes There.”
“Fargo” took another award through Adam Bernstein for directing a miniseries, movie or dramatic special.
Bryan Cranston won an award for outstanding actor in a drama series in his portrayal of Walter White in the hit series “Breaking Bad.”
CBS actress Julianna Margulies was awarded outstanding actress in a drama series for her work in “The Good Wife.”
“Modern Family” took the award for outstanding comedy series that Jay Leno presented.
“Breaking Bad” received the award for outstanding drama series. The AMC show received 16 Emmy nominations this year, and has received 58 awards to date.
The reality show “The Amazing Race” won an award for best reality-competition program.
The Emmy’s are known to be about celebrating TV, however, each year they have featured tributes to loved members of the industry that have passed away in that year.
The show featured a special tribute to the late actor comedian Robin Williams by his longtime friend, Billy Crystal.
“He was the greatest friend you could ever imagine,” said Crystal. “It’s very hard to talk about the past because he is very present in all of our lives.”
Paul Walker, Casey Kasem, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Shirley Temple and Lauren Bacall were included among many other celebrities mentioned who have passed away this year. They all were remembered during a tribute while Sara Barielles sang the song “Smile.”MORE NEWS: Claremont Unified Cancels All Classes To Assess Windstorm Damage, Power Out At 2 Campuses
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