LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 (UPI) --
The sitcom "Modern Family" won the Emmy Award for best comedy series in Los Angeles Sunday night.
"Modern Family" co-stars Eric Stonestreet and Julie Bowen earned the prizes for best supporting actor and actress in a comedy series, while the show also scored the trophy for best directing of a comedy.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was named best actress in a comedy for her work in "Veep," while Jon Cryer snagged the best actor in a comedy statuette for "Two and a Half Men."
Talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel served as emcee of the night's festivities, which ran for 3 hours and aired on ABC.
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