LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- ABC's "Modern Family" won for best comedy and AMC's "Mad Men" took top drama honors Sunday night at the 62nd annual prime-time Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.
"Modern Family," a series about a dysfunctional family, also won awards for best writing and supporting actor (Eric Stonestreet), the Los Angeles Times said.
"Glee," the Fox network comedy about a high school show choir that was nominated for a whopping 19 Emmys, won for best supporting comedic actress (Jane Lynch) and direction (series creator Ryan Murphy).
Pushed out of the winners circle this year was NBC's "30 Rock."
"Mad Men," set in 1960s Madison Avenue, won for the third year in a row, as did Bryan Cranston, star of AMC's "Breaking Bad," in which he plays a science teacher-turned-crystal meth cook.
HBO reigned in the movies and mini-series category with "Temple Grandin," "You Don't Know Jack" and "The Pacific," the Times said
Kyra Sedgwick won a best-actress Emmy for her role in TNT's "The Closer."
Bravo's "Top Chef" upended CBS's "The Amazing Race" in the reality series category.
Cable network programs won 17 Emmys to nine for broadcast networks.
The WNBA's Eastern Conference Semi-Finals began yesterday with a close 95-90 win by the Atlanta Dream over the Washington Mystics. Angel McCoughtry led the Dream with 28 points, while Marissa Coleman led the Mystics with 18.
Last night's primaries stretched across the country, drawing debate from a broad base of issues and in many cases, stretched the coffers of the candidates. Now, after the millions of dollars have been spent, the varied influence of the Tea Party and anti-incumbent sentiment has been measured and the polls have closed, here's a look at who spent the night awash in cheers and balloons, and who's back at the drawing board.
Not everyone can get along, not even those tied together by family bonds. For those who think Thanksgiving dinner conversation can become a bit agonizing, here's a list of 10 famous family feuds that include everything from lurid allegations, public condemnation, to financial battles.
With the Miss Universe title recently handed down to Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete, here's a collection of the decade's past winners, in case you forgot what they looked like, ranging from Miss India to Miss Panama.
After an investigation by the NCAA into improper benefits given to Reggie Bush and O.J. Mayo, controversy swirled around the Heisman-winner as to just what would happen to his place in the illustrious award's history. Today, Bush has decided to forfeit his 2005 Heisman Trophy, and in doing so, joins the list of other disgraced athletes.
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