‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Modern Family’ and ‘Behind the Candelabra’ Big Winners at Emmys
If you missed any of the 65th Emmy Awards last night, here’s what you need to know.
Behind the Candelabra was the big winner, taking home three awards including Best Miniseries, Best Actor in a Miniseries, Michael Douglas and Best Director, Steven Soderbergh.
In the Drama categories, Breaking Bad (I can’t believe I still haven’t seen an episode of this show!) took home the top honor, while Bad’s Anna Gunn was named Best Supporting Actress.First time nominee Jeff Daniels beat out the likes of Bryan Cranston and Jon Hamm to take home Best Actor for The Newsroom, while Claire Danes won Best Actress for Homeland and Bobby Cannavale won Best Supporting Actor for Boardwalk Empire.
On the Comedy side, Modern Family took the top prize (not a surprise), while Julia Louis-Dreyfus won Best Actress for Veep, her fourth Emmy in total. Jim Parsons, won his third Best Actor trophy for The Big Bang Theory (Glenn and I love this show). Best Supporting Actress winner Merritt Weaver (for Nurse Jackie) had the best acceptance speech of the night, simply saying “Thank You” and “I got to go, bye,” while Tony Hale picked up his first win, for Best Supporting Actor for Veep.
Other winners included:
The Voice, Best Reality-Competition Series; Laura Linney, Best Actress in a Miniseries, The Big C: Hereafter; James Cromwell, Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries, American Horror Story: Asylum; Ellen Burstyn, Best Supporting Actress, in a Miniseries, Political Animals and The Colbert Report, Best Variety Series and Best Writing for a Variety Series.
Oh, and apparently Tina Fey had a little wardrobe malfunction last night and she also hinted that she and Amy Poehler might return as hosts for the Golden Globe Awards. Tina and Amy also had a little fun heckling Neil Patrick Harris:
And Carrie Underwood paid tribute to the Beatles: