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63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Winners

ABC’s Modern Family won a total of five Emmys tonight, including Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Julie Bowen), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Ty Burrell), Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Steven Levitan, Jeffrey Richman) and Outstanding Comedy Series.

On the drama side, Mad Men won only one Emmy tonight (two total Emmys including one Creative Arts Emmy it won on 9/10), but it was for Outstanding Drama Series–the show’s fourth straight win in the category.

Boardwalk Empire led all programs with a total of eight awards (seven Creative Arts and one tonight for Martin Scorsese’s direction of the series pilot).

Other noteworthy wins included two for the fourth season of Friday Night Lights: Kyle Chandler for Outstanding Acting in a Drama series and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Jason Katims).

The complete press release is included after the jump.

ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES
63rd Primetime Emmy Awards

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the “Television Academy”) tonight (Sunday, September 18, 2011) awarded the 2010-2011 Primetime Emmys® for programs and individual achievements on the “63rd Primetime Emmy Awards” originating on the FOX Television Network from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.  The Television Academy’s Chairman & CEO John Shaffner participated in the awards ceremony.  Mark Burnett was Executive Producer of the telecast.

In addition to Emmys in 25 categories announced tonight, Emmys in 76 other categories and areas for programs and individual achievements were presented at the Creative Arts Awards on September 10, 2011 from the Nokia Theatre.  Additionally, the Governors Award was presented to John Walsh, the creator and host of “America’s Most Wanted.”  The awards were tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.

The primetime awards announced on tonight’s telecast were distributed as follows: (Note: The figures in parenthesis represent the grand total of Emmys awarded, including those announced tonight and those announced September 10, 2011).

ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES
63rd Primetime Emmy Awards

Programs    Individuals    Total

HBO            –  (1)         4 (18)    4 (19)
PBS            1 (2)         3 (12)    4 (14)
CBS            1 (3)         3 (8)     4 (11)
FOX            –  (- )         –  (9)     –  (9)
ABC            1 (2)         4 (6)     5 (8)
NBC            –  (- )         1 (6)     1 (6)
Comedy Central         1 (2)         1 (2)     2 (4)
Discovery Channel         –  (1)         –  (3)     –  (4)
HISTORY           –  (1)         –  (3)     –  (4)
ReelzChannel          –  (- )         1 (4)     1 (4)
AMC            1 (1)         –  (2)     1 (3)
Cartoon Network         –  (- )         –  (3)     –  (3)
DirecTV           –  (- )         2 (2)     2 (2)
Disney Channel          –  (- )         –  (2)     –  (2)
Showtime           –  (- )         –  (2)     –  (2)
ABC.com           –  (- )         –  (1)     –  (1)
drmartens.com          –  (- )         –  (1)     –  (1)
ESPN            –  (- )         –  (1)     –  (1)
Farm            –  (- )         –  (1)     –  (1)
FX Networks          –  (- )         1 (1)     1 (1)
JayLenosGarage.com        –  (1)         –  (- )     –  (1)
MTV            –  (- )         –  (1)     –  (1)
Nickelodeon          –  (1)         –  (- )     –  (1)
Starz            –  (- )         –  (1)     –  (1)
thedailyshow.com         –  (1)         –  (- )     –  (1)
TNT            –  (- )         –  (1)     –  (1)
Travel Channel          –  (- )         –  (1)     –  (1)
TV Land           –  (- )         –  (1)     –  (1)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

JULIE BOWEN as Claire Dunphy            ABC

Modern Family

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

TY BURRELL as Phil Dunphy             ABC

Modern Family

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

MICHAEL ALAN SPILLER, Directed by           ABC

Modern Family
Halloween

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

STEVEN LEVITAN, Written by             ABC
JEFFREY RICHMAN, Written by

Modern Family
Caught In The Act

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

JIM PARSONS as Sheldon Cooper            CBS

The Big Bang Theory

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

MELISSA MCCARTHY as Molly Flynn           CBS

Mike & Molly
OUTSTANDING REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM

THE AMAZING RACE               CBS

Bertram van Munster, Executive Producer
Elise Doganieri, Executive Producer
Jerry Bruckheimer, Executive Producer
Jonathan Littman, Executive Producer
Mark Vertullo, Executive Producer
Evan Weinstein, Co-Executive Producer
Dan Coffie, Co-Executive Producer
Giselle Parets, Supervising Producer
Michael Norton, Supervising Producer
Barry Hennessey, Supervising Producer
Matt Schmidt, Supervising Producer
Patrick Cariaga, Supervising Producer
Phil Keoghan, Supervising Producer
Michael Miller, Supervising Producer
Bob Parr, Senior Producer
Neil Jahss, Senior Producer

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES

STEVE BODOW, Head Writer             COMEDY CENTRAL
TIM CARVELL, Head Writer
RORY ALBANESE, Writer
KEVIN BLEYER, Writer
RICH BLOMQUIST, Writer
WYATT CENAC, Writer
HALLIE HAGLUND, Writer
JR HAVLAN, Writer
ELLIOTT KALAN, Writer
JOSH LIEB, Writer
SAM MEANS, Writer
JO MILLER, Writer
JOHN OLIVER, Writer
DANIEL RADOSH, Writer
JASON ROSS, Writer
JON STEWART, Writer

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES

DON ROY KING, Directed by             NBC

Saturday Night Live
Host: Justin Timberlake

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES

THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART          COMEDY CENTRAL

Jon Stewart, Executive Producer/Host
Rory Albanese, Executive Producer
Josh Lieb, Executive Producer
Kahane Cooperman, Co-Executive Producer
Steve Bodow, Co-Executive Producer
Jennifer Flanz, Co-Executive Producer
Jim Margolis, Co-Executive Producer
Pamela DePace, Supervising Producer
Hillary Kun, Supervising Producer
Adam Lowitt, Supervising Producer
Jill Katz, Producer

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

JASON KATIMS, Written by              DIRECTV

Friday Night Lights
Always

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

MARGO MARTINDALE as Mags Bennett          FX NETWORKS

Justified

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

MARTIN SCORSESE, Directed by            HBO

Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire (Pilot)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

PETER DINKLAGE as Tyrion Lannister           HBO

Game Of Thrones

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

JULIANNA MARGULIES as Alicia Florrick          CBS

The Good Wife

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

KYLE CHANDLER as Coach Eric Taylor           DIRECTV

Friday Night Lights

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A MINISERIES,
MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL

JULIAN FELLOWES, Written by             PBS

Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS
IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE

MAGGIE SMITH as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham      PBS

Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE

BARRY PEPPER as Bobby Kennedy           REELZCHANNEL

The Kennedys

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A MINISERIES,
MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL

BRIAN PERCIVAL, Directed by             PBS

Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)
Part I

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A
MINISERIES OR A MOVIE

GUY PEARCE as Monty Beragon            HBO

Mildred Pierce

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE

KATE WINSLET as Mildred Pierce            HBO

Mildred Pierce

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES OR MOVIE

DOWNTON ABBEY (MASTERPIECE)           PBS

Gareth Neame, Executive Producer
Rebecca Eaton, Executive Producer
Julian Fellowes, Executive Producer
Nigel Marchant, Producer
Liz Trubridge, Series Producer

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

MAD MEN                  AMC

Matthew Weiner, Executive Producer
Scott Hornbacher, Executive Producer
Andre Jacquemetton, Co-Executive Producer
Maria Jacquemetton, Co-Executive Producer
Dahvi Waller, Producer
Jonathan Abrahams, Producer
Dwayne Shattuck, Producer
Blake McCormick, Producer

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

MODERN FAMILY                ABC

Steven Levitan, Executive Producer
Christopher Lloyd, Executive Producer
Jeff Morton, Co-Executive Producer
Danny Zuker, Co-Executive Producer
Dan O’Shannon, Co-Executive Producer
Bill Wrubel, Co-Executive Producer
Paul Corrigan, Co-Executive Producer
Brad Walsh, Co-Executive Producer
Ilana Wernick, Co-Executive Producer
Jeffrey Richman, Co-Executive Producer
Abraham Higginbotham, Co-Executive Producer

PROGRAMS WITH MULTIPLE AWARDS

Creative Arts Telecast
9/10/11        9/18/11  Total

Boardwalk Empire                7          1      8
Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)             2          4      6
Mildred Pierce                 3          2      5
Modern Family                 –          5      5
Deadliest Catch                 4          –       4
Gettysburg                  4          –      4
Saturday Night Live                3          1      4
The Kennedys                 3          1      4
Freedom Riders                 3          –      3
So You Think You Can Dance             3          –      3
64th
Annual Tony Awards              2          –      2
American Idol                 2          –      2
American Masters                2          –      2
Disney Phineas And Ferb              2          –      2
Firebreather                 2          –      2
Friday Night Lights                –          2      2
Futurama                  2          –      2
Game Of Thrones                1          1      2
Glee                   2          –      2
Mad Men                  1          1      2
The Borgias                 2          –      2
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart            –          2      2

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  • Howard B.

    Maggie Smith won an Oscar for “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” — directed by British director, Ronald Neame, years ago.  Tonight, she won an Emmy, for oustanding supporting actress in a mini-series — “Dowton Abbey” — and the executive producer was Ronald Neame’s grandson, Gareth Neame.  

    Ronald Neame also directed the world’s favorite disaster film, “The Poseidon Adventure” in 1972.  It was far and away the #1 film of 1973.  At one time, it was one of the 6 most successful films in history.   And now, “Dowton Abbey” is recognized by the Guiness Book of World Records as the most critically acclaimed British TV show of all time. 

    Ronnie passed away last year at the age of 99.   I’m sure he’d be very proud of his grandson, Gareth.