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Breaking Bad, Jeff Daniels and Claire Danes top Emmy Winners

Last night’s Emmy ceremony brought cable television some of the top prizes. I am extremely happy for Breaking Bad’s win for Outstanding Drama Series for the first time. Jeff Daniels beat out Bryan Cranston for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series. I love Breaking Bad, but am happy to see Daniels and The Newsroom get the recognition. Homeland took home a win for Claire Danes who won for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. Keep reading to see the full list of winners below.

Here is the full list of Emmy winners:

Actor in a Drama Series

Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom

Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Danes, Homeland

Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra

Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

Laura Linney, The Big C: Hereafter

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Reality-Competition Series

The Voice

Variety Series

The Colbert Report

Drama Series

Breaking Bad

Comedy Series

Modern Family

Mini-series or Movie

Behind the Candelabra

Actor in a Drama Series

Bobby Cannavale, Boardwalk Empire

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Tony Hale, Veep

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie

Writing for a Drama Series

Henry Bromell, Homeland • “Q&A”

jeff-daniels-emmy-newsroomDirecting for a Drama Series

David Fincher, House of Cards • “Chapter 1”

Writing for a Comedy Series

Tina Fey and Tracey Wigfield, 30 Rock • “Last Lunch”

Directing for a Comedy Series

Gail Mancuso, Modern Family • “Arrested”

Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

James Cromwell, American Horror Story: Asylum

Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

Ellen Burstyn, Political Animals

Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

Abi Morgan, The Hour

Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

Steven Soderbergh, Behind the Candelabra

Writing for a Variety Series

The Colbert Report

Directing for a Variety Series

Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live

Are you happy with the Emmy winners, or did you feel your favorite show/actor was snubbed?

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Jim Napier

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