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[09/20/09 - 11:04 PM]
The 61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Winners
"30 Rock" and "Mad Men" take home top series honors while HBO leads all networks with 16 wins.

[via press release from Academy of Television Arts & Sciences]

The 61st Primetime Emmy� Awards Winners

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences tonight (Sunday, September 20, 2009) awarded the 2008-2009 Primetime Emmys for programs and individual achievements on the "61st Primetime Emmy Awards" originating on the CBS Television Network from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The Academy�s Chairman & CEO John Shaffner participated in the awards ceremony. Don Mischer was Executive Producer of the telecast.

In addition to Emmys in 28 categories announced tonight, Emmys in 75 other categories and areas for programs and individual achievements were presented at the Creative Arts Awards on September 12, 2009 from the Nokia Theatre. The awards were tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP. The total 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 12th).

Programs Individuals Total
HBO 3 (2) 18 (14) 21 (16)
NBC 2 (1) 14 (10) 16 (11)
ABC - (-) 11 (8) 11 (8)
FOX - (-) 10 (8) 10 (8)
CBS 2 (1) 7 (5) 9 (6)
PBS 2 (1) 7 (5) 9 (6)
Cartoon Network 1 (1) 5 (5) 6 (6)
Showtime - (-) 6 (5) 6 (5)
AMC 1 (-) 4 (2) 5 (2)
Comedy Central 2 (1) 1 (-) 3 (1)
History 1 (1) 2 (2) 3 (3)
FX Networks - (-) 2 (1) 2 (1)
A&E 1 (1) - (-) 1 (1)
Bravo - (-) 1 (1) 1 (1)
Dharmawantsyou.com - 1 (1) - (-) 1 (1)
Discovery Channel - (-) 1 (1) 1 (1)
Disney Channel 1 (1) - (-) 1 (1)
drhorrible.com 1 (1) - (-) 1 (1)
Fox Movie Channel 1 (1) - (-) 1 (1)
MTV - (-) 1 (1) 1 (1)
NBC.com 1 (1) - (-) 1 (1)
Nickelodeon 1 (1) - (-) 1 (1)
Spike TV - (-) 1 (1) 1 (1)
SYFY - (-) 1 (1) 1 (1)
Travel Channel - (-) 1 (1) 1 (1)

A complete list of all awards presented tonight is attached. The final page of the attached list includes a recap of all programs with multiple awards. For further information, see www.emmys.tv

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
KRISTIN CHENOWETH as Olive Snook ABC
Pushing Daisies

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
MATT HUBBARD, Writer NBC
30 Rock
Reunion

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
JON CRYER as Alan Harper CBS
Two And A Half Men

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
TONI COLLETTE as Tara Gregson SHOWTIME
United States Of Tara

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
JEFFREY BLITZ, Director NBC
The Office
Stress Relief

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
ALEC BALDWIN as Jack Donaghy NBC
30 Rock

OUTSTANDING HOST FOR A REALITY OR REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM
JEFF PROBST, Host CBS
Survivor

OUTSTANDING REALITY � COMPETITION PROGRAM
THE AMAZING RACE CBS
Bertram van Munster, Executive Producer
Jerry Bruckheimer, Executive Producer
Jonathan Littman, Executive Producer
Hayma "Screech" Washington, Executive Producer
Elise Doganieri, Co-Executive Producer
Amy Nabseth Chacon, Co-Executive Producer
Mark Vertullo, Co-Executive Producer
Matt Schmidt, Supervising Producer
Jarratt Carson, Supervising Producer
Evan Weinstein, Supervising Producer
Giselle Parets, Senior Producer
Michael Norton, Senior Producer
Patrick Cariaga, Senior Producer
Phil Keoghan, Producer

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
SHOHREH AGHDASHLOO as Sajida HBO
House Of Saddam

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
KEN HOWARD as Phelan Beale HBO
Grey Gardens

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
BRENDAN GLEESON as Winston Churchill HBO
Into The Storm

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL
ANDREW DAVIES, Writer PBS
Little Dorrit

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL
DEARBHLA WALSH, Director PBS
Little Dorrit
Part 1

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
JESSICA LANGE as Big Edie HBO
Grey Gardens

OUTSTANDING MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIE
GREY GARDENS HBO
Lucy Barzun Donnelly, Executive Producer
Rachael Horovitz, Executive Producer
Michael Sucsy, Executive Producer
David Coatsworth, Produced By

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES
LITTLE DORRIT PBS
Anne Pivcevic, Executive Producer
Rebecca Eaton, Executive Producer
Lisa Osborne, Producer

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES
BRUCE GOWERS, Director FOX
American Idol
Show 833 (The Final Three)

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES
STEVE BODOW, Head Writer COMEDY CENTRAL
JON STEWART, Writer
DAVID JAVERBAUM, Writer
JOSH LIEB, Writer
RORY ALBANESE, Writer
KEVIN BLEYER, Writer
JASON ROSS, Writer
TIM CARVELL, Writer
JOHN OLIVER, Writer
SAM MEANS, Writer
ROB KUTNER, Writer
J.R. HAVLAN, Writer
RICH BLOMQUIST, Writer
WYATT CENAC, Writer
ELLIOTT KALAN, Writer
RACHEL AXLER, Writer
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC & LYRICS
WILLIAM ROSS, Original Music ABC
JOHN KIMBROUGH, Original Music
DAN HARMON, Original Lyrics
ROB SCHRAB, Original Lyrics
BEN SCHWARTZ, Original Lyrics
81st Annual Academy Awards
Song Title: Hugh Jackman Opening Number

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES
THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART COMEDY CENTRAL
Jon Stewart, Executive Producer/Host
David Javerbaum, Executive Producer
Rory Albanese, Executive Producer
Josh Lieb, Executive Producer
Kahane Corn, Co-Executive Producer
Jennifer Flanz, Supervising Producer
Jim Margolis, Supervising Producer
Steve Bodow, Supervising Producer
Adam Lowitt, Supervising Producer
Jill Katz, Producer

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
MICHAEL EMERSON as Ben Linus ABC
Lost

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
CHERRY JONES as President Allison Taylor FOX
24

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
ROD HOLCOMB, Director NBC
ER
And In The End

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
KATER GORDON, Writer AMC
MATTHEW WEINER, Writer
Mad Men
Meditations In An Emergency

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
GLENN CLOSE as Patty Hewes FX NETWORKS
Damages

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
BRYAN CRANSTON as Walter White AMC
Breaking Bad

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
30 ROCK NBC
Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
Tina Fey, Executive Producer
Marci Klein, Executive Producer
David Miner, Executive Producer
Robert Carlock, Executive Producer
John Riggi, Co-Executive Producer
Jack Burditt, Co-Executive Producer
Ron Weiner, Co-Executive Producer
Matt Hubbard, Supervising Producer
Jeff Richmond, Supervising Producer
Don Scardino, Producer
Jerry Kupfer, Producer

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
MAD MEN AMC
Matthew Weiner, Executive Producer
Scott Hornbacher, Co-Executive Producer
Andr� Jacquemetton, Supervising Producer
Maria Jacquemetton, Supervising Producer
Lisa Albert, Supervising Producer

PROGRAMS WITH MULTIPLE AWARDS
September 12 September 20 Total
Little Dorrit 4 3 7
Grey Gardens 3 3 6
30 Rock 2 3 5
81st Annual Academy Awards 3 1 4
American Idol 3 1 4
Pushing Daisies 3 1 4
102 Minutes That Changed America 3 - 3
Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony 3 - 3
Generation Kill 3 - 3
Mad Men 1 2 3
Breaking Bad 1 1 2
Chris Rock: Kill The Messenger 2 - 2
Into The Storm 1 1 2
Roman Polanski: Wanted And Desired 2 - 2
Saturday Night Live 2 - 2
So You Think You Can Dance 2 - 2
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart - 2 2
United States Of Tara 1 1 2





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· 24 (FOX)
· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· BREAKING BAD (AMC)
· DAMAGES (DIRECTV)
· ER (NBC)
· GREY GARDENS (HBO)
· HOUSE OF SADDAM (HBO)
· INTO THE STORM (HBO)
· LOST (ABC)
· MAD MEN (AMC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· PUSHING DAISIES (ABC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· UNITED STATES OF TARA, THE (SHOWTIME)





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