Aug 30, 2010 8:39 AM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

New blood rules the Emmys

"Modern Family" has won the Emmy for best comedy series and "Mad Men" won the Emmy for best drama series.

Other winners: Bryan Cranston's portrayal of a meth dealer in "Breaking Bad" and Kyra Sedgwick's role as a brassy deputy police chief in "The Closer" has earned the pair top drama series acting Emmy Awards. Cranston's co-star, Aaron Paul, earned best supporting actor for the series.

Archie Panjabi of "The Good Wife" was honored as best supporting actress in a drama. Edie Falco of "Nurse Jackie" and Jim Parsons of "The Big Bang Theory" were honored for their comedy series lead roles. Eric Stonestreet of "Modern Family" and Jane Lynch of "Glee" were honored for their comedy-series supporting roles.

"Top Chef" won best reality series.

Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show" won its eighth consecutive Emmy Award for best variety, music or comedy series.

Jimmy Fallon hosted the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

Here's a list of the major winners:

- Drama Series: "Mad Men," AMC.
- Comedy Series: "Modern Family," ABC.
- Actor, Drama Series: Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad," AMC.
- Actress, Drama Series: Kyra Sedgwick, "The Closer," TNT.
- Actor, Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory,"
- Actress, Comedy Series: Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie,"
- Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul, "Breaking Bad,"
- Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Archie Panjabi, "The Good
Wife," CBS.
- Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Eric Stonestreet, "Modern
Family," ABC.
- Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Jane Lynch, "Glee," Fox.
- Miniseries: "The Pacific," HBO.
- Made-for-TV Movie: "Temple Grandin," HBO.
- Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Al Pacino, "You Don't Know
Jack," HBO.
- Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Claire Danes, "Temple
Grandin," HBO.
- Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: David Strathairn,
"Temple Grandin," HBO.
- Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julia Ormond,
"Temple Grandin," HBO.
- Directing for a Comedy Series: Ryan Murphy, "Glee," Fox.
- Directing, Drama Series: Steve Shill, "Dexter," Showtime.
- Directing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Mick
Jackson, "Temple Grandin," HBO.
- Directing, Variety, Music or Comedy Special: Bucky Gunts,
"Vancouver 2010 Winter Games Opening Ceremony," NBC.
- Variety, Music or Comedy Series: "The Daily Show," Comedy
- Reality Competition Program: "Top Chef," Bravo.
- Writing for Comedy Series: Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd,
"Modern Family," ABC.
- Writing, Drama Series: Matthew Weiner and Erin Levy, "Mad
Men," AMC.
- Writing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Adam Mazer,
"You Don't Know Jack," HBO.
- Writing, Variety, Music or Comedy Special: 63rd Annual Tony
Awards, CBS.



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