'Modern Family' & 'Homeland' Top Primetime Emmys

'Modern Family' & 'Homeland' Top Primetime Emmys
Showtime's Homeland and ABC's Modern Family were the big winners at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday night, airing live from the Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Read on the for the recap…

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The Drama

Homeland bested drama contenders Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Mad Men and Game of Thrones for the Outstanding Drama series honor. The show's leading man Damian Lewis pleasantly surprised the room with an Outstanding Lead Actor win over tough competitors Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) and Michael C. Hall (Dexter). "I'm one of those pesky Brits, apologies," he said, acknowledging his fellow nominees and the Homeland cast members that he likes "to dine with."

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Damian's Homeland co-star Claire Danes won for Outstanding Lead Actress. Besting Glenn Close (Damages), Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), Julianna Margulies ([link
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