Irish American stars win big at the 2010 Emmy Awards - SEE VIDEO
The Irish American's walked away with armfuls of awards last night at the 2010 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
"Glee" was nominated for a in a whopping 19 categories but ended up winning only two. Outstanding Supporting Actress went to Jane Lynch who plays the coach you love to hate in the hit show. Ryan Murphy, the show's creator, also won an award for his direction of the show.
The brilliant cast of "Glee" provided the awards with an over-the-top opening number at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
"Mad Men", staring the stunning Crista Flanagan, won an Emmy for Outstanding Drama and Writing for a Drama Series.
Other big winners on the night were Kyra Sedgwick who won the Outstanding Actress in a Drama Emmy award for her work on "The Closer". Outstanding Actress in a Comedy went to Edie Falco for her multi-faceted starring role in "Nurse Jackie".
"Modern Family", not surprisingly, went home with three awards: Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy but sadly "30 Rock" didn't make the cut.
Here's a full list of the Emmy 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," CBS.
- Actress, Comedy Series: Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie," Showtime.
- Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul, "Breaking Bad," AMC.
- 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 Central.
- 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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