Benedict Alibasa

Modern Family bagged the most awards in the 63rd primetime Emmy awards on Sunday. The comedy series swept the awards ceremony,winning five awards including best comedy series, which it bagged for the second consecutive year. British drama series Downtown Abbey came in second with four awards, including best miniseries.

British actress Kate Winslet bagged the award for outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or movie for her highly acclaimed title role in the period drama Mildred Pierce, playing a mother in the Great Depression. Barry Pepper won outstanding lead actor for his role as Robert F. Kennedy in the miniseries The Kennedys.

Other notable winners include film legend Martin Scorsese, who won a directing award for his work on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire; Julianna Marguiles, who won best drama actress for The Good Wife; and the advertising drama Mad Men took the best drama series prize for the fourth year in a row.

Below is the full list of winners at this year's Annual Primetime Emmy Awards:

- Outstanding Drama Series: "Mad Men," AMC.

- Outstanding Lead Actress, Drama Series: Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife," CBS.

- Outstanding Lead Actor, Drama Series: Kyle Chandler, "Friday Night Lights," DirecTV/NBC.

- Outstanding Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones," HBO.

- Outstanding Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Margo Martindale, "Justified," FX.

- Outstanding Writing, Drama Series: Jason Katims, "Friday Night Lights," NBC.

- Outstanding Directing, Drama Series: Martin Scorsese, "Boardwalk Empire," HBO.

- Outstanding Comedy Series: "Modern Family," ABC.

- Outstanding Actor, Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory," CBS.

- Outstanding Actress, Comedy Series: Melissa McCarthy, "Mike & Molly," CBS.

- Outstanding Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Julie Bowen, "Modern Family," ABC.

- Outstanding Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Ty Burrell, "Modern Family," ABC.

- Outstanding Writing, Comedy Series: Steven Levitan and Jeffrey Richman, "Modern Family," ABC.

- Outstanding Directing, Comedy Series: Michael Spiller, "Modern Family," ABC.

- Outstanding Miniseries or Movie: "Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)," PBS.

- Outstanding Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Kate Winslet, "Mildred Pierce," HBO.

- Outstanding Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Barry Pepper, "The Kennedys," ReelzChannel.

- Outstanding Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)," PBS.

- Outstanding Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Guy Pearce, "Mildred Pierce," HBO.

- Outstanding Directing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Brian Percival, "Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)," PBS.

- Outstanding Writing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Julian Fellowes, "Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)," PBS.

- Outstanding Reality-Competition Program: "The Amazing Race," CBS.

- Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series: "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," Comedy Central.

- Outstanding Directing, Variety, Music or Comedy Series: Don Roy King, "Saturday Night Live," NBC.

- Outstanding Writing, Variety, Music or Comedy Series: "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," Comedy Central.








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