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Entertainment Express: Emmy 2013 Winners

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In a show that didn’t have nearly enough Neil Patrick Harris pizzazz, Modern Family earned its fourth straight Emmy for best comedy series, and Breaking Bad  scooped its first statue for best drama series. The should’ve-been-a-movie-movie Behind the Candelabra won three Emmy Awards for best miniseries or TV movie, outstanding director for Steven Soderbergh and lead actor honors for Michael Douglas, for playing Liberace. In his acceptance speech, Douglas thanked his co-star, fellow nominee Matt Damon, saying it was a “two-hander.” And no-one will forget Nurse Jackie‘s Merritt Wever’s brief-but-memorable “I gotta go, thanks, bye” acceptance speech. Ha!

Drama Series: Breaking Bad

Actor, Drama Series: Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom

Actress, Drama Series: Claire Danes, Homeland

Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Bobby Cannavale, Boardwalk Empire

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Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad

Directing, Drama Series: David Fincher, House of Cards

Writing, Drama Series: Henry Bromell, Homeland

Comedy Series: Modern Family

Lead Actor, Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

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Lead Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Tony Hale, Veep

Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie

Directing, Comedy Series: Gail Mancuso, Modern Family

Writing, Comedy Series: Tina Fey and Tracey Wigfield, 30 Rock

Miniseries or Movie: Behind the Candelabra

Lead Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra

Lead Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Laura Linney, The Big C: Hereafter

Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: James Cromwell, American Horror Story: Asylum

Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Ellen Burstyn, Political Animals

Directing, Miniseries or Movie: Steven Soderbergh, Behind the Candelabra

Writing, Miniseries or Movie: Abi Morgan, The Hour

Reality-Competition Program: The Voice

Variety Series: The Colbert Report

Writing, Variety Series: The Colbert Report

Directing, Variety Series: Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live

Choreography: Derek Hough, Dancing With the Stars

Pics: CBS

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