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Emmy Awards 2010: The big winners!

Last updated on: August 30, 2010 11:28 IST

Image: Padma Lakshmi
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters

It was a star studded affair at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

The big winners include AMC's Mad Men and ABC's Modern Family, as well as Eric Stonestreet, Jane Lynch, Jim Parsons, Edie Falco, Aaron Paul, Archie Panjabi, Bryan Cranston, Kyra Sedgwick, and Padma Lakshmi who won in the reality award category for Top Chef.

The show was hosted by Jimmy Fallon whose wit left the audience in hysterics.

Comedy Queen

Image: Jane Lynch
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters
Jane Lynch won the Supporting Actress award (comedy category) for her role of a cheerleading coach in Glee.

Comedy Queen

Image: Edie Falco
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters
Edie Falco's stunning work in Nurse Jackie was rewarded with an Outstanding Lead Actress award (comedy category).

Comedy King

Image: Jim Parsons
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters
The Big Bang Theory (currently on air on Zee Cafe) won too with Jim Parsons winning an Outstanding Lead Actor (in a Comedy Series) award.

Drama Queens

Image: Kyra Sedgwick
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters

Kyra Sedgwick's stunning work in The Closer won her an Emmy (Outstanding Lead Actress) in the Drama Series while Archie Panjabi won the Outstanding Supporting Actress for The Good Wife.

Drama Kings

Image: Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters

Bryan Cranston won (Outstanding Lead Actor in a drama series) for the third year in a row for his work on Breaking Bad. Aaron Paul also won an Emmy (Outstanding Supporting Actor) for Breaking Bad.

The winner takes all

Image: Executive producer Steven Levitan (C) of Modern Family poses with fellow producers and cast members after winning outstanding comedy series
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters

But the really big winners were Modern Family who won Emmys for Writing and Best Comedy.

Lost fans were in for a disappointment as the drama mini series 'lost' out to Mad Men.

The award for Directing went to Dexter while HBO won in the movie and mini-series categories with Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Claire Danes, and Director Mick Jackson all winning for Temple Grandin, which also won the big prize for Best Movie.

Al Pacino won for HBO's You Don't Know Jack. The Pacific won the Mini-Series.