Emmy Awards 2011: The Winners!

Wes Ferguson | September 18, 2011 - 8:12 pm

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Tonight, Hollywood celebrates television’s finest with the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards! 

While there are some strong leaders in the field, who will win is anybody’s guess! 

Modern Family leads the way with 17 nominations, while Bridesmaids star Melissa McCarthy (who was presenting the Emmy nominees alongsideFringe star Joshua Jackson) was flabbergasted when her name was called as a nominee for her lead role in the comedy Mike & Molly. Also nominated, Emmy host and Glee star Jane Lynch!

Stay tuned to Celebuzz as we’ll be updating the winners in real time. Just look for the selection marked with stars **in red** below: 

Best Drama:

Boardwalk Empire
Friday Night Lights
**Mad Men**
Game of Thrones

Best Actress in a Drama:

Kathy Bates- Harry’s Law
Connie Britton- Friday Night Lights
Mariska Hargitay- Law and Order: SVU
**Julianna Margulies- The Good Wife**
Elisabeth Moss- Mad Men
Mireille Enos- The Killing

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
**Margo Martindale Justified**
Christine Baranski The Good Wife
Kelly MacDonald Boardwalk Empire
Archie Panjabi The Good Wife
Christina Hendricks Mad Men
Michelle Forbes The Killing

Best Actor in a Drama:

Steve Buscemi- Boardwalk Empire
**Kyle Chandler- Friday Night Lights**
Michael C. Hall- Dexter
Jon Hamm- Mad Men
Hugh Laurie- House
Tim Olyphant- Justified

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:

**Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister- Game of Thrones**
Josh Charles as Will Gardner- The Good Wife
Alan Cumming as Eli Gold- The Good Wife
Walton Goggins as Boyd Crowder- Justified
John Slattery as Roger Sterling- Mad Men
Andre Braugher as Owen – Men of a Certain Age

Best Actress in a Comedy:

Eddie Falco- Nurse Jackie
Amy Poheler- Parks and Recreation
Tina Fey- 30 Rock
Laura Linney- The Big C
**Melissa McCarthy- Mike & Molly**

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy:

Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester- Glee 
Betty White as Elka Ostrosky- Hot in Cleveland
**Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy- Modern Family**
Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett- Modern Family
Kristen Wiig as Various characters- Saturday Night Live
Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney- 30 Rock

Best Actor in a Comedy:

**Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper- Big Bang Theory**
Johnny Galecki as Leonard Hofstadter- Big Bang Theory
Matt LeBlanc as Matt LeBlanc- Episodes
Louis C.K. as Louie- Louie
Steve Carell as Michael Scott- The Office
Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy- 30 Rock

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:

Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel- Glee
Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett- Modern Family
Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett- Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker- Modern Family
**Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy- Modern Family**
Jon Cryer as Alan Harper- Two And A Half Men 

Best Comedy:

Big Bang Theory
**Modern Family**
The Office
Parks and Recreation
30 Rock

Best Guest Actor in a Comedy:

Idris Elba as Lenny- The Big C
Nathan Lane as Pepper Saltzman- Modern Family
Zach Galifianakis, Host- Saturday Night Live
**Justin Timberlake, Host- Saturday Night Live**
Matt Damon as Carol- 30 Rock
Will Arnett as Devin Banks- 30 Rock

Best Guest Actress in a Comedy:

Kristin Chenoweth as April Rhodes- Glee
Dot-Marie Jones as Coach Beiste- Glee
**Gwyneth Paltrow as Holly Holliday- Glee**
Cloris Leachman as Maw Maw- Raising Hope
Tina Fey, Host- Saturday Night Live
Elizabeth Banks as Avery- 30 Rock 

Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series:

Bruce Dern as Frank Harlow- Big Love
Beau Bridges as Nick Brody- Brothers & Sisters
Michael J. Fox as Louis Canning- The Good Wife
**Paul McCrane as Josh Peyton- Harry’s Law**
Jeremy Davies as Dickie Bennett- Justified
Robert Morse as Bertram Cooper- Mad Men

Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series:

Mary McDonnell as Capt. Sharon Raydor- The Closer
Julia Stiles as Lumen Pierce- Dexter
**Loretta Devine as Adele Webber- Grey’s Anatomy**
Randee Heller as Miss Blankenship- Mad Men
Cara Buono as Faye Miller- Mad Men
Joan Cusack as Sheila Jackson- Shameless
Alfre Woodard as Ruby Jean Reynolds- True Blood

Best Lead Actress in a Miniseries/Movie:

Diane Lane as Patricia Loud- Cinema Verite
Elizabeth McGovern as Cora, Countess of Grantham- Downtown Abbey
**Kate Winslet as Mildred Pierce- Mildred Pierce**
Taraji P. Henson as Tiffany Rubin- Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story
Jean Marsh as Rose Buck- Upstairs Downstairs 

Best Lead Actor in a Miniseries/Movie:

Edgar Ramirez as Carlos- Carlos
Greg Kinnear as John F. Kennedy- The Kennedys
**Barry Pepper as Bobby Kennedy- The Kennedys**
Idris Elba as John Luther- Luther
Laurence Fishburne as Thurgood Marshall- Thurgood
William Hurt as Henry ‘Hank’ Paulson- Too Big to Fail

Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries/Movie:

**Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham- Downtown Abbey**
Evan Rachel Wood as Veda Pierce- Mildred Pierce
Melissa Leo as Lucy Gessler- Mildred Pierce
Mare Winningham as Ida- Mildred Pierce
Eileen Atkins as Lady Maud Holland- Upstairs Downstairs

Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries/Movie:

Tom Wilkinson as Joe Kennedy- The Kennedys
**Guy Pearce as Monty Beragon- Mildred Pierce**
Brian F. O’Byrne as Bert Pierce- Mildred Pierce
Paul Giamatti as Ben Bernanke- Too Big to Fail
James Woods as Richard Fuld- Too Big to Fail

Best Miniseries/Movie:

Cinema Verite
**Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)**
The Kennedys
Mildred Pierce
The Pillars Of The Earth
Too Big To Fail

Best Host for a Reality Series:

Phil Keoghan, Host- The Amazing Race
Ryan Seacrest, Host- American Idol
Tom Bergeron, Host- Dancing with the Stars
Cat Deeley, Host- So You Think You Can Dance
**Jeff Probst, Host- Survivor**

Best Variety Show or Comedy Series:

The Colbert Report
**The Daily Show With Jon Stewart**
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Real Time With Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Reality Competition

So You Think You Can Dance
Top Chef
Project Runway
**The Amazing Race**

American Idol
Dancing with the Stars