Emmy Award Winners 2011: Who Won and Who Lost?

The 63rd prime-time Emmy Awards has honored America’s best prime time television, issuing iconic gold statuettes for series in three main categories.

Awarding comedy and drama series, the Emmys also honors miniseries or movies. This year’s nominees covered a wide range of network television greats, and many of the wins were obvious.

Presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the complete list of winners is as follows.

-Comedy Series: “Modern Family,” ABC.
-Lead Actor, Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS.
-Lead Actress, Comedy Series: Melissa McCarthy, “Mike & Molly,” CBS.
-Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Ty Burrell, “Modern Family,” ABC.
-Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Julie Bowen, “Modern Family,” ABC.
-Directing, Comedy Series: Michael Spiller, “Modern Family,” ABC.
-Writing, Comedy Series: Steven Levitan and Jeffrey Richman, “Modern Family,” ABC.

-Drama Series: “Mad Men,” AMC.
-Lead Actress, Drama Series: Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife,” CBS.
-Lead Actor, Drama Series: Kyle Chandler, “Friday Night Lights,” DirecTV/NBC.
-Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones,” HBO.
-Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Margo Martindale, “Justified,” FX.
- Directing, Drama Series: Martin Scorsese, “Boardwalk Empire,” HBO.
-Writing, Drama Series: Jason Katims, “Friday Night Lights,” NBC.

-Miniseries or Movie: “Downton Abbey (Masterpiece),” PBS.
-Lead Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Kate Winslet, “Mildred Pierce,” HBO.
-Lead Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Barry Pepper, “The Kennedys,” ReelzChannel.
-Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey (Masterpiece),” PBS.
-Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Guy Pearce, “Mildred Pierce,” HBO.
-Directing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Brian Percival, “Downton Abbey (Masterpiece),” PBS.
-Writing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Julien Fellowes, “Downton Abbey (Masterpiece),” PBS.

-Reality-Competition Program: “The Amazing Race,” CBS.
-Host, Reality-Competition Program: Jeff Probst, “Survivor,” CBS.
-Variety, Music, or Comedy Series: “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” Comedy Central.
-Directing, Variety, Music or Comedy Series: Don Roy King, “Saturday Night Live,” NBC.
-Writing, Variety, Music, or Comedy Series: “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” Comedy Central.