2008-2009 Emmy Award Winners

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September 20th, 2009

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Update: all the winners are below and there weren't many surprises. In the major categories (comedy actor, drama actor and actress, and best comedy and drama) all won last year, too.  Here is the official press release from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with lots of details, but if you just want the winners it's probably easier to scan  the list below.


  • Supporting actress in a comedy series: Kristen Chenoweth, Pushing Daisies
  • Outstanding writing for a comedy series: Matt Hubbard, 30 Rock, NBC
  • Supporting actor in a comedy series: Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men, CBS
  • Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Toni Collette, United States Of Tara, Showtime
  • Directing for a comedy series: Jeffrey Blitz, The Office, NBC
  • Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock, NBC
  • Host for a reality show: Jeff Probst, Survivor, CBS
  • Best Reality competition: The Amazing Race, CBS
  • Supporting actress for miniseries or movie: Shohreh Aghdashloo, HBO's  House of Saddam
  • Supporting actor in miniseries or movie: Ken Howard, HBO's Grey Gardens
  • Lead actor in a miniseries or movie: Brendan Gleason, Into the Storm, HBO
  • Writing for a miniseries or movie: Andrew Davies, Little Dorrit, PBS (via BBC)
  • Best Directing movie or miniseries: Dearbhla Walsh, Little Dorrit, PBS (via BBC)
  • Lead actress in miniseries  or movie: Jessica Lange, Grey Gardens, HBO
  • Made for TV movie: Grey Gardens, HBO
  • Outstanding miniseries: Little Dorrit, PBS
  • Directing for a variety or comedy series: Bruce Gowers, American Idol, FOX
  • Writing for variety or comedy series: The Daily Show, Comedy Central
  • Original music variety, music or comedy series: Academy Awards
  • Best variety or comedy series: The Daily Show, Comedy Central
  • Supporting actor in a drama series: Michael Emerson, Lost, ABC
  • Supporting actress in a drama series: Cherry Jones, 24, FOX
  • Directing for a drama series: Rod Holcomb, ER, NBC
  • Writing for a drama series: Katy Gordon & Matt Weiner, Mad Men, AMC
  • Lead actress in a drama series: Glenn Close, Damages, FX
  • Lead actor in a drama series: Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad, AMC
  • Outstanding Comedy series: 30 Rock, NBC
  • Outstanding Drama series: Mad Men, AMC
 
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