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Taliban and Al Qaeda big losers at 64th Primetime Emmy Awards: winners in full

by | 24th, September 2012

TO the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, to see Damian Lewis win best actor in a drama series for his role in Homeland, and Dame Maggie Smith win best supporting actress for her role in Downton Abbey. Lewis thanked his wife:  “I adore you darling.”  Claire Danes, who won best actress for her role in Homeland thanks to: “My husband, my love, my life, my baby daddy, this doesn’t mean anything without you.”  Such is the fascination with the War on Terror (what Obama wanted renamed the “Overseas Contingency Operation” and George Dubya Bush We actually wanted called “the struggle against ideological extremists who do not believe in free societies who happen to use terror as a weapon to try to shake the conscience of the free world”) that it features on one front page: the Sun leads with news that British Taliban wants to murder Prince Harry. Other Brits merely want to fight him in a bar or shag him.

Claire Danes did not thank the Taliban nor Al Qaeda for making great TV possible.

War! What is it good for? Good telly and

The Winners:

Drama Series: Homeland.
Actress, Drama Series: Claire Danes, Homeland
Actor, Drama Series: Damian Lewis, Homeland
Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Writing, Drama Series: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Gideon Raff, Homeland
Directing, Drama Series: Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire
Comedy Series: Modern Family
Actor, Comedy Series: Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Writing, Comedy Series: Louis C.K, Louie
Directing, Comedy Series: Steven Levitan, Modern Family
Miniseries or Movie: Game Change
Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore, Game Change
Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Tom Berenger, Hatfields & McCoys
Directing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Jay Roach, Game Change
Writing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Danny Strong, Game Change
Reality-Competition Program: The Amazing Race
Host, Reality-Competition Program: Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars
Variety, Music or Comedy Series: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Writing for a Variety Special: Louis C.K., Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre
Directing, Variety, Music or Comedy Special: Glenn Weiss, 65th Annual Tony Awards

 



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