2011 Emmy Awards Winners List

September 19, 2011 By:
2011 Emmy Awards Winners List

The 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held tonight at the Nokia theater in Los Angeles tonight. There were a lot of surprises and repeat winners tonight, but overall it was a fantastic show. Jane Lynch, who won an Emmy last year for her role as Sue Sylvester on the FOX series "Glee," hosted the ceremony, and did an amazing job.

Modern Family scored 17 nominations this year and went home with most of them. Bridesmaids star Melissa McCarthy won her first Emmy for the CBS comedy series "Mike & Molly, as well as Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell of the ABC sitcom "Modern Family."

Check out the 2011 Emmy Awards winners list below. Winners indicted with **

Best Drama:

Boardwalk Empire

Friday Night Lights

**Mad Men**

Game of Thrones

Dexter

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

Glee

**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

Conan

**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