2009 Emmy Winners/Recap

The 61st annual Emmy Awards were held on September 20, 2009, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris (“How I Met Your Mother”). The night in general had some few surprises but the highlight of the Emmy’s was Neil Patrick Harris reprising his role as Dr. Horrible in a skit promoting the Internet as the future of television. Also making an appearance in the video segment was Nathan Fillion as Captain Hammer. This segment was played during the explanation of how the Emmy ballots were tabulated by the representatives of Ernst & Young. Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog was originally co-written and directed by Joss Whedon (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer), which was exclusively distributed over the Internet.

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Source: Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Here are the winner highlights. *Winners denoted in bold print.

Outstanding Comedy Series:

  • 30 Rock
  • Entourage
  • Family Guy
  • Flight Of The Conchords
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • The Office
  • Weeds

Outstanding Drama Series:

  • Big Love
  • Breaking Bad
  • Dexter
  • House
  • Lost
  • Mad Men

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series:

  • 30 Rock · NBC · Alec Baldwin, as Jack Donaghy
  • Flight Of The Conchords · HBO · Jemaine Clement, as Jemaine
  • Monk · USA · Tony Shalhoub, as Adrian Monk
  • The Big Bang Theory · CBS · Jim Parsons, as Sheldon Cooper
  • The Office · NBC · Steve Carell, as Michael Scott
  • Two And A Half Men · CBS · Charlie Sheen, as Charlie Harper

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series:

  • Breaking Bad · AMC · Bryan Cranston, as Walter White
  • Dexter · Showtime · Michael C. Hall, as Dexter Morgan
  • House · FOX · Hugh Laurie, as Dr. Gregory House
  • In Treatment · HBO · Gabriel Byrne, as Paul
  • Mad Men · AMC · Jon Hamm, as Don Draper
  • The Mentalist · CBS · Simon Baker, as Patrick Jane

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series:

  • 30 Rock · NBC · Tina Fey, as Liz Lemon
  • Samantha Who? · ABC · Christina Applegate, as Samantha Newly
  • The New Adventures Of Old Christine · CBS · Julia Louis-Dreyfus, as Christine
  • The Sarah Silverman Program · Comedy Central · Sarah Silverman, as Sarah Silverman
  • United States Of Tara · Showtime · Toni Collette, as Tara Gregson
  • Weeds · Showtime · Mary-Louise Parker, as Nancy Botwin

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series:

  • Brothers & Sisters · ABC · Sally Field, as Nora Walker
  • Damages · FX Networks · Glenn Close, as Patty Hewes
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit · NBC · Mariska Hargitay, as Detective Olivia Benson
  • Mad Men · AMC · Elisabeth Moss, as Peggy Olson
  • Saving Grace · TNT · Holly Hunter, as Grace Hanadarko
  • The Closer · TNT · Kyra Sedgwick, as Brenda Leigh Johnson

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series:

  • 30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios
    Tracy Morgan, as Tracy Jordan
  • 30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios
    Jack McBrayer, as Kenneth Parcell
  • Entourage • HBO • Leverage and Closest to the Hole Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
    Kevin Dillon, as Johnny Drama
  • How I Met Your Mother • CBS • 20th Century Fox Television
    Neil Patrick Harris, as Barney Stinson
  • The Office • NBC • Deedle-Dee Productions and Reveille LLC in association with Universal Media Studios
    Rainn Wilson, as Dwight Schrute
  • Two And A Half Men • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television
    Jon Cryer, as Alan Harper

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series:

  • Boston Legal · ABC · A David E. Kelley Production in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television William Shatner, as Denny Crane
  • Boston Legal · ABC · A David E. Kelley Production in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television Christian Clemenson, as Jerry Espenson
  • Breaking Bad · AMC · High Bridge, Gran Via Productions, Sony Pictures Television Aaron Paul, as Jesse Pinkman
  • Damages · FX Networks · FX Productions and Sony Pictures Television William Hurt, as Daniel Purcell
  • Lost · ABC · Grass Skirt Productions and ABC Studios Michael Emerson, as Ben Linus
  • Mad Men · AMC · Lionsgate Television John Slattery, as Roger Sterling
    Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series:

  • 30 Rock · NBC · Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios Jane Krakowski, as Jenna Maroney
  • Pushing Daisies · ABC · Living Dead Guy Productions, The Jinks/Cohen Company in association with Warner Bros. Television Kristin Chenoweth, as Olive Snook
  • Saturday Night Live · NBC · SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video Amy Poehler, as Various Characters
  • Saturday Night Live · NBC · SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video Kristin Wiig, as Various Characters
  • Ugly Betty · ABC · ABC Studios Vanessa Williams, as Wilhelmina Slater
  • Weeds · Showtime · Showtime Presents in association with Lionsgate Television and Tilted Productions, Inc. Elizabeth Perkins, as Celia Hodes
    Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series:

  • 24 · FOX · Imagine Television and 20th Century Fox Television in association with Teakwood Lane Productions Cherry Jones, as President Allison Taylor
  • Damages · FX Networks · FX Productions and Sony Pictures Television Rose Byrne, as Ellen Parsons
  • Grey’s Anatomy · ABC · ABC Studios Sandra Oh, as Dr. Christina Yang
  • Grey’s Anatomy · ABC · ABC Studios Chandra Wilson, as Dr. Miranda Bailey
  • In Treatment · HBO · Leverage, Closest To The Hole Productions and Sheleg in association with HBO Entertainment Dianne Wiest, as Gina
  • In Treatment · HBO · Leverage, Closest To The Hole Productions and Sheleg in association with HBO Entertainment Hope Davis, as Mia

Full list of winners can be found on the Emmy’s official website.

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