List of 2012 Emmy winners

Showtime's drama "Homeland" and ABC's comedy "Modern Family" were the big winners in the major categories at the 64th Annual Emmy Awards.The 64th annual Emmy Awards were held last night in Los Angeles and, as expected, the big winners in the major categories were Showtime’s newcomer drama “Homeland” and ABC’s beloved returning comedy “Modern Family.” If you didn’t catch the show–and hopefully you didn’t, as it was a complete and utter snooze, with the exception of the occasional zinger by host Jimmy Kimmel–here’s a full list of winners:


  • Drama Series: “Homeland,” Showtime.
  • Actress, Drama Series: Claire Danes, “Homeland,” Showtime.
  • Actor, Drama Series: Damian Lewis, “Homeland,” Showtime.
  • Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad,” AMC.
  • Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey,” PBS.
  • Writing, Drama Series: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Gideon Raff, “Homeland,” Showtime.
  • Directing, Drama Series: Tim Van Patten, “Boardwalk Empire,” HBO.


  • Comedy Series: “Modern Family,” ABC.
  • Actor, Comedy Series: Jon Cryer, “Two and a Half Men,” CBS.
  • Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep,” HBO.
  • Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Julie Bowen, “Modern Family,” ABC.
  • Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family,” ABC.
  • Writing, Comedy Series: Louis C.K, “Louie,” FX Networks.
  • Directing, Comedy Series: Steven Levitan, “Modern Family,” ABC.

Miniseries or Movie:

  • Miniseries or Movie: “Game Change,” HBO.
  • Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore, “Game Change,” HBO.
  • Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner, “Hatfields & McCoys,” History.
  • Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story,” FX Networks.
  • Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Tom Berenger, “Hatfields & McCoys,” History.
  • Directing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Jay Roach, “Game Change,” HBO.
  • Writing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Danny Strong, “Game Change,” HBO.


  • Reality-Competition Program: “The Amazing Race,” CBS.
  • Host, Reality-Competition Program: Tom Bergeron, “Dancing With the Stars,” ABC.
  • Variety, Music or Comedy Series: “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” Comedy Central.
  • Writing for a Variety Special: Louis C.K., “Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre,” FX Networks.
  • Directing, Variety, Music or Comedy Special: Glenn Weiss, 65th Annual Tony Awards, CBS.