Al Pacino, Jane Lynch, Ryan Murphy, Edie Falco and the Tony Awards Win Emmys

News   Al Pacino, Jane Lynch, Ryan Murphy, Edie Falco and the Tony Awards Win Emmys Talk-show host and former "Saturday Night Live" star Jimmy Fallon hosted The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, which were broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles Aug. 29.

Cast members from the music-filled Fox series "Glee" joined Fallon for the opening number of the telecast, which was set to the Bruce Springsteen hit "Born to Run."

"Mad Men" was named Outstanding Drama Series, and "Modern Family" was voted Outstanding Comedy Series. Two HBO productions, "Temple Grandin" and "The Pacific," won Emmys for Outstanding Made for Television Movie and Outstanding Miniseries, respectively.

The 63rd Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special. The award was accepted by Dave Boone and Paul Greenberg. (The executive producers of that Tony telecast, Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner, were awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Special Class Program at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which were announced Aug. 21.)

Eric Stonestreet ("Modern Family") won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, while "Glee" star Jane Lynch was named Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. "Glee" also helped its show's creator, Ryan Murphy, pick up his first Emmy for Best Director of a Comedy Series.

Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory") won the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in a field that also included Larry David ("Curb Your Enthusiasm"), Matthew Morrison ("Glee"), Tony Shalhoub ("Monk"), Steve Carell ("The Office") and Alec Baldwin ("30 Rock"). Stage and screen veteran Edie Falco won the Emmy for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in "Nurse Jackie." In the Drama acting categories, "Breaking Bad" stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul were named Outstanding Lead Actor and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, respectively. Kyra Sedgwick ("The Closer") and Archie Panjabi ("The Good Wife") won the Emmys for Outstanding Leading Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, respectively. The Emmy for Best Director of a Drama Series went to Steve Shill for his direction of the Showtime series "Dexter."

The HBO film "Temple Grandin" picked up acting awards for Claire Danes (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie), Julia Ormand (Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie) and David Strathairn (Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie) as well as the Best Direction of a Miniseries or Movie Emmy for Mick Jackson.

Al Pacino, who will return to Broadway this season in Merchant of Venice, was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for HBO's "You Don't Know Jack."

For a complete list of Emmy Award winners visit Emmys.com.

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