2012 Primetime Emmy Winners List
2012 Emmy Awards

The 64th Primetime Emmys winners and nominees:

OUTSTANDING COMEDY
"The Big Bang Theory"
"Curb Your Enthusiasm"
"Girls"
"Modern Family" -- WINNER!
"30 Rock"
"Veep"

OUTSTANDING DRAMA
"Boardwalk Empire"
"Breaking Bad"
"Downton Abbey"
"Game of Thrones"
"Homeland" -- WINNER!
"Mad Men"

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES OR MOVIE
"American Horror Story"
"Game Change" -- WINNER!
"Hatfields & McCoys"
"Hemingway & Gellhorn"
"Luther"
"Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia"

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Woody Harrelson "Game Change"
Kevin Costner "Hatfields & McCoys" -- WINNER!
Clive Owen "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
Bill Paxton "Hatfields & McCoys"
Idris Elba "Luther"
Benedict Cumberbatch "Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia"

DIRECTING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Jay Roach, "Game Change" -- WINNER!
Kevin Reynolds, "Hatfields & McCoys"
Philip Kaufman, "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
Sam Miller, "Luther"
Paul McGuigan, "Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia"

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Connie Britton "American Horror Story"
Julianne Moore "Game Change" -- WINNER!
Nicole Kidman "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
Ashley Judd "Missing"
Emma Thompson "The Song of Lunch"

WRITING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Danny Strong, "Game Change" -- WINNER!
Ted Mann, Ronald Parker & Bill Kerby, "Hatfields & McCoys"
Abi Morgan, "The Hour"
Neil Cross, "Luther"
Steven Moffat, "Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia"

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Denis O'Hare "American Horror Story"
Ed Harris "Game Change"
Tom Berenger "Hatfields & McCoys" -- WINNER!
David Strathairn "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
Martin Freeman "Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia"

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Frances Conroy "American Horror Story"
Sarah Paulson "Game Change"
Jessica Lange "American Horror Story" -- WINNER!
Mare Winningham "Hatfields & McCoys"
Judy Davis "Page Eight"

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC, OR COMEDY SERIES
"Jimmy Kimmel Live"
"Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"
"Real Time with Bill Maher"
"Saturday Night Live"
"The Colbert Report"
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" -- WINNER!

DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
Don Mischer, "84th Annual Academy Awards"
Louis J. Horvitz, "The 54th Annual Grammy Awards"
Louis C.K, "Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre"
Alan Skog, "New York City Ballet George Balanchine's The Nutcracker (Live From Lincoln Center)"
Glenn Weiss, "65th Annual Tony Awards" -- WINNER!

WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
"84th Annual Academy Awards"
"Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl"
"The Kennedy Center Honors"
"Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre" -- WINNER!
"65th Annual Tony Awards"

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Kathy Bates "Harry's Law"
Glenn Close "Damages"
Michelle Dockery "Downton Abbey
Claire Danes "Homeland" -- WINNER!
Julianna Margulies "The Good Wife"
Elisabeth Moss "Mad Men"

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DRAMA
Steve Buscemi "Boardwalk Empire"
Bryan Cranston "Breaking Bad"
Michael C. Hall "Dexter"
Hugh Bonneville "Downton Abbey"
Damian Lewis "Homeland" -- WINNER!
Jon Hamm "Mad Men"

DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
Tim Van Patten, "Boardwalk Empire" -- WINNER!
Vince Gilligan, "Breaking Bad"
Brian Percival, "Downton Abbey"
Michael Cuesta, "Homeland"
Phil Abraham, "Mad Men"

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Anna Gunn "Breaking Bad"
Maggie Smith "Downton Abbey" -- WINNER!
Joanne Froggatt "Downton Abbey"
Archie Panjabi "The Good Wife"
Christine Baranski "The Good Wife"
Christina Hendricks "Mad Men"

WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
Julian Fellowes, "Downton Abbey"
Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon & Gideon Raff, "Homeland" -- WINNER!
Semi Chellas & Matthew Weiner, "Mad Men"
Andre Jacquemetton & Maria Jacquemetton, "Mad Men"
Erin Levy & Matthew Weiner, "Mad Men"

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA
Aaron Paul "Breaking Bad" -- WINNER!
Giancarlo Esposito "Breaking Bad"
Brendan Coyle "Downton Abbey"
Jim Carter "Downton Abbey"
Peter Dinklage "Game of Thrones"
Jared Harris "Mad Men"

HOST FOR A REALITY OR REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM
Phil Keoghan, "The Amazing Race"
Ryan Seacrest, "American Idol"
Betty White, "Betty White's Off Their Rockers"
Tom Bergeron, "Dancing With the Stars" -- WINNER!
Cat Deeley, "So You Think You Can Dance"

OUTSTANDING REALITY SHOW COMPETITION
"Amazing Race" -- WINNER!
"Dancing with the Stars"
"Project Runway"
"So You Think You Can Dance"
"Top Chef"
"The Voice"

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Edie Falco "Nurse Jackie"
Tina Fey "30 Rock"
Lena Dunham "Girls"
Melissa McCarthy "Mike & Molly"
Zooey Deschanel "New Girl"
Amy Poehler "Parks and Recreation"
Julia Louis-Dreyfus "Veep" -- WINNER!

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Alec Baldwin "30 Rock"
Don Cheadle "House of Lies"
Jon Cryer "Two and a Half Men" -- WINNER!
Jim Parsons "The Big Bang Theory"
Larry David "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
Louis C.K. "Louie"

DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
Robert B. Weide, "Curb Your Enthusiasm "
Lena Dunham, "Girls"
Louis C.K., "Duckling"
Jason Winer, "Modern Family"
Steven Levitan, "Modern Family" -- WINNER!
Jake Kasdan, "New Girl"

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Julie Bowen "Modern Family" -- WINNER!
Mayim Bialik "The Big Bang Theory"
Merritt Weaver "Nurse Jackie"
Sofia Vergara "Modern Family"
Kathryn Joosten "Desperate Housewives"
Kristen Wiig "Saturday Night Live"

WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
Chris McKenna, "Community"
Lena Dunham, "Girls"
Louis C.K., "Louie" -- WINNER!
Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation"
Michael Schur, "Parks and Recreation"

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Ty Burrell "Modern Family"
Jesse Tyler Ferguson "Modern Family"
Bill Hader "Saturday Night Live"
Ed O'Neill "Modern Family"
Eric Stonestreet "Modern Family" -- WINNER!
Max Greenfield "New Girl"

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