The 2009 Emmy Awards aired live from Hollywood last night and the biggest winner was clear:
Neil Patrick Harris from How I Met Your Mother was the best awards show host in years. As luck - and CBS - would have it, his sitcom premieres its new season tonight.
Hosting aside, here's a rundown of the winners from the broadcast's main categories:
- Outstanding Drama Series: Mad Men
- Outstanding Comedy Series: 30 Rock
- Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Cranston - Breaking Bad
- Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Alec Baldwin - 30 Rock
- Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Glenn Close - Damages
- Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Toni Collette - United States of Tara
- Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Michael Emerson - Lost
- Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Jon Cryer - Two and a Half Men
- Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Cherry Jones - 24
- Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kristin Chenoweth - Pushing Daisies
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