2009 Emmy Awards Winners: Mad Men, 30 Rock and More

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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
30 Rock Cast Photo

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