Trish’s Trash: Emmy Winners and Emmy Facts
The big winners at last night’s Emmy Awards:
Best Drama Series: “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Best Comedy Series: “Modern Family” (ABC)
Best Actor (Drama Series): Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom” (HBO)
Best Actress (Drama Series): Claire Danes, “Homeland” (Showtime)
Best Supporting Actor(Drama Series): Bobby Cannavale, “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
Best Supporting Actress(Drama Series): Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Best Actor(Comedy Series): Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
Best Actress(Comedy Series): Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” (HBO)
Best Supporting Actor (Comedy Series): Tony Hale, “Veep” (HBO)
Best Supporting Actress (Comedy Series): Merritt Wever, “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)
Best Miniseries or Movie: HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra” . . . and Michael Douglas won Best Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for his role as Liberace.
Best Reality-Competition Program: “The Voice” (NBC)
Best Variety Series: “The Colbert Report” (Comedy Central)
Click here for the full list of winners.
Buzzfeed has put together a list of interesting Emmy facts. Like….
No “Mad Men” star has EVER won for acting on the show. The show itself has won several awards . . . including Best Drama four years in a row.
-“Seinfeld” only won Best Comedy ONCE, in 1993. Then “Frasier” beat it for the rest of its run . . . which was the next five years.
Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander never won for their acting on the show. But Michael Richards won three times, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus won once.
-No African-American has ever won Best Actress in a Drama.
There was a lot of talk that KERRY WASHINGTON from “Scandal” would break that streak last night. But the Emmy went to “Homeland” star CLAIRE DANES again.
-“Saturday Night Live” has the most nominations for any show, with 171.
-David Letterman has crushed Jay Leno at the Emmys. Leno may get better ratings, but Letterman has six Emmys to Jay’s ONE.
-CLORIS LEACHMAN has the most Primetime Emmys, with EIGHT. Her first win was in 1973 . . . and more recently she picked up two for guesting on “Malcolm in the Middle”.
-Bill Maher has been nominated 29 times for his late-night shows. He has NEVER WON.
-Betty White is the oldest-ever nominee . . . and the oldest winner. Betty won an Emmy in 2010, at the age of 88. And she was nominated again in 2012, when she was 90.
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