Photo Gallery: The Emmy Awards

  • Host Neil Patrick Harris opened the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards with a song and dance number called "Put Down the Remote."
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    Host Neil Patrick Harris opened the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards with a song and dance number called "Put Down the Remote."
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  • Jon Stewart, host of The Daily Show, accepts the show's seventh-straight win for best variety, music or comedy series.
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    Jon Stewart, host of The Daily Show, accepts the show's seventh-straight win for best variety, music or comedy series.
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  • The show was held at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday in Los Angeles.
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    The show was held at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday in Los Angeles.
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  • Bryan Cranston won his second consecutive Emmy for best lead actor in a drama series for his role in Breaking Bad.
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    Bryan Cranston won his second consecutive Emmy for best lead actor in a drama series for his role in Breaking Bad.
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  • Jon Cryer of Two and a Half Men took home the award for best supporting actor in a comedy series.
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    Jon Cryer of Two and a Half Men took home the award for best supporting actor in a comedy series.
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  • Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy perform a tribute to Dancing with the Stars.
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    Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy perform a tribute to Dancing with the Stars.
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  • Kristin Chenoweth won the award for best supporting actress in a comedy for her portrayal of Olive Snook in the now-canceled series Pushing Daisies.
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    Kristin Chenoweth won the award for best supporting actress in a comedy for her portrayal of Olive Snook in the now-canceled series Pushing Daisies.
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  • The cast and crew of The Amazing Race, co-produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, accept the Emmy for best reality competition program.
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    The cast and crew of The Amazing Race, co-produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, accept the Emmy for best reality competition program.
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  • The Emmy for best supporting actress in a drama went to Cherry Jones, for her role as President Taylor in the long-running series 24.
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    The Emmy for best supporting actress in a drama went to Cherry Jones, for her role as President Taylor in the long-running series 24.
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  • Toni Collette won the award for best lead actress in a comedy for her role as Tara, a woman with multiple personalities, in United States of Tara.
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    Toni Collette won the award for best lead actress in a comedy for her role as Tara, a woman with multiple personalities, in United States of Tara.
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  • Tina Fey, star and executive producer of 30 Rock, accepts the comedy series award surrounded by the show's cast and crew.
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    Tina Fey, star and executive producer of 30 Rock, accepts the comedy series award surrounded by the show's cast and crew.
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  • Michael Emerson accepts the Emmy for best supporting actor in a drama series for his work on Lost.
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    Michael Emerson accepts the Emmy for best supporting actor in a drama series for his work on Lost.
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  • Matthew Weiner, the creator of the AMC series Mad Men, accepts the show's repeat award for best drama series.
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    Matthew Weiner, the creator of the AMC series Mad Men, accepts the show's repeat award for best drama series.
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  • For the second straight year, Glenn Close won the Emmy for best lead actress in a drama for her role as ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes in Damages.
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    For the second straight year, Glenn Close won the Emmy for best lead actress in a drama for her role as ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes in Damages.
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  • Alec Baldwin, in the press room during the awards ceremony, celebrates his second consecutive Emmy as lead actor in the comedy series 30 Rock.
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    Alec Baldwin, in the press room during the awards ceremony, celebrates his second consecutive Emmy as lead actor in the comedy series 30 Rock.
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