Mad Men Shut Out At Last Night’s Emmys

Last night the Emmys took place and surprisingly, the biggest news of the night wasn't who won, it was who lost. The most notable loser was AMC's Mad Men, which walked in with 17 nominations and walked away with absolutely nothing.

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Last night the Emmys took place and surprisingly, the biggest news of the night wasn’t who won, it was who lost. The most notable loser was AMC’s Mad Men, which walked in with 17 nominations and walked away with absolutely nothing.

Instead, the Emmy favorite last night seemed to be Homeland which earned four Emmys, including Best Drama Series. Expected favorite Modern Family also cleaned up, which is in no way surprising and frankly, a bit annoying.

Though I can’t say I’m happy with all the Homeland/Modern Family love, as I’m not a big fan of either show, I am pleased about Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul taking home a supporting actor award. I’m a very big fan of the actor in general and his work on the show, so it’s great to see him getting some recognition.

It was also nice to see Game Change earning some well deserved awards as I really enjoyed what Jay Roach did with the film.

Check out a full list of Emmy winners below.

— Drama Series: “Homeland,” Showtime.

— Actress, Drama Series: Claire Danes, “Homeland,” Showtime.

— Actor, Drama Series: Damian Lewis, “Homeland,” Showtime.

— Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad,” AMC.

— Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey,” PBS.

— Writing, Drama Series: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Gideon Raff, “Homeland,” Showtime.

— Directing, Drama Series: Tim Van Patten, “Boardwalk Empire,” HBO.

— Comedy Series: “Modern Family,” ABC.

— Actor, Comedy Series: Jon Cryer, “Two and a Half Men,” CBS.

— Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep,” HBO.

— Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Julie Bowen, “Modern Family,” ABC.

— Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family,” ABC.

— Writing, Comedy Series: Louis C.K, “Louie,” FX Networks.

— Directing, Comedy Series: Steven Levitan, “Modern Family,” ABC.

— Miniseries or Movie: “Game Change,” HBO.

— Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore, “Game Change,” HBO.

— Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner, “Hatfields & McCoys,” History.

— Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story,” FX Networks.

— Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Tom Berenger, “Hatfields & McCoys,” History.

— Directing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Jay Roach, “Game Change,” HBO.

— Writing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Danny Strong, “Game Change,” HBO.

— Reality-Competition Program: “The Amazing Race,” CBS.

— Host, Reality-Competition Program: Tom Bergeron, “Dancing With the Stars,” ABC.

— Variety, Music or Comedy Series: “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” Comedy Central.

— Writing for a Variety Special: Louis C.K., “Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre,” FX Networks.

— Directing, Variety, Music or Comedy Special: Glenn Weiss, 65th Annual Tony Awards, CBS.


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