Emmy Award 2010 Unveiled!!

By Turjo, Gaea News Network
Monday, August 30, 2010

LOS ANGELES (GaeaTimes.com) — From the year of 1949, the Emmy Awards a.k.a “Oscars of TV” represents the pinnacle of prime time television excellence. It honors actors, directors, script-writers and other entertainers from television world each year by a prestigious jury members and their fans. So, the 62nd annual Emmy Awards 2010 on Sunday night was a huge hit with thousand of fans turning up to see their stars bag the award.

This year there was mixed reaction about the event. However, the good thing was that many new faces could make their presence felt by bagging awards in the comedy section and more young actors getting a career boost. Even though some didn’t go home with a prize sometimes a nomination is enough we must say!

The biggest winner of the Primetime Emmy Awards 2010 was Temple Grandin, which topped the following categories:

  • Made for TV Movie,
  • Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Made for TV Movie (with Claire Danes);
  • Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie (Julia Ormond);
  • Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (David Strathairn); and
  • Directing for a Miniseries or a TV Movie (Mick Jackson).

The top comedy series honor went to the ABC comedy series “Modern Family.” It also took away the writing and supporting actor awards. Fox’s cult phenomenon “Glee” was nominated for 19 Emmys. But it only bagged 2 prizes. Jane Lynch won the supporting actress in a comedy and series creator Ryan Murphy for comedy direction.

Al Pacino grabbed the prize for the Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Made for TV Movie category, with his role in “You Don’t Know Jack“. It also scored in Writing for a Miniseries or TV Movie, where Adam Mazer won the big prize.

British-born Archie Panjabi won the outstanding supporting actress award for her role in “The Good Wife“.

Last, but not least, George Clooney received a humanitarian award for his efforts on behalf of victims of disasters.

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