The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards aired on CBS tonight. With almost the same nominations as last year, and the same projected winners, there were only a few surprises this year. The NBC comedy 30 Rock had the most nominations this year with 22, and HBO had the most of any network at 99 nominations. This yearâ€™s Emmy host, Neil Patrick Harris started off the evening on a lively note, performing â€œDonâ€™t Touch that Remoteâ€ getting the crowd ready for the evening.
Here are some of the 2009 Primetime Emmy Winners:
Best drama series: Mad Men (won last year)
Best comedy series: 30 Rock (won last year)
Best supporting actor in a drama series: Michael Emerson (Lost)
Best supporting actress in a drama series: Cherry Jones (24)
Outstanding lead actress in a drama series: Glenn Close (Damages)
Writing for a miniseries/movie: Andrew Davies
Outstanding lead actor in a miniseries: Brendan Gleeson
Supporting actor in a movie or miniseries: Ken Howard
Supporting actress in a movie or miniseries: House of Saddam
Best reality competition show: The Amazing Race
Reality host: Jeff Probst
Lead actor in a comedy: Alec Baldwin
Best directing in a comedy series: The Office
Lead actress in a comedy: Toni Collette
Best supporting actor in a comedy: Jon Cryer
Writing in a comedy series: Matt Hubbard 30 Rock
Best supporting actress in a comedy: Kristen Chenowith
Some of the Emmy Award presenters included: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Alec Baldwin, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kate Walsh, Ricky Gervais, Jim Parsons, Amy Poehler, Sigourney Weaver, Kaley Cuoco, Cat Deeley, Johnny Galecki, LL Cool J, Chris Oâ€™Donnell, and Anna Torv.
The 2009 Emmy Awards red carpet best dressed list included: Christina Applegate, Heidi Klum, Oliva Wilde, Vanessa Williams, Sandra Oh, Kyra Sedgwick, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
The red carpet worst dressed list included: Kristin Wiig, Padma Lakshmi, Sarah Silverman, January Jones, Chloe Sevigny, Kristin Chenoweth, and Elizabeth Perkins.