The Emmy Award for best Drama goes to new series Homeland on Showtime. The Emmy for best comedy has been awarded to Modern Family (Sofia Vergara stuns at Emmys). Game Change on HBO won for best Miniseries or Movie. The Daily Show got an Emmy for outstanding veriety series. The Amazing Race 20 took home the Emmy for outstanding Reality TV show. Below is the list of Emmy Award winning lead actresses and actors. Jon Cryer is definetly the biggest surprise here.
Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer in Veep
Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
Jon Cryer as Alan Harper in Two And A Half Men
Lead Actress In A Drama Series
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison in Homeland
Lead Actor In A Drama Series
Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody in Homeland
Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie
Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in Game Change
Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie
Kevin Costner as ‘Devil’ Anse Hatfield and Hatfields & McCoys
See all results of the Emmy Awards 2012 on the Emmys site.