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'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' Take Home Top Honors at 2014 Emmys

Updated: 08/26/2014 11:30 AM
Created: 08/26/2014 11:27 AM KAALtv.com

(AP) - ABC's "Modern Family" has won a fifth best comedy series Emmy, tying the record set by "Frasier."

And AMC's "Breaking Bad" has captured the top drama award and a trio of acting honors for its stars. Bryan Cranston won best actor in a drama. The series wrapped up last September.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus won best actress in a comedy series for her role in HBO's political comedy "Veep."

And Jim Parsons, who plays the lovable geek on "The Big Bang Theory," won his fourth Emmy Award for best actor in a comedy series.

Complete list of winners at Monday's 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:

- Drama Series: "Breaking Bad," AMC.

- Actor, Drama Series: Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad," AMC.

- Actress, Drama Series: Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife," CBS.

- Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul, "Breaking Bad," AMC.

- Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Anna Gunn, "Breaking Bad," AMC.

- Directing, Drama Series: Cary Joji Fukunaga, "True Detective," HBO.

- Writing, Drama Series: Moira Walley-Beckett, "Breaking Bad," AMC.

- Comedy Series: "Modern Family," ABC.

- Actor, Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory," CBS.

- Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep," HBO.

- Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Ty Burrell, "Modern Family," ABC.

- Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Allison Janney, "Mom," CBS.

- Directing, Comedy Series: Gail Mancuso, "Modern Family," ABC.

- Writing, Comedy Series: Louis C.K., "Louie," FX.

- Miniseries: "Fargo," FX.

- Movie: "The Normal Heart," HBO.

- Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock: His Last Vow," PBS.

- Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story: Coven," FX.

- Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Kathy Bates, "American Horror Story: Coven," FX.

- Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Martin Freeman, "Sherlock: His Last Vow," PBS.

- Directing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Adam Bernstein, "Fargo," FX.

- Writing, Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special: Stephen Moffat, "Sherlock: His Last Vow," PBS.

- Variety Series: "The Colbert Report," Comedy Central.

- Writing, Variety Special: Sarah Silverman, "Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles," HBO.

- Directing, Variety Special: Glenn Weiss, "67th Annual Tony Awards," CBS.

- Reality-Competition Program: "The Amazing Race," CBS.