Monday Happenings September, 24th

09.24.12 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

I hope you had a great weekend. There is a lot going on this week at Family Life. Jaime Jamgochian is in concert all this week, including tonight at Erie, PA at the First Alliance Church. Tickets are $13 at the door with doors opening at 6pm. We'll update you on the other events as the days progress.

Last night, the 64th Emmy Awards were handed out. Winners include:

The Emmys are making room for a new drama star.  Showtime's "Homeland" was the big winner at Sunday night's Primetime Emmy Awards, upsetting four-time Emmy winner "Mad Men" in the category for Outstanding Drama Series.  "Homeland," which revolves around the personal lives and professional trials of a counterterrorism unit, is said to be among President Barack Obama's favorite shows.  Stars Claire Danes and Damian Lewis also picked up individual awards in the lead drama acting categories.  Lewis broke Bryan Cranston's winning streak in the category for "Breaking Bad."  

ABC's "Modern Family" continued its win streak in the category for Outstanding Comedy Series, picking up its third consecutive Emmy.  The show's stars Julie Bowen and Eric Stonestreet also picked up Emmys for their supporting roles.  Julia Louis Dreyfus was named Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series for HBO's "Veep" and Jon Cryer won the actor equivalent award for CBS' "Two and a Half Men."  

The political drama "Game Change" won the category for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie and Julianne Moore picked up the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress for her portrayal of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin in the TV movie.  Other winners included Kevin Costner and Tom Berenger for the History Channel miniseries "Hatfields & McCoys"; Tom Bergeron who was named Outstanding Host for A Reality Competition for ABC's "Dancing With the Stars"; and CBS' "The Amazing Race," which was named Outstanding Reality Competition Program.  Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 64th Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.  

Here is a list of partial winners for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards:

Outstanding Drama Series:
Homeland  --  Showtime

Outstanding Comedy Series:
Modern Family  --  ABC

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer  --  Veep  --  HBO

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series:
Jon Cryer as Alan Harper  --  Two And A Half Men  --  CBS

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series:
Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy  --  Modern Family  --  ABC

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series:
Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker  --  Modern Family  --  ABC

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series:
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison  --  Homeland  --  Showtime

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series:
Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody  --  Homeland  --  Showtime

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series:
Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham  --  Downton Abbey  --  PBS

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series:
Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman  --  Breaking Bad  --  AMC

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie:
Game Change  --  HBO

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie:
Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin  --  Game Change  --  HBO

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie:
Kevin Costner as 'Devil' Anse Hatfield  --  Hatfields & McCoys  --  HISTORY

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Mini Series Or Movie
Jessica Lange - "American Horror Story" - FX

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Mini Series Or Movie
Tom Berenger - "Hatfields & McCoys"

Outstanding Variety Series:
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart -- Comedy Central

Outstanding Reality Program:
Undercover Boss -- CBS -- Studio Lambert

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program:
The Amazing Race -- CBS

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program:
Tom Bergeron  --  Dancing With The Stars -- ABC

Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series
Louis C.K. - "Louis"

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special
Louis C.K. - "Louis C.K. Live At The Beacon Theater"

Outstanding Directing For a Comedy Series
Stan Levitan - "Modern Family" - "Baby On Board" episode

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Gideon Raff - "Homeland" - "Pilot" episode

Outstanding Directing For A TV Movie
Jay Roach - "Game Change" - HBO

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