'30 Rock' and 'Mad Men' Snag Best Series at 61st Emmys


'30 Rock' and 'Mad Men' Snag Best Series at 61st Emmys


Take a look at the winners of this year's Primetime Emmy Awards which has just been wrapped up with the announcement of Best Comedy Series and Best Drama Series winners.

"30 Rock" and "Mad Men" managed to grab the coveted awards at the 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The former was hailed as the Best Comedy Series while the latter was the winner of Best Drama Series. This would be "Mad Men" second time in a row to win the category while for "30 Rock" it's their third year holding the title.

The cast ensemble for both shows took the stage to receive the trophy. "30 Rock" creator Tina Fey thanked NBC for keep airing the show although it is much more expensive than a talk show. Creator of "Mad Men" Matthew Weiner meanwhile said, "We worked very hard to not have it stink the second year. It is an amazing time to work in TV and I know that everything is changing but I'm not afraid of it because I feel like all these different media, it's just more choice and more entertainment and it's better for the viewers in the end, and I'm glad to be a part of it."

Out of the 20 nominations it received, "30 Rock" managed to grab five of them.

Primetime Emmy Awards was held at Los Angeles' Nokia Theater on Sunday, September 20 hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. Partial list of winners is available below while the winners of other categories such as Best Writing, Best Directing and others are available at the official site.



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    xinunus
    Sep 21, 2009

    NIELSEN TV RATINGS FOR PRIMETIME 2008 - 2009 Season Through 9/13/2009 1 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY 2 AMERICAN IDOL-TUESDAY 3 DANCING WITH THE STARS 4 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS 5 NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 6 NCIS 7 CSI 8 MENTALIST, THE 9 DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES 10 TWO AND A HALF MEN 11 SURVIVOR: GABON 12 CSI: MIAMI 13 60 MINUTES 14 CRIMINAL MINDS 15 ELEVENTH HOUR 16 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-TUE 17 GREY'S ANATOMY 18 WITHOUT A TRACE 19 THE BACHELOR 20 SURVIVOR: TOCANTINS NIELSEN TV RATINGS Week ending September 13, 2009 1 NBC SUNDAY NFL CHICAGO AT GREEN BAY 2 NBC NFL THURSDAY SPECIAL(S) TENNESSEE AT PITTSBURGH 3 SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK 4 NBC NFL THURSDAY PRE-KICK(S) 5 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-TUE 6 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3 7 The OT 8 NCIS 9 60 MINUTES 10 AMERICA GOT TALENT-WED 11 NFL OPENING KICK-OFF SHOW(S) 12 TWO AND A HALF MEN 13 The MENTALIST 14 THE BIG BANG THEORY 15 HELL'S KITCHEN 16 BIG BROTHER 17 CSI 18 GLEE 19 BIG BROTHER 20 DATELINE

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    xinunus
    Sep 21, 2009

    AMAZING!! 30 ROCK DOESNT EVEN SHOW UP IN THE NIELSEN TV RATINGS TOP 20 FOR THE SEASON OR FOR THE WEEK!! LAST YEAR "30 ROCK" RANKED 119th ON NIELSEN FOR THE YEAR AND TIED WITH AMERICA'S MOST WANTED IN RATINGS. IS ANYONE EVEN WATCHING IT? I GUESS IT PAYS TO BASH REPUBLICANS. CAN YOU SPELL CRONYISM? C R O N Y I S M CRONYISM YOU SCRATCH MY BACK AND I WILL SCRATCH YOURS.

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