Homeland Dominates 2012 Emmy Awards
British star Damian Lewis takes Outstanding Actor gong...
The awards included those for Outstanding Actor and Actress for leads Damian Lewis and Claire Danes and Outstanding Drama Series.
British acting veteran Dame Maggie Smith won Best Supporting Actress for her role in Downton Abbey, but was not able to attend in person to collect it.
The Outstanding Actress in a Comedy winner was Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Veep and the Outstanding Actor in a Comedy winner was Jon Cryer for Two And A Half Men.
Modern Family won the Outstanding Comedy award.
Jon Hamm missed out on the Outstanding Actor award for the fifth year running for his role as Don Draper in Mad Men. His co-star Christina Hendricks didn't win anything either, but impressed on the red carpet nonetheless.
The complete list of winners is as follows...
Drama Series: Homeland
Comedy Series: Modern Family
Miniseries or Movie: Game Change
Variety, Comedy or Musical Series: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Reality-Competition Program: The Amazing Race
Host, Reality or Reality-Competition Program: Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars
Supporting Actor, Comedy: Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Supporting Actress, Comedy: Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Guest Actor, Comedy: Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live
Guest Actress, Comedy: Kathy Bates, Two and a Half Men
Lead Actor, Comedy: Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Lead Actress, Comedy: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Supporting Actor, Drama: Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Supporting Actress, Drama: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Guest Actress, Drama: Martha Plimpton, The Good Wife
Guest Actor, Drama: Jeremy Davies, Justified
Lead Actor, Drama: Damian Lewis, Homeland
Lead Actress, Drama: Claire Danes, Homeland
Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Tom Berenger, Hatfields & McCoys
Lead Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore, Game Change
Lead Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
Directing, Comedy: Steve Levitan, Modern Family
Directing, Drama: Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire
Directing, Variety Special: Glenn Weiss, 65th Annual Tony Awards
Directing, Miniseries or Movie: Jay Roach, Game Change
Writing, Comedy: Louis C.K., Louie
Writing, Drama: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff, Homeland
Writing, Variety, Music or Comedy Special: Louis C.K., Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre
Writing, Miniseries or Movie: Danny Strong, Game Change