'Modern Family' gets comedy series Emmy Award
Posted on Aug 26 2014 | IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 : 'Modern Family' received the outstanding comedy series trophy at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards here.
The show is presented in a mockumentary style with fictional characters talking directly into the camera.
'Modern Family' also had more wins at the awards ceremony hosted by Seth Meyers Monday night.
Earlier in the evening, Ty Burrell was given the trophy for the outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series for his portrayal as Phil Dunphy in a popular show, whose director Gail Mancuso bagged the outstanding director trophy for the series.
The outstanding supporting actress in the comedy series was handed over to Allison Janney for 'Mom'.
Jim Parsons, popular as Sheldon Cooper on 'The Big Bang Theory', went home with the outstanding lead actor trophy in the series for the Sitcom, while the outstanding lead actress in the comedy series was bagged by 'Veep' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who was also one of the presenters of the function.
The outstanding writing for the comedy series title went to Louis C.K for 'So Did The Fat Lady'.
Jimmy Fallon, the host of 'Saturday Night Live', won the outstanding guest actor in the comedy series, and the outstanding guest actress in the comedy series went to Uzo Aduba, who plays Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren, in 'Orange Is The New Black'.