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Emmy Award: 'Modern Family' gets comedy series trophy

Los Angeles: 'Modern Family' received the outstanding comedy series trophy at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards here.

Actresses Sarah Hyland, Sofía Vergara, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, Julie Bowen and Ariel Winter, winners of the Outstanding Comedy Series Award for 'Modern Family' pose in the press room during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Pic/AFP
Actresses Sarah Hyland, Sofía Vergara, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, Julie Bowen and Ariel Winter, winners of the Outstanding Comedy Series Award for 'Modern Family' pose in the press room during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Pic/AFP 

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'.

Here's the complete list of winners at 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2014

Outstanding Drama Series - Winner: 'Breaking Bad'

Outstanding Comedy Series- Winner: 'Modern Family'

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series- Winner: Bryan Cranston for 'Breaking Bad'

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Winner: Julianna Margulies for 'The Good Wife'

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - Winner: 'Breaking Bad' - Moira Walley-Beckett

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Winner: Anna Gunn for 'Breaking Bad'

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series - Winner: 'True Detective' - Cary Fukunaga

Outstanding Television Movie - Winner: The Normal Heart

Outstanding Miniseries - Winner: 'Fargo'

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie - Winner: Jessica Lange for 'American Horror Story'

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie - Winner: Benedict Cumberbatch for 'Sherlock: His Last Vow'

Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special - Winner: 'Fargo' - Colin Bucksey

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie - Winner: Martin Freeman for 'Sherlock: His Last Vow'

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie - Winner: Kathy Bates for 'American Horror Story'

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special - Winner: 'Sherlock: His Last Vow'

Outstanding Reality Competition Program - Winner: 'The Amazing Race'

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus for 'Veep'

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner: Jim Parsons for 'The Big Bang Theory'

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - Winner: 'Modern Family' - Gail Mancuso

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner: Allison Janney for 'Mom'

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series - Winner: 'Louie' - Louis C.K.

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner: Ty Burrell for 'Modern Family'

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series - Winner: 'The Colbert Report'

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program - Winner: Jane Lynch for 'Hollywood Game Night'

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series - Winner: 'Saturday Night Live' - Don Roy King

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner: Uzo Aduba for 'Orange Is the New Black'

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner: Jimmy Fallon for 'Saturday Night Live'

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Winner: Allison Janney for 'Masters of Sex'

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Winner: Joe Morton for 'Scandal'

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special - Winner: Sarah Silverman for Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Winner: Aaron Paul for 'Breaking Bad'

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special - Winner: Glenn Weiss for The 67th Annual Tony Awards

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series- Winner: 'The Colbert Report'

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