Winners of the 2011 Emmy awards

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Here is a list of winners in the main categories of the Primetime Emmy awards, announced Sunday at US television's annual awards show in Hollywood:

- best drama: "Mad Men"

- best comedy: "Modern Family"

- best miniseries: "Downton Abbey"

- best variety, music or comedy: "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart"

- best drama lead actor: Kyle Chandler, "Friday Night Lights"

- best comedy lead actor: Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"

- best mini-series lead actor: Barry Pepper, "The Kennedys"

- best drama lead actress: Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife"

- best comedy lead actress: Melissa McCarthy, "Mike & Molly"

- best mini-series lead actress: Kate Winslet, "Mildred Pierce"

- best comedy supporting actor: Ty Burrell, "Modern Family"

- best drama supporting actor: Peter Dinklage, "Game Of Thrones"

- best miniseries supporting actor: Guy Pearce, "Mildred Pierce"

- best comedy supporting actress: Julie Bowen, "Modern Family"

- best drama supporting actress: Margo Martindale, "Justified"

- best miniseries actress: Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey"

- best comedy director: Michael Alan Spiller, "Modern Family"

- best drama director: Martin Scorsese, "Boardwalk Empire"

- best miniseries director: Brian Percival, "Downton Abbey"