John Adams, Mad Men, 30 Rock Wins Big at Emmys
Tina Fey in 30 Rock by Mitchell Haaseth/NBC Photo; Paul Giamatti in John Adams by Kent Eanes/HBO
won 13 awards at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards, the most ever won by a program in a single year.
The story of America's second president dominated the election-year ceremony, winning Outstanding Miniseries, while stars
all brought home acting awards.
won Outstanding Drama Series, becoming the first basic cable show in history to win for best series.
took home the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series for the second year in a row, with
winning his first Emmy after seven nominations and
taking home a statuette for writing, as well as her first for acting in a comedy series.
The biggest upsets of the nights were in the acting categories.
) were all surprises in their respective categories.
The show was hosted by the five nominees for Outstanding Reality Host:
. Probst took home the prize.
Angels in America
held the all-time record for single-year Emmy wins with 11 in 2004.
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