Emmys 2010: The Winners

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This year's Emmys ceremony resulted in awards for Al Pacino, Claire Danes, Glee's Jane Lynch, Mad Men, Modern Family, and many more. We accurately predicted most of the winners in the days before the awards, but we were wrong in a few cases. Below, the list of winners in the awards categories, split into what we got right and what we got wrong:

We were right!

Drama Series: Mad Men

Comedy Series: Modern Family

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad

Actor in a Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, Big Bang Theory

Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

Actress in a Comedy Series: Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Jane Lynch, Glee

Writing in a Drama Series: Mad Men

Variety Series: The Daily Show

Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Claire Danes, Temple Grandin

Actor in Miniseries or Movie: Al Pacino, You Don't Know Jack

Miniseries: The Pacific

Directing in a Comedy Series: Glee

Writing in a Comedy Series: Modern Family

We were wrong:

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family (we'd predicted Neil Patrick Harris in How I Met Your Mother)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife (we'd predicted Christine Baranski in The Good Wife)

Reality Competition: Top Chef (we'd predicted Amazing Race)

Actress in a Drama: Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer (we'd predicted Julianna Margulies in The Good Wife)

Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: David Strathairn, Temple Grandin (we'd predicted John Goodman in You Don't Know Jack)

TV Movie: Temple Grandin (we'd predicted You Don't Know Jack)

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Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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