2011–2012 Primetime Emmy Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on September 23, 2012, in Los Angeles, Calif.

  • Drama Series: Homeland (Showtime)
  • Actor: Damian Lewis, Homeland
  • Actress: Claire Danes, Homeland
  • Supporting Actor: Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
  • Supporting Actress: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
  • Guest Actor: Jeremy Davies, Justified
  • Guest Actress: Martha Plimpton, The Good Wife
  • Directing: Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire
  • Writing: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Gideon Raff, Homeland
  • Comedy Series: Modern Family (ABC)
  • Actor: Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
  • Actress: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Supporting Actor: Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
  • Supporting Actress: Julie Bowen, Modern Family
  • Guest Actor: Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live
  • Guest Actress: Kathy Bates, Two and a Half Men
  • Directing: Steven Levitan, Modern Family
  • Writing: Louis C.K., Louie
  • Variety, Music, or Comedy Series: The Daily Show with John Stewart (Comedy Central)
  • Outstanding Miniseries or Movie: Game Change (HBO)
  • Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
  • Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore, Game Change
  • Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: Tom Berenger, Hatfields & McCoys
  • Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
  • Reality/Competition Program: The Amazing Race (CBS)
  • Host, Reality/Competition Program: Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars (ABC)

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