2012–2013 Primetime Emmy Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on September 22, 2013, in Los Angeles, Calif.

  • Drama Series: Breaking Bad (AMC)
  • Actor: Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
  • Actress: Claire Danes, Homeland
  • Supporting Actor: Bobby Cannavale, Boardwalk Empire
  • Supporting Actress: Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
  • Guest Actor: Dan Bucatinsky, Scandal
  • Guest Actress: Carrie Preston, The Good Wife
  • Directing: David Fincher, House of Cards
  • Writing: Henry Bromell, Homeland
  • Comedy Series: Modern Family (ABC)
  • Actor: Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
  • Actress: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Supporting Actor: Tony Hale, Veep
  • Supporting Actress: Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie
  • Guest Actor: Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory
  • Guest Actress: Melissa Leo, Louie
  • Directing: Gail Mancuso, Modern Family
  • Writing: Tina Fey and Tracey Wigfield, 30 Rock
  • Variety, Music, or Comedy Series: The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)
  • Outstanding Miniseries or Movie: Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
  • Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
  • Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Laura Linney, The Big C: Hereafter
  • Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: James Cromwell, American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Ellen Burstyn, Political Animals
  • Reality/Competition Program: The Voice (CBS)
  • Host, Reality/Competition Program: Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway (ABC)

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