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Emmys: Louis C.K. Wins Cable's First Award for Comedy Writing

9/23/2012 4:35 PM Eastern

Cable copped its first Primetime Emmy as Louis C.K. took home the statue for outstanding writing for a comedy series.

The comic, who is nominated for a record seven awards this year, won his second career Emmy, this one for his writing on the "Pregnant" episode of FX’s series Louie.

He topped Lena Dunham for the pilot of HBO's Girls; Amy Poehler for "The Debate" installment of NBC's Parks and Recreation, Michael Schur for "The Win, Lose or Draw" episode of Parks and Recreation; and Chris McKenna for the "Remedial Chaos Theory" installment of Peacock's Community.

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