Comedy Central’s The Daily Showwith Jon Stewart took home its 10th consecutive statue for outstanding variety, music or comedy series. Stewart accepted the award and thanked fellow nominees The Colbert Report, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Real Time With Bill Maher, and Saturday Night Live.
Downton Abbey’s Maggie Smith, who won last year in the miniseries category, repeated for supporting actress in a drama series for her scene-stealing role as the Dowager Countess. She beat out Downton’s Joanne Froggatt, Breaking Bad’s Anna Gunn, The Good Wife’sArchie Panjabi and Christine Baranski and Mad Men’s
Louis C.K. took the stage again, this time to accept the Emmy for variety special for his stand-up show at the Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater.