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2014 Emmy Awards Recap: Breaking Bad and Modern Family Go Home Big Winners!

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The 66th Annual Emmy Awards were off to a roaring start Sunday night with Seth Meyers in as the host.

Stars arrived at the Nokia Theater dressed to the nines in a bevy of couture creations— from low-plunging necklines to elegant full skirts to absolutely everything in between.

But the evening wasn't just about the fashion (and celebs making their baby bump debuts!), it was about honoring this year's best silver screen stars.

Early on in the night, Amy Poehler (who Myers jokingly referred to as Beyoncé) presented Ty Burrell with the award (once again) for Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on Modern Family.

"I should probably thank my wife because she's super pretty," Burrell joked.

The award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series went to Louis C.K. for his hit FX show Louis.

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The comedian has been nominated an astonishing 30 times and tonight marks his sixth win. Congrats!

Shortly after that, the honor for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series went to Allison Janney for her work on CBS' hit series Mom.

"This is an amazing honor, number six, thank you, let's go!" she told the crowd as she stepped off the stage while clutching her trophy.

Next up was none other than Modern Family's Gail Mancuso, who won for Best Directing in a Comedy Series.

Jim Parsons was awarded for his acting on The Big Bang Theory once again. The actor has been given the honors for several years, and is without a doubt a fan favorite.

The award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series went to, drumroll, Julia Louis Dreyfuss! It marks the third consecutive Emmy win for the Veep star.

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Julianna Margulies, Emmy Awards 2014 Show Vince Bucci/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images

Amazing Race took home the honors for Best Competition Program—which is the 10th time that the show has won the award over the years. Nicely done!

Steven Moffat won for his writing on the hit miniseries Sherlock, which marks his fifth nomination and first win.

Kathy Bates won for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for her fantastic work on American Horror Story: Coven. Bates previously won her first Emmy for her guest appearance on Two and a Half Men.

Martin Freeman won for his work in Sherlock, but since he was not in attendance, Stephen Colbert accepted the award in his honor.

The award for Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie went to Benedict Cumberbatch, who also was not in attendance at tonight's awards ceremony.

And there was more good news for American Horror Story: Coven, Jessica Lange won for Lead Actress on the scandalous FX show.

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Seth Meyers, Weird Al Yankovic, Andy Samberg, Emmy Awards 2014 Show Vince Bucci/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images

"I'm profoundly surprised at this, but very grateful," a noticeably shaken Lange told the audience.

The night may have been about television honors, but Weird Al Yankovic's musical theme song mashup was definitely attention grabbing.

The parody singer tried his hand at all of the popular series' theme songs, taking a stab at Mad Men, Game of Thrones and several other shows.

Fargo took the cake and won for Best Miniseries shortly after Weird Al's hilarious medley.

The Normal Heart also went home to winner, after receiving 16 nominations this year, when it won for Outstanding Television Movie.

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Sarah Silverman rushed to the stage barefoot to accept her trophy for Best Writing Variety Special. The comedian rambled on (about molecules?!) and turned heads for her ultra-candid speech.

The Colbert Report won for Best Variety Series—after Gwen Stefani appeared to have flubbed the pronunciation of the show's title. (She didn't quite pull a John Travolta, but close!)

For Supporting Actor in a Drama, the coveted honors went to Aaron Paul for his work in Breaking Bad. This marks his fifth nomination and the actor got understandably emotional before taking to the stage.

"Oh wow, I feel like I'm going to throw up," he said when he accepted his award.

Up next was the In Memoriam segment, which Sara Bareilles made even more touching with her beautiful rendition of "Smile."

Billy Crystal stepped onstage alone to honor one of his nearest and dearest friends, the late Robin Williams.

"He made us laugh big time," the comedian recalled. "The brilliance was astounding, the relentless energy was thrilling."

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He continued, "As genius as he was onstage, he was the greatest friend you could ever imagine. It's very hard to talk about him in the past because he was so present in our lives…Robin Williams, what a concept."

Anna Gunn took top honors for her supporting role in the final season of Breaking Bad.

The AMC favorite also took home to honor for Best Writing in a Drama Series shortly after.

And towards the end of the evening, Julianna Margulies won for Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as the ever-complicated attorney, Alicia Florrick.

"Josh Charles I miss you every day, what were you thinking," she joked during her acceptance speech.

After Margulies' win, Bryan Cranston won for his final run as Walter White in Breaking Bad—beating out Kevin Spacey, Woody Harrelson, Matthew McConaughey and Jeff Daniels.

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Meanwhile, Modern Family took the top honors for Outstanding Comedy Series, while Halle Berry presented the award for Outstanding Drama Series to Breaking Bad.

The show has a total of 58 Emmy Awards now, and earned quite a number of them this evening.

Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees!

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