Awards

Mad Men Wows at Emmys

For the second year in a row, Mad Men, which was nominated for 16 awards, won Best Drama Series at Sunday's Emmy Awards, hosted by How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris. Alec Baldwin of the NBC Series 30 Rock, which was nominated for 22 awards, won Best Actor for the second year in a row, but the show still held some surprises. Toni Collette won Best Actress for her portrayal of a woman with multiple personalities on Showtime's United States of Tara, while Kristin Chenoweth won Best Supporting Actress for Pushing Daisies, which was canceled. Jon Cryer won Best Supporting Actor for Two and a Half Men. Cable series dominated the nominations: 99 nods went to HBO series. HBO's series Grey Gardens won three Emmys, including one for lead actress Jessica Lange.