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Modern Family , Homeland and Game Change dominated Sunday's 64th Primetime Emmy Awards , each winning four awards, with the Showtime drama ending Mad Men 's four-year reign as Best...

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Modern Family, Homeland and Game Change dominated Sunday's 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, each winning four awards, with the Showtime drama ending Mad Men's four-year reign as Best Drama Series.

Homeland also claimed the lead drama trophies for Damian Lewis and Claire Danes, and the drama writing award. It is the first show to win Best Drama series, lead actor and lead actress since Picket Fences in 1993.

Mad Men was gunning for an unprecedented five-peat in Best Drama Series, but ended up going 0-17 this year. It also extended its acting awards drought to a dismal 0-25.

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Modern Family became the fifth show to three-peat in Best Comedy Series, following The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Taxi and 30 Rock. Stars Eric Stonestreet and Julie Bowen both won their second Emmys in the comedy supporting races. Stonestreet previously won in 2010 and is the sixth man to win two in the category. Bowen won last year and is the first to repeat since Doris Roberts won three straight nine years ago. The sitcom also won comedy directing.

Game Change
nearly swept all the TV movie/miniseries awards, nabbing the top prize, lead actress for Julianne Moore and writing and directing prizes.

In a surprise victory, Two and a Half Men's Jon Cryer won comedy lead actor after switching from the supporting category, which he won in 2009. Julia Louis-Dreyfus won her third Emmy and second in comedy lead actress for Veep.

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The drama supporting trophies went to Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey) and 2010 champ Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad). Paul is the first person to win more than one Emmy in this category in 16 years.

With four-time defending champ Jeff Probst missing from the race, Tom Bergeron (Dancing with the Stars) won reality host, while The Amazing Race garnered its ninth statuette for reality-competition series in 10 nominations.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart won its 10th straight award in variety series.

Seven-time nominee Louis C.K. snagged two trophies for comedy writing (Louie) and variety special writing for his FX special.

Other winners include Jessica Lange (American Horror Story), and Hatfields & McCoys' Kevin Costner Tom Berenger and Hatfields & McCoys.

Tune in to TV Guide Network's Emmy Awards Fashion Wrap Monday at 8/7c.

Check out the full list of winners below.

Drama Series: Homeland

Comedy Series: Modern Family

Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Damian Lewis, Homeland

Lead Actress in a Drama Series:
Claire Danes, Homeland

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Directing for a Drama Series
: Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire ("To the Lost")

Writing for a Drama Series: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff, Homeland ("Pilot")

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Julie Bowen, Modern Family

Directing for a Comedy Series: Steven Levitan, Modern Family ("Baby on Board")

Writing for a Comedy Series: Louis C.K., Louie ("Pregnant")

TV Movie/Miniseries: Game Change

Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries: Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys

Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries: Julianne Moore, Game Change

Supporting Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries: Tom Berenger, Hatfields & McCoys

Supporting Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries
: Jessica Lange, American Horror Story

Directing for a TV Movie/Miniseries: Jay Roach, Game Change

Writing for a TV Movies/Miniseries: Danny Strong, Game Change

Reality-Competition Program: The Amazing Race

Reality Host: Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars

Variety, Music or Comedy Series: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special: Glenn Weiss, 65th Tony Awards

Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special: Louis C.K., Live at the Beacon Theatre

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