August 26, 2014 at 10:15 am EST | by Staff reports
‘Modern Family,’ ‘Normal Heart’ win Emmys
(Image courtesy Academy of Television Arts & Sciences)

(Image courtesy Academy of Television Arts & Sciences)

LGBT themes were common again this year in the winners’ circle at the Emmy Awards. The 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out Monday night at the Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, Calif. Seth Meyers hosted.

“Modern Family” won Outstanding Comedy Series (beating “Orange is the New Black” in the process) and HBO’s adaptation of the AIDS classic “The Normal Heart” won the Outstanding Television Movie prize. Although four of the “Normal Heart” actors were nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie category, Martin Freeman won for “Sherlock: His Last Vow.” This is Emmy darling “Family’s” fifth win in the category.

Gail Mancuso won in the Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series for “Modern Family” as well. Ty Burrell won the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award as well for the same show.

Out actress Jane Lynch (“Glee”) won Outstanding Host for a Reality Program for NBC’s “Hollywood Game Night.”

The Wrap has a full list of winners here.

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