Emmy Awards 2010 in Photos

Check out highlights from television's biggest night.

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Jane Lynch accepts the award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series for her work in "Glee" during the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, in Los Angeles.
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Host Jimmy Fallon teamed up with actors from Glee, 30 Rock, Lost, Community and more for his "Born to Run" opening number during the 62nd Annual Emmy Awards. Check out highlights from television's biggest night.
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Modern Family took the Rookie of the Year crown in the Comedy division, winning Best Comedy, Best Writing, Best Supporting Actor for the brilliant Eric Stonestreet, in addition to three Emmys won during the Aug. 29 ceremony.
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Mad Men, which was snubbed in all of the acting categories, won the award for Outstanding Drama Series, as well as its third consecutive Best Writing for a Drama award.
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Jon Hamm and Betty White presented the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award, but not without some sexual innuendo. The pair were also involved in Fallon's opening number, with White playing Hamm's dance coach, telling him to "back that mother up."
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Eric Stonestreet of Modern Family accepted the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. "I get to work with Ed O'Neill everyday!" the actor said during his speech, a shout out to his snubbed co-star.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"I want to thank my lord and creator Ryan Murphy for creating this role of a lifetime!" Jane Lynch said during her acceptance speech for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Lynch plays bully Sue Sylvester on the hit show Glee.
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Glee stars Chris Colfer and Lea Michele rushed to congratulate Ryan Murphy on his way to the stage to accept the award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Glee is about the importance of arts education so I would like to dedicate this to all my teachers who taught me to sing and finger-paint," writer/creator Ryan Murphy said during his speech for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.
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The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons took home the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, beating out last years winner Alec Baldwin.
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During her acceptance speech for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Nurse Jackie, Edie Falco insisted, "I'm not funny."
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Jimmy serenaded the audience throughout the show, grabbing his friends out of the audience for help, including Stephen Colbert and Amy Poehler.
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The cast of Top Chef, Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons, as well as the show's producers, accept the award for Outstanding Reality Competition Program.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"I am part of a show that I am so unbelievably grateful for," said Aaron Paul while picking up his statuette for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work as Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad.
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Archie Panjabi accepts the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series award for her work as Kalinda Sharma on The Good Wife.
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Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston beat out Mad Men's Jon Hamm for the third year in a row for the Outstanding Actor in a Drama award. "I am so humbled and amazed to be in your company, you're only as good as the company you keep, and I'm honored to be there with you guys," Cranston said of his competitors.
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Jimmy Fallon turned the typical "in memoriam" montage on its head by performing songs devoted to each of the TV shows that ended this year, including a tribute to Lost in the vein of Green Day's "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)": "The island it was mythical, but in the end they died/ I didn't understand it, but I tried," he crooned.
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Kyra Sedgwick finally won the Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her work as Brenda Johnson on The Closer after being nominated five times.
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Before presenting the award for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special to Bucky Gunts, Ricky Gervais made a crack about Mel Gibson. "I'm not gonna have a go at him. He's been through a lot. Not as much as the Jews."
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George Clooney accepted the Bob Hope Humanitarian award from his former E.R. costar Julianna Margulies. Clooney was chosen for the award for his work organizing telethons, including Hope for Haiti.
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John Krasinski and January Jones yucked it up before presenting the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie to Julia Ormond for Temple Grandin.
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Jewel performed “Shape of You," a song that has never appeared on any of her albums, during the actual In Memoriam portion of the Awards show. The songstress said she wrote the song in memory of one of her friends who passed away.
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Claire Danes won the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie award for her role in Temple Grandin. During her acceptance speech, Danes thanked HBO, "like, for serious."
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Al Pacino took home the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie award for You Don't Know Jack.
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Tom Hanks accepted the Outstanding Miniseries award for "The Pacific" from actor Laurence Fishburne. The miniseries won a total of 8 statuettes.
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