HBO's "Behind the Candelaba, the glamorous Liberace biopic, starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, scored eight awards.
The Tony Awards telecast and "Boardwalk Empire" were the most celebrated works after that, both taking home four Emmys.
Netflix's "House of Cards" won the outstanding casting for a drama series
Guest actress in a comedy series went to Melissa Leo for her work on FX's "Louie."
Louis C.K didn't make an appearance at the show but won an Emmy for writing for the HBO special, "Louis C.K.: Oh My God."
Veteran actor Bob Newhart got a heartfelt standing ovation for his guest actor win for "The Big Bang Theory."
"True Blood's" Carrie Preston won guest actress in a drama for "The Good Wife."
Neil Patrick Harris won for producing the Tony Awards show.
"Project Runway" hosts Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn received Emmys in the reality category.
In other reality news, "Undercover Boss" scored the best reality show title.
The raunchy series "South Park" took home outstanding animation program, while its antithesis, Disney's "Mickey Mouse Croissant de Triumph" received the short form animation award.
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