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Jim Parsons appears in a scene from season 6 of the CBS show The Big Bang Theory. - Provided courtesy of Michael Yarish / Warner Bros. Television
09/22/2013

Jim Parsons has won his third Emmy, given for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series for playing Sheldon Cooper on the CBS show "The Big Bang Theory," marking his fifth nomination.

The 41-year-old actor and Texas native beat nominees Matt LeBlanc of Showtime's "Episodes," Don Cheadle of Showtime's "House of Lies," Alec Baldwin of NBC's "30 Rock," Jason Bateman of Netfilx's "Arrested Development" and Louis C.K. of FX's "Louie."

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09/22/2013
Vince Gilligan, center, and the cast and crew of Breaking Bad accept the award for Outstanding Drama Series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles. - Provided courtesy of Vince Bucci / Invision for Academy of Television Arts and Sciences / AP Images

"Breaking Bad" has won the 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, marking the show's first win and fourth nomination in the top category.

The AMC show beat "Game of Thrones," "Downton Abbey," "House of Cards" and last year's winner, the Showtime terrorism-themed drama "Homeland."

09/23/2013
Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) talks to OTRC.com on the red carpet at the 2013 Emmy Awards on Sept. 22, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Michelle Dockery ('Downton Abbey') talks to OTRC.com on the red carpet at the 2013 Emmys.
09/23/2013
Jeff Daniels appears back stage at the 2013 Emmy Awards on Sept. 22, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Jeff Daniels talked about going to film 'Dumb and Dumber 2' while back stage at the 2013 Emmy Awards on Sept. 22.
09/23/2013
Claire Danes talks to reporters backstage at the 2013 Emmy Awards after winning Oustanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series for her role in Showtimes Homeland for the second year in a row. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Claire Danes brought the comic relief backstage at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards after taking home the prize for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama series for her role in "Homeland" for the second year in a row.

Speaking to reporters, the 34-year-old actress made baby noises when asked what she will tell her and actor and husband Hugh Dancy's 9-month son regarding her Emmys experience.

09/23/2013
Claire Danes talks to reporters backstage at the 2013 Emmy Awards after winning Oustanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series for her role in Showtimes Homeland for the second year in a row. - Provided courtesy of OTRC 'Homeland's Claire Danes talks to reporters after winning a 2013 Emmy, makes baby noises while talking about son.
09/23/2013
Claire Danes talks to reporters backstage at the 2013 Emmy Awards after winning Oustanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series for her role in Showtimes Homeland for the second year in a row. - Provided courtesy of OTRC 'Homeland's Claire Danes talks to reporters after winning a 2013 Emmy, makes baby noises while talking about son.
09/23/2013
Kit Harington (Jon Snow from Game of Thrones) talks to OTRC.com on the red carpet at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 22, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC 'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington (Jon Snow) talks to OTRC.com at the 2013 Emmys about his favorite show season.
09/23/2013
RJ Mitte (Breaking Bads Walter White J.r, aka Flynn) talks to OTRC.com on the red carpet at the 2013 Emmy Awards on Sept. 22, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC RJ Mitte ('Breaking Bad's Walter White J.r, aka Flynn) talks to OTRC.com on the red carpet at the 2013 Emmys.
09/23/2013
Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston demonstrates kinetic energy to OTRC.com on the red carpet at the 2013 Emmys on Sept. 22, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC 'Breaking Bad' star Bryan Cranston demonstrates kinetic energy to OTRC.com at the 2013 Emmys.
09/23/2013
Breaking Bad stars Jonathan Banks (Mike), Dean Norris (Hank) have a bald head showdown during an interview with OTRC.com at the 2013 Emmy Awards on Sept. 22, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC 'Breaking Bad's Jonathan Banks (Mike), Dean Norris (Hank) talk to OTRC, have bald head showdown at 2013 Emmys.
09/22/2013
Steven Levitan, center, and the cast and crew of Modern Family accept the award for Outstanding Comedy Series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles. - Provided courtesy of Vince Bucci / Invision for Academy of Television Arts and Sciences / AP Images

Check out photos of Neil Patrick Harris performing and other great moments from the 2013 Emmy Awards, which took place in Los Angeles on Sept. 22, 2013.

09/23/2013
Emmy winner and Breaking Bad star Anna Gunn attends the Emmy Awards 2013 Governors Ball after the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 22, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Brian Dowling / Invision for Academy of Television Arts and Sciences / AP Images

Check out photos from Emmy Awards 2013 after parties, featuring "Breaking Bad" stars such as Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn and Dean Norris, "Game of Thrones" stars such as Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey and Peter Dinklage as well as surprise guests such as "True Blood" real-life couple Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer.

09/22/2013
Breaking Bad star Anna Gunn (Skyler White) talks to OTRC.com at an Los Angeles event celebrating the fifth and final season of the AMC show on July 24, 2013. The finale airs on Sept. 29. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Anna Gunn has won the 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series for her role as Walter White's wife Skyler in the AMC series "Breaking Bad," marking her first Emmy win and second nomination.

The 45-year-old native of New Mexico, where the show is set, beat Emilia Clarke of HBO's "Game of Thrones," Christine Baranski of CBS' "The Good Wife," Morena Baccarin of Showtime's "Homeland," Christina Hendricks of AMC's "Mad Men" and last year's winner, Maggie Smith of PBS' "Downton Abbey."

09/22/2013
Neil Patrick Harris holds an Emmy statuette in a publicity photo for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. The ceremony airs on Sept. 22, 2013 on CBS. - Provided courtesy of  Nino Munoz / CBS

The 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards took place on Sunday, Sept. 22 and the ceremony aired live from L.A. Live's Nokia Theatre on CBS at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.

Neil Patrick Harris, star of the network's sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," hosted the event for the second time.

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