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It was a night of surprises and snubs as the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards took place at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

Breaking Bad and Modern Family won top honors, marking a first win for the former and a fourth consecutive win for the latter. It wasn't all good news for Bad, however, as its star, Bryan Cranston, left empty-handed, being beaten by Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom). Breaking Bad is finishing its final season next week, meaning they could be lucky enough to possibly make one last run at the award show next year.

Netflix didn't go home with too many prizes, but the streaming network is still celebrating its first foray into awards, with multiple nominations for three original series: House of Cards, Arrested Development, and Hemlock Drive.

The night was full of musical numbers and sentimental segments remembering some of TV's greatest losses this year. Though, even the somber moments weren't without controversy. Many felt that the special tribute to Glee's Cory Monteith by Jane Lynch was a slap in the face to the stars who weren't given the same treatment, like Dallas' Larry Hagman.

Saturday Night Live officially became the winningest series in television history after earning its 40th Emmy. Don Roy King's directing win pushed the series past former record-holder Frasier.

HBO led the night with 7 wins, followed by Showtime (4 wins), ABC and NBC (3 wins), and AMC and Comedy Central (2 wins).

CLICK HERE for a complete look at the night's winners. 

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