2012-13: THE SEASON OF AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM

With thirteen awards, American Horror Story: Asylum tied Behind the Candelabra for Best Motion Picture/Miniseries and then tied Merlin for the most awards for a Movie or Miniseries in one year. In Drama Series, Breaking Bad took the prize along with 5 other three other awards besting Game of Thrones which nabbed a record-tying 12 trophies, a title now shared with The West Wing. Modern Family won Best Comedy Series as well as four other awards.


BEST DRAMA SERIES

  • Breaking Bad
  • Dexter
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • Homeland
  • Mad Men
  • The Walking Dead

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Steve Buscemi - Boardwalk Empire
  • Bryan Cranston - Breaking Bad
  • Jeff Daniels - The Newsroom
  • Jon Hamm - Mad Men
  • Damian Lewis - Homeland
  • Timothy Olymphant - Justified
  • Kevin Spacey - House of Cards

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Glenn Close - Damages
  • Claire Danes - Homeland
  • Michelle Dockery - Downton Abbey
  • Vera Farmiga - Bates Motel
  • Tatiana Maslany - Orphan Black
  • Elisabeth Moss - Mad Men
  • Robin Wright - House of Cards

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Jonathan Banks - Breaking Bad
  • Bobby Cannavale - Boardwalk Empire
  • Peter Dinklage - Game of Thrones
  • Jack Huston - Boardwalk Empire
  • Vincent Kartheiser - Mad Men
  • Mandy Patinkin - Homeland
  • Aaron Paul - Breaking Bad

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Morena Baccarin - Homeland
  • Jennifer Carpenter - Dexter
  • Emilia Clarke - Game of Thrones
  • Anna Gunn - Breaking Bad
  • Lena Heady - Game of Thrones
  • Christina Hendricks - Mad Men
  • Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey

BEST GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • David Bradley - Game of Thrones
  • Walton Goggins - Sons of Anarchy
  • Ciaran Hinds - Game of Thrones
  • Michael J. Fox - The Good Wife
  • Lennie James - The Walking Dead
  • Joseph Mazzello - Justified
  • Patton Oswalt - Justified

BEST GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Gillian Anderson - Hannibal
  • Patricia Arquette - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Linda Cardellini - Mad Men
  • Shirley MacLaine - Downton Abbey
  • Margo Martindale - The Americans
  • Bernadette Peters - Smash
  • Diana Rigg - Game of Thrones

BEST ENSEMBLE IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • Homeland
  • House of Cards
  • Mad Men

BEST COMEDY SERIES

  • 30 Rock
  • Arrested Development
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Girls
  • Louie
  • Modern Family
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Veep

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • Alec Baldwin - 30 Rock
  • Jason Bateman - Arrested Development
  • Louie C.K. - Louie
  • Jake Johnson - New Girl
  • Joel McHale - Community
  • Jim Parsons - The Big Bang Theory
  • Adam Scott - Parks and Recreation

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • Zooey Deschanel - New Girl
  • Lena Dunham - Girls
  • Edie Falco - Nurse Jackie
  • Tina Fey - 30 Rock
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep
  • Martha Plimpton - Raising Hope
  • Amy Poehler - Parks and Recreation

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • Will Arnett - Arrested Development
  • Ty Burrell - Modern Family
  • Adam Driver - Girls
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson - Modern Family
  • Max Greenfield - New Girl
  • Ed O'Neill - Modern Family
  • Eric Stonestreet - Modern Family

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • Mayim Bialik - The Big Bang Theory
  • Julie Bowen - Modern Family
  • Anna Chlumsky - Veep
  • Sarah Hyland - Modern Family
  • Jane Krakowski - 30 Rock
  • Jessica Walter - Arrested Development
  • Merritt Weaver - Nurse Jackie

BEST GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • Matt Bomer - The New Normal
  • Matthew Broderick - Modern Family
  • Steve Carell - The Office
  • Dennis Farina - New Girl
  • Bob Newhart - The Big Bang Theory
  • Andrew Rannells - Girls
  • Fred Willard - Modern Family

BEST GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • Elizabeth Banks - Modern Family
  • Chloe Grace Moretz - 30 Rock
  • Allison Janney - Veep
  • Dot-Marie Jones - Glee
  • Regina King - The Big Bang Theory
  • Margo Martindale - New Girl
  • Liza Minnelli - Arrested Development

BEST ENSEMBLE IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • 30 Rock
  • Arrested Development
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Community
  • Girls
  • Modern Family
  • Parks and Recreation

BEST MOTION PICTURE OR MINISERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • The Girl
  • Parade's End
  • Phil Spector
  • Political Animals
  • Top of the Lake

BEST ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE OR MINISERIES

  • Kenneth Branagh - Wallander: An Event in Autumn
  • Benedict Cumberbatch - Parade's End
  • Matt Damon - Behind the Candelabra
  • Micheal Douglas - Behind the Candelabra
  • Toby Jones - The Girl
  • Al Pacino - Phil Spector
  • Rufus Sewell - Restless

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE OR MINISERIES

  • Rebecca Hall - Parade's End
  • Jessica Lange - American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Laura Linney - The Big C: Hereafter
  • Sienna Miller - The Girl
  • Helen Mirren - Phil Spector
  • Elisabeth Moss - Top of the Lake
  • Sigourney Weaver - Political Animals

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE OR MINISERIES

  • Scott Bakula - Behind the Candelabra
  • James Cromwell - American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Michael Gambon - Restless
  • Peter Mullan - Top of the Lake
  • Evan Peters - American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Zachary Quinto - American Horror story: Asylum
  • Sebastian Stan - Political Animals

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE OR MINISERIES

  • Ellen Burstyn - Political Animals
  • Holly Hunter - Top of the Lake
  • Sarah Paulson - American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Lily Rabe - American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Charlotte Rampling - Restless
  • Imelda Staunton - The Girl
  • Alfre Woodard - Steel Magnolias

BEST ENSEMBLE IN A MOTION PICTURE OR MINISERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • Parade's End
  • Phil Spector
  • Political Animals
  • Steel Magnolias
  • Top of the Lake

BEST DIRECTION IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Game of Thrones
  • Homeland
  • House of Cards
  • Mad Men
  • The Walking Dead

BEST DIRECTION IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • 30 Rock
  • Arrested Development
  • Girls
  • Louie
  • Modern Family
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Veep

BEST DIRECTION OF A MOTION PICTURE OR MINISERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • The Girl
  • Parade's End
  • Phil Spector
  • Political Animals
  • Top of the Lake

BEST WRITING IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Game of Thrones
  • Homeland
  • House of Cards
  • Mad Men
  • The Walking Dead

BEST WRITING IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • 30 Rock
  • Arrested Development
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Girls
  • Louie
  • Modern Family
  • Parks and Recreation

BEST WRITING OF A MOTION PICTURE OR MINISERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • The Girl
  • Parade's End
  • Phil Spector
  • Political Animals
  • Top of the Lake

BEST FICTION PROGRAM

  • The Colbert Report
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • Inside the Actors Studio
  • Kristin Chenoweth: The Dames of Broadway...All of 'Em
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel - Life from Lincoln Center
  • Saturday Night Live
  • The Soup

BEST NON-FICTION PROGRAM

  • The Amazing Race
  • America's Got Talent
  • Jeopardy!
  • Louie C.K.: Oh My God
  • Survivor
  • The 66th Annual Tony Awards
  • The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE IN A FICTION PROGRAM

  • Stephen Colbert - The Colbert Report
  • Bill Hader - Saturday Night Live
  • David Letterman - The Late Show with David Letterman
  • Jon Stewart - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • Justin Timberlake - Saturday Night Live

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A FICTION PROGRAM

  • Kristin Chenoweth - Kristin Chenoweth: The Dames of Broadway...All of 'Em
  • Melissa McCarthy - Saturday Night Live
  • Kate McKinnon - Saturday Night Live
  • Kelli O'Hara - Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel
  • Kristen Wiig - Saturday Night Live

BEST HOST OR PANELIST IN A NON-FICTION PROGRAM

  • Louie C.K. - Louie C.K.: Oh My God
  • Nick Cannon - America's Got Talent
  • Tina Fey & Amy Poehler - The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards
  • Phil Keoghan - The Amazing Race
  • Neil Patrick Harris - The 66th Annual Tony Awards

BEST MUSIC IN A SERIES

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • Justified
  • Mad Men
  • The Walking Dead

BEST EDITING IN A SERIES

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Game of Thrones
  • Homeland
  • House of Cards
  • Modern Family
  • The Walking Dead

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A SERIES

  • Bates Motel
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • Mad Men
  • The Walking Dead

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN IN A SERIES

  • Bates Motel
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • The Borgias
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • Mad Men
  • The Walking Dead

BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN A SERIES

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • The Borgias
  • Copper
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • Mad Men
  • Once Upon a Time

BEST MAKEUP/HAIRSTYLING IN A SERIES

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Game of Thrones
  • Grimm
  • Mad Men
  • Once Upon a Time
  • The Walking Dead

BEST SOUND IN A SERIES

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Chicago Fire
  • Game of Thrones
  • Justified
  • Mad Men
  • The Walking Dead

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS IN A SERIES

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Game of Thrones
  • Once Upon a Time
  • True Blood
  • The Walking Dead

BEST MUSIC IN A NON-SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • The Girl
  • Parade's End
  • Phil Spector
  • Political Animals

BEST EDITING IN A NON-SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • The Games of the XXX Olympiad
  • The Girl
  • Parade's End
  • Political Animals

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A NON-SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • The Girl
  • Parade's End
  • Phil Spector
  • Political Animals

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN IN A NON-SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • The Girl
  • Parade's End
  • Phil Specter
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel

BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN A NON-SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • The Girl
  • Killing Lincoln
  • Parade's End
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel

BEST MAKEUP/HAIRSTYLING IN A NON-SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • The Girl
  • Parade's End
  • Phil Spector
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel

BEST SOUND IN A NON-SERIES

  • The 55th Annual Grammy Awards
  • The 66th Annual Tony Awards
  • The 85th Annual Academy Awards
  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS IN A NON-SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • Killing Lincoln
  • The Men Who Built America

BEST NEW THEME SONG IN A SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • Hannibal
  • House of Cards
  • Teen Wolf

BEST NEW TITLES SEQUENCE

  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • Hannibal
  • House of Cards
  • The Walking Dead