LOS ANGELES -- What is "Two and a Half Men" with Jon Cryer and without Charlie Sheen? Really good was the Emmy Awards verdict Sunday as Cryer claimed the best comedy actor trophy.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was honored as best actress in comedy for "Veep."
On the drama side, Claire Danes of "Homeland" won the Emmy Award for best actress in a drama. Aaron Paul won best supporting drama actor for "Breaking Bad" and "Homeland" won the best writing award. Maggie Smith of "Downton Abbey" won for best supporting actress in a drama series.
"Modern Family" made it look easy as the comedy's Eric Stonestreet and Julie Bowen claimed supporting actor awards.
CBS' "The Amazing Race" has won the Emmy for best reality series and Tom Bergeron of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" has won for best host of a reality series.
The 64th Primetime Emmys are airing live from the Nokia Theatre L.A., with Jimmy Kimmel as host.