How Top Chef Beat Amazing Race for the Emmy

Walking into her living room, where her parents were watching Sunday’s Emmy Awards, Jane Lipsitz asked before the announcement for outstanding reality competition program, “Did we lose yet?”

Anything but. Lipsitz, who was working in New York on the Justin Bieber 3-D concert film, watched as her Magical Elves production company’s Top Chef defeated the long-dominant (and seven-time winner) Amazing Race.

Did Sofia Vergara Fulfill Emmy Pledge to Run Nude in Hollywood?

Forget red. Modern Family is so thrilled with their Emmy win, they may have painted the town nude.

“Listen, I’m not afraid of anything. I’m Colombian,” Sofia Vergara, 38, told Access Hollywood about streaking on one of the busiest streets in Hollywood.

Jim Parsons Won't Let Weepy Mom Keep His Emmy

Jim Parsons and Eric Stonestreet, who took home the lead and supporting comedy-actor awards at the Emmys on Sunday, both love their mothers dearly. But only one of them will be handing over his Emmy for her to keep.

“He was so sweet,” Parsons told PEOPLE after Stonestreet promised his mom she could take his trophy home. But Parsons couldn’t quite muster the courage to follow that magnanimous gesture.

“My mother will not be getting this Emmy,” he said with a smile. “She can visit it.”

Martin Short's Friends & Costars Celebrate Him at the Emmys

Saddened by the absence of nominee Martin Short from Sunday’s Emmy Awards, friends spoke of the actor’s talent, love and “extraordinary” 30-year marriage to Nancy Dolman, who died last week.

George Clooney Accepts Humanitarian Award with Humor

George Clooney brought a lighthearted touch while accepting a special Emmy Award for a rather serious subject.

“I have offered to go to South Sudan and have, like, a wardrobe malfunction,” Clooney cracked, while accepting the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at Sunday’s telecast. “But it was pointed out to me that I’m 49, and the consensus was that it would just be upsetting. And kind of sad.”

Emmys Have a Mad, Modern Night

One old favorite and one new kid on the block took top Emmy honors.

Mad Men won the outstanding drama series for the third consecutive year on Sunday night, while Modern Family was named outstanding comedy series.

A 14-time nominee, ABC’s ensemble comedy netted an early win for supporting actor Eric Stonestreet, who plays the loveable Cameron Tucker.

“All I wanted to be was a clown in the circus when I was a kid growing up,” the first-time winner, who called the gig “the most amazing job ever,” said onstage.

Neil Patrick Harris's Pre-Fatherhood Prep? Lots of Reading!

Neil Patrick Harris is excited about fatherhood. But, before the babies arrive, the actor is doing his research.

“I’m trying to read as much as I can, and prep as much as I can,” Harris, 37, told Ryan Seacrest before Sunday’s Emmy Awards. “But there’s only so much you can do because each baby is super individual and totally their own person.”