Emmys 2012: Homeland WIns for Outstanding Drama Series

Alex Gansa

Homeland takes top drama prize

By  Gabrielle Pantera

HOLLYWOOD, CA (Gosh!TV) 2012/9/23 – “I don’t know when they’re going to cut me off, but I’m staying here until they do,” says Homeland writer-producer Alex Gansa who had been played off while accepting the Emmy for writing earlier in the evening. “This is the biggest night of my life.” He thank Showtime and a “murderers row” of writers. “Just the best. I thank my wife who reads everything I write.”

Outstanding Drama Series nominees:

WINNER: Homeland • Showtime • Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Alex Gansa, Executive Producer / Howard Gordon, Executive Producer / Michael Cuesta, Executive Producer / Gideon Raff, Executive Producer / Avi Nir, Executive Producer / Ran Tellem, Executive Producer / Chip Johannessen, Co-Executive Producer / Alexander Cary, Co-Executive Producer / Michael Klick, Produced By


Boardwalk Empire • HBO • Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

Terence Winter, Executive Producer / Martin Scorsese, Executive Producer / Mark Wahlberg, Executive Producer / Stephen Levinson, Executive Producer / Tim Van Patten, Executive Producer / Eugene Kelly, Co-Executive Producer / Howard Korder, Co-Executive Producer / Rick Yorn, Producer / Joe Iberti, Producer

Breaking Bad • AMC • Sony Pictures Television

Vince Gilligan, Executive Producer / Mark Johnson, Executive Producer / Michelle MacLaren, Executive Producer / Melissa Bernstein, Co-Executive Producer / Sam Catlin, Co-Executive Producer / Peter Gould, Supervising Producer / George Mastras, Supervising Producer / Tom Schnauz, Supervising Producer / Moira Walley-Beckett, Producer / Bryan Cranston, Producer / Diane Mercer, Producer / Stewart A. Lyons, Produced By

Downton Abbey • PBS • A Carnival / Masterpiece Co-Production

Gareth Neame, Executive Producer / Julian Fellowes, Executive Producer / Rebecca Eaton, Executive Producer / Liz Trubridge, Producer

Game Of Thrones • HBO • Bighead, Littlehead, Generator Productions,

Television 360, and Grok Television in association with HBO Entertainment / David Benioff, Executive Producer / D.B. Weiss, Executive Producer / Frank Doelger, Executive Producer / Carolyn Strauss, Executive Producer / George R.R. Martin, Co-Executive Producer / Vanessa Taylor, Co-Executive Producer / Alan Taylor, Co-Executive Producer / Guymon Casady, Co-Executive Producer / Vince Gerardis, Co-Executive Producer / Bernadette Caulfield, Producer by

Mad Men • AMC • Lionsgate Television

Matthew Weiner, Executive Producer / Scott Hornbacher, Executive Producer / Andre Jacquemetton, Executive Producer / Maria Jacquemetton, Executive Producer / Victor Levin, Co-Executive Producer / Jon Hamm, Producer / Blake McCormick, Producer

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