The Sopranos were big winners at the Emmys

'The Sopranos' was the big winner at the Emmys last night, scooping the top prize.The mob drama, which ended in the US in June, was named Best Drama Series and also picked up two other awards.The cast were honored with a standing ovation from the star-studded audience as they took to the stage to accept the prestigious accolade.The show's creator and director, David Chase, said: "This amazing cast is really what it comes down to. It really is all about them."'The Sopranos' has missed out on the top prize on five occasions, but did win it in 2004. However, the program's main star James Gandolfini missed out on the Best Drama Actor accolade to 'Boston Legal' actor James Spader. Dame Helen Mirren followed up her Oscar win in February by being named as Best Actress in a Mini Series or TV Movie for her role in 'Prime Suspect:The Final Act and Extras'.When collecting her gong, the British actress said: "You know, you Americans are wonderfully generous people."You're a lot of other things as well - some good, some bad - but you know if I was to categorise your nature, it's generosity above all."Two-time Oscar winner Sally Field won the Best Drama Actress award for her part in hit show 'Brothers and Sisters', while 'Ugly Betty' star America Ferrara was named Best Comedy Actress. Ricky Gervais was named Best Comedy Actor for his role in hit British show 'Extras' although he was unable to attend the ceremony.Other winners at the glitzy ceremony, which was held at Los Angeles' Shine Auditorium, included 'Lost' star Terry O'Quinn and 'Grey's Anatomy' actress Katherine Heigl.


Anonymous said…
Anonymous said…
can the sopranos get some justice for Daniel Wayne Smith?