'24' Wins Best Drama & 'The Office' Is Best Comedy

8/28/2006 8:45am EDT
Last night the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 58th Annual Emmy Awards. The Fox drama 24 was named Outstanding Drama Series for the first time after five nominations in the category, and in its first season, the NBC series The Office, a U.S. adaptation of the hit British series of the same name, was named Outstanding Comedy Series. Winners in the lead categories follow in bold:

Outstanding Comedy Series
Arrested Development
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The Office
Two And A Half Men

The OfficeOutstanding Drama Series
Grey’s Anatomy
The Sopranos
The West Wing

Outstanding Miniseries

Bleak House
Elizabeth I
Into The West
Sleeper Cell

The Daily ShowOutstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Late Night With Conan O’Brien
Late Show With David Letterman
Real Time With Bill Maher

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

The Amazing Race
American Idol
Dancing With The Stars
Project Runway

Tony ShalhoubOutstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
Curb Your Enthusiasm Larry David as Himself
The King Of Queens Kevin James as Doug Heffernan
Monk Tony Shalhoub as Adrian Monk
The Office Steve Carell as Michael Scott
Two And A Half Men Charlie Sheen as Charlie Harper

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Christopher Meloni as Detective Elliot Stabler
Rescue Me Denis Leary as Tommy Gavin
Six Feet Under Peter Krause as Nate Fisher
24 Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer
The West Wing Martin Sheen as President Josiah Bartlet

Julia Louis DreyfusOutstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
The Comeback Lisa Kudrow as Valerie Cherish
Malcolm In The Middle Jane Kaczmarek as Lois
The New Adventures Of Old Christine Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Christine Campbell
Out Of Practice Stockard Channing as Lydia Barnes
Will & Grace Debra Messing as Grace

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

The Closer Kyra Sedgwick as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson
Commander In Chief Geena Davis as Mackenzie Allen
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson
Six Feet Under Frances Conroy as Ruth Fisher
The West Wing Allison Janney as C.J. Cregg

Jeremy PivenOutstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
Arrested Development Will Arnett as Gob Bluth
Entourage Jeremy Piven as Ari Gold
Malcolm In The Middle Bryan Cranston as Hal
Two And A Half Men Jon Cryer as Alan Harper
Will & Grace Sean Hayes as Jack

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Boston Legal William Shatner as Denny Crane
Huff Oliver Platt as Russell Tupper
The Sopranos Michael Imperioli as Christopher Moltisanti
24 Gregory Itzin as President Charles Logan
The West Wing Alan Alda as Arnold Vinick

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series
Curb Your Enthusiasm Cheryl Hines as Cheryl David
Desperate Housewives Alfre Woodard as Betty Applewhite
My Name Is Earl Jaime Pressly as Joy
Weeds Elizabeth Perkins as Celia Hodes
Will & Grace Megan Mullally as Karen

Blythe DannerOutstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series
Boston Legal Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt
Grey’s Anatomy Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang
Grey’s Anatomy Chandra Wilson as Dr. Bailey
Huff Blythe Danner as Izzy Huffstodt
24 Jean Smart as First Lady Martha Logan

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