Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart refrain from politics at the Emmys. Only prunes.
Glenn Close is up with outstanding actor in a miniseries or a movie.
"An extra, a president, two political operatives and an alcoholic man servant: what perfect roles for an election year," she says.
Paul Giamatti picks up the Emmy for outstanding actor in a miniseries or a movie for his work in the title role in "John Adams."
"I'm living proof, kids at home, that anybody can play the president," Giamatti says.
Outstanding lead actor in a comedy: Alec Baldwin for "30 Rock."
Outstanding lead actress in a drama: Glenn Close, "Damages"
"My fellow nominees I want to salute, because I think we're proving complicated, powerful, mature women are sexy, high entertainment and can carry a show. I call us the sisterhood of the TV drama divas."