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Boardwalk Empire bags seven Emmys

Boardwalk Empire is the winner of a leading seven trophies handed out at the Emmy Awards.

The series, which stars Steve Buscemi as a Prohibition-era politico in Atlantic City, New Jersey, earned trophies for categories including art direction, picture editing and makeup.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Justin Timberlake earned TV comedy series guest-star honours.

Paltrow was recognised for Glee and Timberlake for hosting Saturday Night Live.

Timberlake shared in another Emmy for co-writing his opening monologue, in which he crooned about not wanting to sing.

Loretta Devine was honoured as best guest actress in a drama series for Grey's Anatomy, with Paul McCrane earning the category's best actor award for Harry's Law.

The ceremony for technical and other achievements in television will air on September 17 on ReelzChannel. The main Emmy show, hosted by Jane Lynch of Glee, airs live on September 18 on Fox.

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