Belfast Telegraph

Two Emmys for Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris has scooped an Emmy for his cameo role in Glee.

The How I Met Your Mother star was named best guest actor in a comedy series for his appearance in the musical drama show.

The actor also shared in another award at the creative arts ceremony - the precursor to the main Emmy show on August 29 - as the Tony Awards show which he hosted to critical acclaim was recognised as best special class programme.

Other winners at the US event included former Golden Girls star Betty White, who won an Emmy for best guest actress in a comedy series for her turn as a Saturday Night Live host.

The trophy is the fifth prime-time Emmy received by the 88-year-old, according to the TV academy.

The guest acting trophies for drama series went to John Lithgow for Dexter and Ann-Margret for Law And Order: Special Victims Unit.

The Pacific, HBO's World War II miniseries, captured a leading seven creative arts awards.

Four trophies went to Disney Prep And Landing, an animated Christmas special. Other big winners, with three trophies each, were sitcom Modern Family, Saturday Night Live and The 25th Anniversary Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Concert.

Other winners at the creative arts Emmys, which honour technical and other achievements, included Anne Hathaway for voiceover performance for The Simpsons: Once Upon A Time In Springfield, and Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, which won in the reality programme category.


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