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Emmy Awards 2014: In pictures

The biggest night for television has taken place in Los Angeles with the Primetime Emmy Awards, with a host of stars gathering for the glittering awards ceremony. Here are just a few moments from the night.

Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul celebrated his win for best supporting actor in a mini-series.

The entire cast and crew of Breaking Bad assembled to pose with their awards for outstanding drama series.

Julianna Margulies, who was named best actress in a drama series winner for The Good Wife, said it was a "golden age for television".

Sherlock screenwriter Steven Moffat picked up the trophy for outstanding mini-series writer, while the show's stars Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch won acting accolades.

British TV star Cat Deeley was nominated for best reality host for So You Think You Can Dance, but lost out to Jane Lynch for Hollywood Game Night.

Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons won his fourth Emmy for playing socially awkward genius Sheldon, beating Ricky Gervais, among others, to the honour for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series.

Oscar winner Kathy Bates (left) picked up the gong for best supporting actress in a mini-series for American Horror Story: Coven from fellow Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer (right).

Modern Family walked off with the outstanding comedy prize, beating The Big Bang Theory, Louie, Orange Is The New Black, Silicon Valley and Veep.

Singer-songwriter Weird Al Yankovic performed a parody routine about some of the nominees during the ceremony.

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