Jim Parsons was awarded the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for playing Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory.
Other nominees for the award include Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Matthew Morrison (Glee), Steve Carell (The Office), Tony Shalhoub (Monk).
Eric Stonestreet of Modern Family on ABC nabbed the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, while Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd won the award for Writing for a Comedy Series also for Modern Family.
Jane Lynch won Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Fox’s Glee.
The 2010 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards Ceremony is hosted by Jimmy Fallon.