2014 Emmy Awards: The Best Moments

Check out the top moments from the 2014 Emmy Awards hosted by Seth Meyers.

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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR THE TELEVISION ACADEMY - EXCLUSIVE - Woody Harrelson, left, and Matthew McConaughey pose at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)
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Seth Meyers kicked off the show with a barrage of laughs. “I would like to congratulate the writers in the room tonight, but their seats are too far away for them to hear me,” he quipped. Check out the top moments from the 2014 Emmy Awards.
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Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, costars of HBO's "True Detective" pose at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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Allison Janney, right, presents Kathy Bates with the award for outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or a movie for their work on “American Horror Story: Coven” at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus accepts the award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series for her work on “Veep” at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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Hayden Panettiere, left, and Uzo Aduba presented the award for outstanding directing for a comedy series.
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Ty Burrell accepted the award for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series for his role in “Modern Family” at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Bryan Cranston presented the award for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series, with Louis-Dreyfus playfully pointing out that Cranston once guest starred on "Seinfeld," playing one of her boyfriends.
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Gail Mancuso accepted the award for outstanding directing for a comedy series for her work on “Modern Family” at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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Zooey Deschanel and Amanda Williams presented the award for outstanding writing for a comedy series at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A.
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Jimmy Kimmel presented the award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series — but not before he took a few jabs at Matthew McConaughey who was sitting front and center. He faux-lamented the fact that viewers would (possibly) have to hear him deliver an Emmy speech after just winning the Oscar earlier this year for "Dallas Buyers Club." "Alright, alright, alright already!" Kimmel said.
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Allison Janney accepts the award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series for her role in “Mom” at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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Jim Parsons accepts the award for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for his work on “The Big Bang Theory” at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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John Mulaney and Mindy Kaling presented the award for outstanding reality competition program on stage at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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Jerry Bruckheimer, center, and the producers accepted the award for outstanding reality competition program for their work on “The Amazing Race.”
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Jimmy Fallon presented the award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series on stage at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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Creator, actor, Director and Executive Producer Louis C.K. accepts the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series award for 'Louie' ('So Did the Fat Lady') on stage during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theater on August 25, 2014.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for "Veep" and kissed Bryan Cranston onstage at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Stephen Colbert accepted the award for outstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or a movie on behalf of Martin Freeman for his work on “Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)” at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
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Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey presented the award for outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or a movie on stage at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Andy Samberg and Seth Meyers speak on stage at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre.
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Weird Al Yankovic performed a parody of well-known TV show theme songs on stage at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Amy Poehler and Julia Louis-Dreyfus pose at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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Andy Samberg, portraying Lena Headey's son Joffrey in the show "Game of Thrones," presented the award for outstanding miniseries on stage at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Gwen Stefani and Adam Levine present the award for outstanding variety series on stage at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre.
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Kerry Washington, left, and Liev Schreiber present the award for outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or a movie on stage at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Sarah Silverman of “Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles” accepts the award for outstanding writing for a variety, music or comedy special at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Ricky Gervais presents the award for outstanding writing for a variety, music or comedy special on stage at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Robin Williams was remembered in a touching tribute by actor/comedian Billy Crystal during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Jimmy Fallon spoke for Stephen Colbert and the producers of “The Colbert Report” who took home the award for outstanding variety series at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Aaron Paul accepts the award for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series for his work on “Breaking Bad” at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Sofia Vergara stood on a rotating podium while Television Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum spoke on stage at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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