‘Veep’ wins Best Comedy Emmy, ending ‘Modern Family’ streak
The streak is over!
For years, Modern Family has been unstoppable in the Emmys’ highest comedy category, winning five consecutive Best Comedy Series statuettes — one for every year it’s been eligible.
Now, though, it’s finally been usurped by a fresh winner: HBO’s Veep.
Mel Brooks presented the statuette to creator Armando Iannucci, who held it up as his leading lady, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, prepared to shoot a selfie. Brooks told Iannucci to hoist the award higher; “I’m being directed by Mel Brooks,” the winner quipped, grinning Read more…