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Emmys: 'Veep' Unseats 'Modern Family' for Best Comedy

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In a surprise, HBO's Veep beat out five-time winner Modern Family for the Best Comedy Emmy Category.

The Julia Louise-Dreyfus-starrer ended Modern Family's five-year run as the top comedy series on television. Veep also beat out HBO’s Silicon Valley, NBC’s Park & Recreation, Amazon’s Transparent, FX Network’s Louie, and Netflix’ Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.