Top Chef Wins Emmy: Reality Series Breaks The Amazing Race's 7-Year Win Streak

08/30/2010 09:31 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

During the 62nd Annual Emmy Awards, Top Chef won the Emmy in the Outstanding Reality-Competition Program category, beating out Project Runway, Dancing with the Stars, and American Idol, and The Amazing Race, which had won the award seven years in a row. It was Top Chef's fourth consecutive nomination.

On stage included Dan Cutforth from the production company Magical Elves, Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, and an absolutely beaming Gail Simmons.