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Emmy Awards Snubs And Surprises 2013: Kerry Washington, 'The Colbert Report,' Jessica Lange, '30 Rock'

09/23/2013 12:46 am ET | Updated Sep 23, 2013

The Emmy Awards held a bevy of surprises -- Jeff Daniels took home the top drama acting award! -- and a slew of snubs -- Jessica Lange! -- at the 2013 awards ceremony.

The 65th Primetime Emmys, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, saw many first-time winners and a few old favorites take home the golden statue.

Below are some of the snubs and surprises from the 2013 Emmy Awards.

SURPRISE: Tony Hale took home his first Emmy for "Veep." Hale, aka Buster Bluth from "Arrested Development," also appeared on-stage behind his co-star Julia Louis-Dreyfus as she accepted her award.

tony hale

SNUB: Amy Poehler, yet again, did not take home the award for playing Leslie Knope on "Parks & Recreation." However, she did steal the show thanks to a bit she did with Tina Fey.

amy poehler

SNUB: Jessica Lange, looking flawless in a dress also worn by Jane Fonda on "The Newsroom," did not with the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries/Movie. The award went to Laura Linney for "The Big C: Hereafter."

jessica lange

SURPRISE: Merritt Wever won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and had the best acceptance speech ever.

merrit wever

SNUB: "30 Rock" stars (mainly Jane Krakowski) were shut out of each of their categories and the show didn't pick up a final Outstanding Comedy Series trophy. However, the show picked up an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series for the series finale.

jane krakowski

SNUB: "Louie." Louis C.K. lost out on the awards for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Writing for a Comedy Series, Directing in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Comedy Series.

louis ck

SURPRISE: Jeff Daniels winning Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for "The Newsroom." Daniels beat out favorites Bryan Cranston for "Breaking Bad," Kevin Spacey for "House of Cards" and Jon Hamm for "Mad Men."

jeff daniels

elisabeth moss

SURPRISE: Bobby Cannavale. The "Boardwalk Empire" actor beat out "Breaking Bad" favorites Aaron Paul and Jonathan Banks and past winner "Game Of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage.

bobby cannavale

SURPRISE: "The Colbert Report" unseated "The Daily Show" and wins Outstanding Variety Series. "The Daily Show" had a 10 year streak.

colbert report

SNUB: Kerry Washington for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. The "Scandal" star was considered by many to have the award on lock. Had she won, Washington would've been the first African-American woman to take home the award.

kerry washington

Who do you think was a surprise? Snubbed?

2013 Emmy Winners

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