09/18/2011 08:16 pm ET Updated Nov 18, 2011

Emmys 2011: Julie Bowen Best Supporting Actress In A Comedy Award Winner (PHOTO)

Jane Lynch is pulling off a flawless hosting job at the Emmys, but her night isn't going entirely as planned.

The "Glee" star was unsuccessful in her defense of her Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, falling to "Modern Family" star Julie Bowen. It was Bowen's first win, her second nomination.. She, and her barely-there-in-front dress, beat out co-star Sofia Vergara.