LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Modern Family" wins its third straight Emmy Award as best comedy.
ABC's sitcom about three households related to each other has grown into the most popular comedy on television. It matches the three Emmys won by its competitor, NBC's "30 Rock," which is nearing the end of its run.
"Modern Family" also beat two freshmen series from HBO, "Girls" and "Veep." Other nominees were CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" and HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm, which has been nominated seven times in this category without a win.
The 64th Primetime Emmys are airing live Sunday from the Nokia Theatre L.A., with Jimmy Kimmel as host.
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
A tornado survivor finds an answer to prayer in the rubble. (Video)
Cuomo to Kardashian: You might be breaking the law.
This fox plays like a cat when he gets his paws on a golf ball. (Video)
Octogenarians are racing to become the oldest to climb Everest.