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WKOW alum wins Emmy


LOS ANGELES (WKOW) --  A WKOW alum took home an Emmy Sunday night.

Steve Levitan won an Emmy for best comedy writing in the ABC series Modern Family. The show also won an Emmy for best comedy series. 

Levitan worked at WKOW as an anchor/reporter in the 1980s. He also graduated from UW-Madison.

Other winners include: "Mad Men" for best drama series, Bryan Cranston's portrayal of a meth dealer in "Breaking Bad" and Kyra Sedgwick's role as a brassy deputy police chief in "The Closer" has earned the pair top drama series acting Emmy Awards. Edie Falco of "Nurse Jackie" and Jim Parsons of "The Big Bang Theory" were honored for their comedy series lead roles. Eric Stonestreet of "Modern Family" and Jane Lynch of "Glee" were honored for
their comedy-series supporting roles.

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