Louis C.K. Picks Up Third Consecutive Writing Emmy at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards

Louis C.K. has the write stuff… And, the Emmy to prove it.

The 46-year-old Mexican American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer picked up his third consecutive writing Emmy at Monday night’s 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Louis C.K.

Louis C.K., who was nominated for five Emmy awards this year, took home the award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for penning FX’s critically acclaimed comedy series Louie, a show that he created, stars in, writes for, directs and edited until February 2012.

It’s the second Emmy for Louis C.K., the creator, star, writer, director,and one-time editor of Louie, after his win in the same category in 2012. He also took home an Emmy in 2013 in the Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special for penning his HBO special Louis C.K.: Oh My God.

In all, Louis C.K. has won five Emmys during his illustrious career, with his first in 1999 for serving as a writer on HBO’s The Chris Rock Show.

Here’s a complete look at the winners at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards:

Drama series
Breaking Bad, AMC

Comedy series:
Modern Family, ABC

Actor, drama series:
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Actress, drama series:
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife (CBS)

Actor, comedy series
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Actress, comedy series
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO)

Supporting actor, drama series:
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Supporting actress, drama series:
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Supporting actor, comedy series:
Ty Burrell, Modern Family (ABC)

Supporting actress, comedy series:
Allison Janney, Mom (CBS)

Guest actor, drama series
Joe Morton, Scandal (ABC)

Guest actress, drama series:

Allison Janney, Masters of Sex (Showtime)

Writing, drama series:
Moira Walley-Beckett, Breaking Bad, AMC

Directing, drama series
Cary Joji Funkunaga, True Detective, HBO

Guest actor, comedy series:
Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Guest actress, comedy series
Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black (Netflix)

Writing, comedy series
Louis C.K., Louie, FX

Directing, comedy series
Gail Mancuso, Modern Family


Competition reality program
The Amazing Race (CBS)

Reality host:
Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night (NBC)

Structured reality program:
Shark Tank, ABC

Unstructured reality program:
Deadliest Catch 10, Discovery


Variety series:
The Colbert Report, Comedy

Writing, variety series
The Colbert Report, Comedy

Directing, variety series
Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live (Jimmy Fallon), NBC

Variety special
AFI Lifetime Achievement Awards: A Tribute to Mel Brooks (TNT)

Writing, variety special
Sarah Silverman: We Are All Miracles, HBO

Directing, variety special
Glenn Weiss, 67th Annual Tony Awards, CBS


The Normal Heart, HBO

Actor, miniseries or movie:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece/PBS)

Actress, miniseries or movie:
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Supporting actor, miniseries or movie:
Martin Freeman, Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece/PBS)

Supporting actress, miniseries or movie:
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Writing, miniseries or movie

Steven Moffat, Sherlock: His Last Vow, Masterpiece/PBS

Directing, miniseries or movie
Colin Bucksey, Fargo (FX)

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