HBO, which went into the night with 15 nominations, far and away the most nominations of any TV outlet, took home just one award, for Matt Bomer's supporting performance in the TV movie "The Normal Heart."
And though HBO dominated in the miniseries or TV movie category with three out of five nominations (for "Olive Kitteridge," "The Normal Heart" and
In something of a surprise, Frances McDormand, who earned rave reviews for her performance as the title character in "Olive Kitteridge," lost to
But HBO performed well compared with
Though the major broadcast networks fared well in terms of nominations, with nods for
Instead, Gina Rodriguez, star of freshman CW series "Jane the Virgin," won for actress in a comedy series, beating seasoned veterans including
With its younger-skewing programming, the CW has never been considered an awards contender -- the network has even poked fun of its lightweight reputation -- but all that could be changing thanks to "Jane."