Emmy 2011 winners: Downton Abbey"s popularity across the ocean is cemented


Best of British! Downton Abbey”s ladies celebrate as its popularity across the ocean is cemented with a big win at the Emmys

12:00 PM on 19th September 2011

Ecstatic: Downton Abbeycast members (l-r) Elizabeth McGovern (Cora, Countess of Grantham), Joanne Froggatt (Anna) and Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary Crawley) pose for a photograph backstage at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles

Ecstatic: Downton Abbeycast members (l-r) Elizabeth McGovern (Cora, Countess of Grantham), Joanne Froggatt (Anna) and Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary Crawley) pose for a photograph backstage at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles

Abbey to be a winner: Donwton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes accepts the Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special award from actor Jeremy Piven

Abbey to be a winner: Donwton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes accepts the Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special award from actor Jeremy Piven

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Downton”s finest: Elizabeth McGovern, Joanne Froggatt and Michelle Dockery hold one of the show”s four awards

Jolly good show! Downton Abbey creator and writer Julian Fellowes beams as he holds up two awards, including a writing nod for him

Big winner: The UK series Downton Abbey cleaned up, winning four Emmy awards, including a writing nod for Julian Fellowes who appeared stunned that the series had won

British import wins big: The cast and crew line up for a picture with their awards

British import wins big: The cast and crew line up for a picture with their awards

Share the glory: The Downton Abbey ladies clutch their award backstage

Share the glory: The Downton Abbey ladies clutch their award backstage

A hit: Emmy votes embraced Downton Abbey, which aired in America on the PBS network

A hit: Emmy voters embraced Downton Abbey which airs in America on the PBS network