Apparently the Emmy Award show tonight was a repeat. In the eight main
categories, seven winners—30 Rock, Mad Men,
The Daily Show, The Amazing RaceOutstanding Actress in a Comedy. The other winners of the night were
Neil Patrick Harris, who did more than a respectable job hosting, and
Jimmy Fallon, whose AutoTuned awards presentation provided for the
night's funniest moment.
moment: Neil Patrick Harris said, "Here's hoping Kanye West likes 30 Rock." And Ken Howard, who won the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for his role in HBO's Grey Gardens said, "I'm going to make my speech as brief as possible in the hope that it doesn't get interupted by a congressman or rapper."
John Hodgman, known for his work on The Daily Showa duet with Captain Hammer (Nathan Fillion), complete with a quick
cameo from Felicia Day.
My Emmy predictions turned out to be fairly terrible, though I did get the big two right.
Congrats to this year's winners. Someday Dexter will get its due.
61st Primetime Emmy Award Winners
Outstanding Drama Series: Mad Men, AMC
Outstanding Comedy Series: 30 Rock, NBC
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series: The Daily Show, Comedy Central
Outstanding Reality-Competition Program: The Amazing Race, CBS
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad, AMC
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Glenn Close, Damages, FX
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Michael Emerson, Lost, ABC
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Cherry Jones, 24, Fox
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock, NBC
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Toni Collette, The United States of Tara, Showtime
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men, CBS
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kristin Chenoweth, Pushing Daisies, ABC
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: Brendan Gleeson, Into the Storm, HBO
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, Grey Gardens, HBO
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: Ken Howard, Grey Gardens, HBO
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Shohreh Aghdashloo, House of Saddam, HBO