Sunday, September 18, 2005

And the winners are...

I was out of town the day of the Emmy Award nominations.

Supporting Actor (Comedy): Brad Garrett, Everybody Loves Raymond ("I have to dedicate this to Britney and her baby.)
Supporting Actor (Drama): William Shatner, Boston Legal
Individual performance in variety or musical program: Hugh Jackman, The Tony Awards (He looks like Wolverine but why was Jon Stewart snubbed?)
Reality Program: The Amazing Race
Supporting Actress (Drama): Blythe Danner, Huff
(Right now, they are over 4:11 minutes long)
Supporting actor (miniseries or movie): Paul Newman, Empire Falls
Supporting actress (miniseries or movie): Jane Alexander, Warm Springs
Guest Actor (Comedy): Bobby Cannavale, Will and Grace
Guest Actress (Comedy): Kathryn Joosten, Desperate Housewives
Director (Variety, etc.): Bucky Gunts, The Olympics opening ceremony
Writing (Variety, etc.): The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (80% Jews)
Supporting Actress (Comedy): Doris Roberts, Everybody Loves Raymond
(David Letterman pays tribute to Johnny Carson)
Variety, Music, or Comedy series: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Peter Boyle: "Holy crap!" Jon is much shorter than Brad)
Guest Actor (Drama): Ray Liotta, ER
Guest Actress (Drama): Amanda Plummer, Law and Order: SVU
Directing (Drama): J.J. Abrams, Lost: Pilot
Writing (Drama): David Shore, House
Actor (Miniseries or movie): Geoffrey Rush, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Directing (Miniseries or Movie): Stephen Hopkins, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Writing (Miniseries or Movie): Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Actress (Miniseries or Movie): S. Epatha Merkerson, Lackawanna Blues
(Jon Stewart clip edited for expletives and the truth...was that a bald spot? "George Bush hates Black Sabbath.")
Directing (Comedy): Charles McDougall, Desperate Housewives
Writing (Comedy): Mitchell Hurtwitz, Jim Valley, Arrested Development
Made-for-TV movie: Warm Springs
Miniseries: The Lost Prince: Masterpiece Theatre
(Tribute to the Great Triumvirate of Tom Brokaw, Peter Jennings, and Dan Rather followed by a standing ovation. "We are friends...because we don't see each other very much.)
Actress (Comedy): Felicity Huffman, Desperate Housewives
Actress (Drama): Patricia Arquette, Medium
Actor (Comedy): Tony Shaloub, Monk
Actor (Drama): James Spader, Boston Legal
Series (Drama): Lost
Series (Comedy): Everybody Loves Raymond

Ray deserved it for the final time. Well, that's it for me as the show is in the final minute.

I didn't realize Danny Simon died. His brother is Neil Simon.

Do not renew Emmy Idol

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