Heather’s Emmy Diary

I generally hate the Emmys; of all the awards shows, they are the one that I think most consistently get the winners wrong. Emmy voters tend to reward the same people over and over and often celebrate the one person in the category that you were surprised was nominated to begin with (Jon Cryer, anyone?). I can never forgive an institution that failed to recognize The Wire. But I do enjoy Neil Patrick Harris a great deal and think that he is a tremendous host. He’s made the Tonys a great award show to watch, even if you don’t know much about Broadway shows. So it was the affection I have for NPH that got me to tune in, not the actual awards. I kept a running diary of my thoughts as the ceremony unfolded.

Here we go……

  • Supercuts – I approve
  • Is this the first time that Baba Booey  got a shout out during the Emmys?

 

  • Yay – Kimmel is getting involved.
  • FALLON!
  • BIG ovation for Conan. Nice to see all the late night hosts playing nice.
  • Very enjoyable House of Cards spoof.
  •  Tina and Amy – fantastic. Give them the Golden Globes again.

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  • Hey – they gave their popcorn to Matt Damon.

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  • Great stage entrance – I assume that was in homage to Jennifer Lawrence.

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  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in Comedy – Mayim Bialik is my pick. But holy hell there are a LOT of nominees in this category.
  • Whoa – Merritt Wever for Nusrse Jackie. The only show I don’t watch regularly. It’s nice to see Edie Falco so proud of her co-star.
  • Her speech was succinct.

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  • Ooohh… I like Malin Akerman’s dress. LL Cool J is a handsome man, but enough with these hats already.

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  • I like these comedy writer nominees bits. I’m guessing Tina Fey will win since this was the last season of 30 Rock. Emmy voters love to recognize that stuff.
  • Rural Janitor? Did these idiots mean Rural Juror?
  • Ha! Tina: “No one said you could talk.”

 

  • NPH getting a little saucy with that Thailand joke.
  • Ugh – the Deschanel sisters. Not a fan.

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  • Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series – I’ve got Tony Hale. All the Modern Family cast will cancel each other out. Plus he’s great on Veep.
  • I was right – Buster Bluth is an Emmy winner! Hooray.
  • Robin Williams’ tribute to Jonathan Winters. This could go either way; he really just can’t contain himself sometimes even with the best intentions.
  • I don’t know how I feel about these individuals memorials. This seems more like a popularity contest than usual. Plus all this time dwelling on death is kind of downer for an awards ceremony.

 

  • OMG – Jon Hamm is gorgeous even with a beard. I normally wouldn’t consider myself a beard person, but between this and Joe Manganiello, I may have to reconsider.

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  • Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series – no idea. This could go many different ways.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Can’t argue with that. Big night for Veep – and I love Tony Hale coming up with her. They accept in character. Outstanding!

 

  • Margo Martindale and Will Arnett  – two people trapped in a really terrible CBS comedy. They don’t even get to present real awards – just the awards that were already given out.
  • What is Melissa Leo wearing? I’m not even sure if all of those colors go together.

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  • Best directing in a comedy series goes to Gail Manciso for Modern Family. Ugh – the Modern Family obsession at the Emmys continues. But interesting that she is only the second woman to ever win .
  • “Happiest night of her life” – I wonder how her husband and kids feel about that.
  • I love “Blurred Lines” as much as the next person, but I don’t know that it should get mentioned in an Emmy acceptance speech.
  • They are playing people off very quickly – not a fan.
  • Sofía Vergara looks amazing as usual.

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  • Best actor in a comedy series – I’ve got Jim Parsons (Louis C.K. should win, but Emmy voters are conservative and predictable)
  • Yup – I was right. I like Parsons and his portrayal of Sheldon, but I think the character is getting too cartoony.
  • Carl Reiners with the Jean Stapleton memorial – I loved her as Edith Bunker.
  • He’s getting emotional, which is making me emotional.

 

  • This is a terrible transition. You shouldn’t do a promo after a memorial – especially with an older gentleman like Bob Newhart. That’s just tacky.
  • Michael Douglas and Matt Damon , here to introduce a Liberace tribute by Elton John.
  • This is fine and all, but they really should use this time to let award winners speak, not to honor a guy who died 25 years ago just because he happened to be the subject of an HBO movie (which only showed on HBO because theaters wouldn’t distribute it)
  • Plus – I’m kind of over Elton John. I’m fast forwarding through this.

 

  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Mini-series – I hope it is Elizabeth Moss for Top of the Lake.
  • Blah – Laura Linney. I’m sure she was fine, but Moss deserved this.
  • No Jason Segal in this HIMYM bit? I call shenanigans.
  • There he is – um…he looks kind of terrible. Is he sick? Something is off here.
  • This is cute, but this is going on a little long.
  • Ha – “The Ryan Seacrest Center for Excessive Hosting.”

 

  • Connie Britton – Love her. She has the best hair on television.
  • They should have given her better material – their patter was particularly awful.
  • Outstanding writing in a drama series – this has to be Breaking Bad, no?
  • I guess no – Homeland wins.
  • Awww….the guy who won passed away and his widow is accepting his award. This is touching and also means that the speech will probably be pretty short.
  • Yup – simple and short.
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – I don’t want to pick between Christina Hendricks and Anna Gunn, which may be moot since I’m guessing this goes to Maggie Smith.
  • Hot damn! Anna Gunn won! So deserved. I like her dress a lot too.

 

  • Umm orchestra – I don’t suggest playing this woman off – Cranston may get all Heisenberg on you.
  • OK – I have a real beef with this Corey Monteith tribute. I am sad that he died and I liked him a lot, but he in no way accomplished enough to deserve this kind of prominenece. The other people had a lifetime of work and created seminal characters – Glee is kind of a stupid show and Monteith’s acting career was just beginning. His death was shocking, but this is not appropriate.

 

  • Song and dance time with NPH
  • That was impressive tumbling.
  • Again – this is all fine and good, but the time should go to winners.
  • Nathan FIllion – I’m suddenly OK with this number.

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  • Best reality show – Yawn.
  • The Voice wins – hooray I guess.
  • How far away were The Voice team sitting that it took them that log to get to the stage?
  • Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington – did all presenters have head shots when they came out? I didn’t notice them before.
  • Whoa – BURN on Lloyd Nolan, who Carroll apparently didn’t think was very attractive. That’s cold, woman.
  • Kerry Washington looks a little nervous. Perhaps Carroll is a wild card.
  • Supporting Actor in a drama series – love a lot of people in this category, but got to go with Aaron Paul.
  • Bobby Canavale? That, right there, is some bullsh*t. No offense to Mr. Cannavale, who I do like, but you cannot compare anything on Boardwalk Empire to the genius of Breaking Bad. Terrible, terrible choice.
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – I’m so thrown by the winner of the last category that I now have NO idea who wins this. Should be Cranston (or my man Hamm) but I have lost my faith in Emmy voters.
  • JEFF DANIELS??!?!???! WTF EMMY VOTERS? Newsroom is a terrible show and while I got no beef with Daniels, this is an outrage. I literally threw the remote across the room.
  • Seriously – is this some kind of joke? Are these the bizarro awards? When do they give out the real Emmys?
  • Maybe this award show is really Kimmel’s greatest prank ever.
  • This YouTube video sums up how I feel right now:

 

  • Wait – what is happening? Are we doing a memorial to JFK now? Nothing would surprise me at this point.
  • I forgot that JFK, Jr. spent his third birthday at his father’s funeral. That really makes my own crappy birthday not look so bad.
  • Now we’re talking about The Beatles – what year is this?
  • Carrie Underwood singing “Yesterday” – this whole segment is a hodgepodge, a mess and a waste of my time.
  • More Fallon – this is an improvement.
  • The moving microphone – not a new bit, but still amusing.

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  • Lead actress in a Drama – I’m guessing Claire Danes.
  • Whew – the Emmys have gotten back on script. Not who I would have picked (again – got to love Elizabeth Moss), but this makes sense.
  • Nice tribute by Danes to the deceased Homeland writer.
  • It is weird to see Emilia Clarke with her dark hair. I’m used to Khalessi being a blonde. I can’t even begin to imagine Dean Norris with hair.

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  • Best guest actor and actress in a drama series – these were actually already awarded, but I have no idea who won. I’m surprised that Burt Cooper is considered a guest role on Mad Men. No idea on the actors, but Margo Martindale was epic on The Americans.
  • Wrong again – Carrie Preston for The Good Wife (a show that I admittedly do not watch). She’s also on True Blood, so this is kind of a surprise as she isn’t that amazing on that show. But good on her, I guess.
  • Well these people got something right – a standing ovation for first time Emmy winner Bob Newhart. Well deserved.

 

  • Best writing in a variety series – oh man, these are all my babies.
  • Colbert beats Stewart! This usually goes the other way.
  • Michael J. Fox with a tribute to the creator of Family Ties, Gary Goldberg.
  • Outstanding choreography? That’s a thing on TV?
  • That’s nice – they finally get to be on the real broadcast. That’s the equivalent to getting to sit at the grown-up table.

 

  • Those hands coming out of that wall was kind of creepy. It also reminded me of a game on The Price is Right.

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  • The How I Met Your Mother ladies look nice.

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  • Whoa – The Colbert Report wins again for best variety series. Poor John Oliver will never get to host again.
  • Stephen Colbert gives a nice tribute to his mom who passed away this year.
  • Oh man – Edie Falco with the James Gandolfini tribute. This breaks my heart.
  • Edie tearing up = me bawling.

 

  • Who did Anna Faris’ makeup? She looks terrible.

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  • These CBS promos within the ceremony are tacky.
  • Outstanding Writing in a Mini-series – I have no idea who will win, but man did I hate Parade’s End. Critics raved about it, but even with Benedict Cumberbatch I couldn’t get through it. So boring.
  • I really like Kaley Cuoco’s dress.

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  • This was a weird little moment

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  • And now the normal In Memorium segment. Too much focus on death this year. And I hate that the Emmys allow you to hear the applause for each person.
  • I’ll admit – I am half paying attention at this point.
  • Wait – was Kevin Spacey hitting the camera a bit or not? I’m having a hard time figuring out what is planned and what isn’t. I think that’s a problem.

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  • Steven Sorderbergh does not look anything like I thought he did.
  • Best lead actor in a mini-series – has to be Michael Douglas.
  • Who knew Douglas was so funny?

 

  • I’m assuming Outstanding Mini-series will be Behind the Candelabra. It really was so well done.
  • Will Ferrell? What does he have to do with TV? I’m not complaining – he’s hilarious – but seems like an odd choice.
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A family affair – Ferrell brought his three kids on stage with him

  • Best comedy series – Modern Family will win because the Emmy voters are drones.
  • Best drama series – this category is STACKED. It hurts me to choose, but I’m going with Breaking Bad.
  • Yeah! They won the Emmy, bitch!
  • Why am I just finding out that Vince Gilligan’s partner’s name is Holly? This seems like important info.
  • That’s it? It’s over? No wrap up? That was abrupt.

In all honesty, this award show kind of stunk. It was far too depressing and they wasted too much time on stuff that no one cares about, to the detriment of the winners. Neil Patrick Harris gave it his best shot, but there wasn’t much he could do to turn around this sinking ship.  This was boring and there were too many awards where the wrong person won. All the dwelling on death was morbid; this Tweet summed the night up perfectly:

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Boo to the Emmys – you wasted my Sunday night and forced me to not watch Breaking Bad. Shame on you!

A compete list of the 2013 Emmy winners can be found here.

2012 Primetime Emmys

I watched the Emmys so you didn’t have to.

Now normally I wouldn’t be watching the Emmys at all because I generally think they are pretty boring. I find most award shows boring, except for the Academy Awards. And I actually am not particularly bowled over by the Oscars either, but I’m far more invested in the outcome than any other ceremony.

Emmy voters tend to be fairly conservative in their votes; you see a lot of repeat winners a lot of years and I really don’t think that they get it right a lot of the time. The fact that The Wire (sing it with me – THE GREATEST SHOW ON TELEVISION) never received an Emmy in recognition of the outstanding acting is an embarrassment. So I take the results with a grain of salt.

But for you, dear readers, I was willing to give up my Sunday evening and sit through this foolishness. Because what kind of pop culture blogger would I be if I didn’t write something about the Emmys? Probably a more well-rested one, that’s for sure. But I’m willing to take one for the team and while I wasn’t at all impressed with the Emmys, there were a few moments that I was glad I did get to see live.

I kept a running diary of my thoughts as I was watching the show; now that I’m another year older my memory just isn’t what it used to be and I didn’t want to deprive you of my witty observations and insights. That just wouldn’t be fair to you. So without further ado, Heather’s thoughts on the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards.

Red Carpet – didn’t watch it. I got home too late from football to catch it and it’s really just not up my alley.

Jimmy Kimmel’s Cold Open – I like Jimmy Kimmel a lot and I generally think he was a good choice to host, but this cold open didn’t do anything for me. The entire premise was just too silly, plus it forced me to put up with Zooey Deschanel, who is like nails on a chalkboard to me. Props to Lena Dunham for continuing to be awesome and get naked for the bit – something that those of us who watch Girls know she is willing to do – but I thought everyone involved deserved better.

I much preferred this opening from when Jimmy Fallon hosted a few years ago. This also cemented my total infatuation with Jon Hamm – he can sing on top of everything else? Swoon.

Opening monologue – generally pretty tepid. Not looking for Ricky Gervais’ scorched Earth technique that he employs at the Golden Globes, but this is doing Kimmel a disservice. He’s a funny guy. And it took approximately one minute for the obligatory Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo reference.

Supporting Actor in a Comedy

Nominees: Ed O’Neill (Modern Family), Jeese Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family), Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live) and Max Greenfield (New Girl)

Winner: Eric Stonestreet

I love seeing Amy Poehler and Louis CK together, so I am glad that they paired them for presenting. They were so cute on Parks and Recreation and both are awesome. Poehler looks fantastic.

This seems like a good time to say that I am kind of over Modern Family. It’s still a reasonably funny show, but it has not been nearly as good as everyone thinks since the first season. They have made Cam into a cartoon character and the story telling has, in my opinion, gotten very lazy. I’m not saying that it is bad, but it doesn’t deserve all the Emmy nominations. 4 actors from the same show in the same category is kind of ridiculous. I don’t really love any of these nominations.

Best Writing in a Comedy Series

Nominees: Louie, Girls, Parks and Recreation (2 episodes) and Community

Winner: Louis C.K, Louie

This is a very tough category, but I agree with Louis CK for the win. He’s a one man show; he does everything and deserves the recognition. But I would have been happy with any of these shows to win. The episode of Community that was nominated was brilliant. They really are all great. Lena Dunham received a lot of nominations, but I don’t think she’s actually going to win anything. I’m not a fan of these video vignettes of the nominees; I hope they aren’t going to use them all night. And I hope this is the end of all the Zooey I’ll have to endure for the evening. “Siri, what’s an Emmy?” Blech.

Supporting Actress in a Comedy

Nominees: Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory), Merritt Wever (Nurse Jackie), Julie Bowen (Modern Family), Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live), Sofia Vergara (Modern Family), Kathryn Joosten (Desperate Housewives)

Winner – Julie Bowen

I wasn’t particularly in love with these nominations either. I think they overlooked a number of performances that were much better than some of these. Merritt Wever looks terrible; her hair is an absolute mess. She should have paid someone to do it for her and if she did pay someone she should get her money back. I thought Kristen Wiig might have a shot here, but I should have known that no one stops the Modern Family steamroller. I am convinced that Julie Bowen is nuts; I have never seen an interview with her where I didn’t think that and this acceptance speech is doing nothing to disprove that. Though it is making me more impressed with the writers on Modern Family.

Guest Actor and Actress awards in Comedy

I’m with Matthew Perry – it’s kind of silly to go over the nominees for awards that were already given. And while no one can doubt my love as Jimmy Fallon, Jon Hamm was robbed in the guest Emmy category. He seriously killed in that live episode of 30 Rock. KILLED IT.

OK. I have to give it to them – that Modern Family vignette about the actress playing Lily being a monster was pretty darn funny. I’ll give credit where credit is due.

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Nominees: Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men), Louis C.K. (Louie), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), Don Cheadle (House of Lies), Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)

Winner: Jon Cryer

It’s nice to see Mindy Kaling and Melissa McCarthy. Both are very funny ladies. But ugh – there is more to Melissa McCarthy than just rehashing her character from Bridesmaids. It’s getting old.

WHAT IS HAPPENING?!?!? Jon Cryer wins for Two and a Half Men? This is when the Emmys lost all credibility. That show is a steaming pile of poo. I’ve got no beef with Cryer, but he has business winning. I would have loved to see Louis C.K., but I would have been OK with Baldwin, who is always solid, or Larry David, who does what he does so well. Parsons is very good on BBT, but Sheldon is getting a little old. But Jon Cryer? Seriously? This will only encourage Chuck Lorre and no one wants that.

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Nominees: Zooey Deschanel (New Girl), Lena Dunham (Girls), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie), Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), Tina Fey (30 Rock), Julia Louis-Drefus (Veep), Melissa McCarthy (Mike and Molly)

I did enjoy Kimmel referring to presenters as “award giver outers.” That just sounded funny

Colbert! If I wasn’t already excited about these nominees, having Stephen Colbert present would have done the trick. He’s fantastic. I’m glad Julia Louis-Dreyfus won. Veep is great and I just love her from her Seinfeld days. A really funny lady. And that bit with Amy Poehler was really good.

Reality TV…..zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Winner – Outstanding Reality Competition Program: Amazing Race

Winner – Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program: Tom Bergeron

Random thoughts: The Beek at the Emmys? I never thought I would see the day that James Van der Beek was a presenter! And I appreciated them announcing the football score instead of stupid award show patter.

The Amazing Race almost always wins this. I have no idea why. It’s OK, but I wouldn’t consider it the juggernaut that it has become.

This The Big Bang Theory skit is funny. Sheldon watching the Emmys just for the accountants is pretty accurate. CPA! CPA!

 

I didn’t think Betty White was allowed to lose anything. Guess I was wrong. As long as Seacrest didn’t win I was happy. I dislike him intensely for no legitimate reason. Though he did help unleash the Kardashians on America, so I guess that is a reason.

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Nominees: Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), Giancarlo Espositio (Breaking Bad), Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey), Jim Carter (Downton Abbey), Jared Harris (Mad Men), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)

Winner: Aaron Paul

Holy Crap! Aaron Paul, bitches! I am so happy for him. He’s freaking amazing. Magnets! This was a tough category. I wouldn’t have been at all surprised if Giancarlo Espositio or Peter Dinklage won. In fact, this category has an embarrassment of riches. There were some fantastic performances last year.

This prank with Tracy Morgan doesn’t exactly work, but is moderately amusing. When channeled correctly, Morgan is pretty funny; when left to his own devices, he tends to get in trouble.

Presenters Martha Plimpton and Jeremy Davies may have the craziest hair combo of the night.

I generally hate the In Memorium segment, so Jimmy Kimmel paying tribute to himself, with Josh Groban singing “Beautiful” by One Direction was a nice change of pace.

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Nominees: Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire), Michael C. Hall (Dexter), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Damian Lewis (Homeland)

Winner: Damian Lewis

How the f&$k does Jon Hamm not have an Emmy? This is crap! I’m outraged.

Lead Actress in a Drama

Nominees: Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife), Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey). Elizabeth Moss (Mad Men), Kathy Bates (Harry’s Law), Claire Danes (Homeland)

Winner: Claire Danes

OK. I get it. I need to watch Homeland. I’m kind on the fence with Claire Danes – something about her rubs me the wrong way – but clearly this is a good show. Would have liked to see Elizabeth Moss recognized, but I’m OK with it. Plus Danes worked “baby daddy” into her speech, so that was fun.

Outstanding Variety Series

Nominees: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, Real Time with Bill Maher, Saturday Night Live, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Winner: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

10 years in a row for Jon Stweart and the team at The Daily Show. Well deserved – and glad to see the blood feud with Colbert and Fallon lives on.

Supporting Actress in a Mini-series or Movie

Nominees: Sarah Paulson (Game Change), Frances Conroy (American Horror Story), Jessica Lange (American Horror Story), Judy Davis (Page Eight), Mare Winningham (Hatfields and McCoys)

Winner: Jessica Lange

I still don’t understand how American Horror Story is a miniseries. But whatever. That ship has sailed. Jessica Lange was pretty fantastic so I’m OK with her win. She made Constance one of the most interesting characters on that show, which is impressive when one of your costars is a guy in a gimp costume.

Supporting Actor in a Mini-series or Movie

Nominees: Ed Harris (Game Change), Denis OHare (American Horror Story), David Stathairn (Hemingway and Gellhorn), Martin Freeman (Sherlock), Tom Berenger (Hatfields and McCoys)

Winner: Tom Berenger

I would have given this to Martin Freeman for Sherlock; I liked Hatfields and McCoys just fine, but Sherlock was far better and smarter. I didn’t even realize that Tom Berenger was in Hatfields and McCoys, however, so I guess he really disappeared into that role. Or I just wasn’t paying attention.

Lead Actress in a Mini-series or movie

Nominees: Julianne Moore (Game Change), Connie Britton (American Horror Story), Nicole Kidman (Hemingway and Gellhorn), Emma Thompson (The Song of Lunch), Ashley Judd (Missing)

If your show is cancelled because it is terrible, you should not get to be considered a mini-series/movie. Ashley Judd, I’m looking at you. TV loves to reward film actors who “slum it” by appearing on the small screen, so I’m not at all surprised that Julianne Moore won. I didn’t love Game Change, but thought Moore did a good job overall. Palin has been very good for actors, as Tina Fey won an Emmy for playing her on SNL.

Lead Actor in a Mini-series or movie

Nominees: Woody Harrelson (Game Change), Clive Owen (Hemingway and Gellhorn), Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock), Idris Elba (Luther), Kevin Costner (Hatfields and McCoys), Bill Paxton (Hatfields and McCoys)

Winner: Kevin Costner

Presenter Gennifer Goodwin = adorbs. Man ABC is really pimping out their entire stable of stars tonight. Has anyone not presented?

I was pulling for Benedict Cumberbatch (who actually deserved it) or Idris Elba (who I just love) for this one, but I figured that Kevin Costner would win as the biggest name nominated. Emmy voters are fairly predictable. But man, Costner did not look at all happy to be there. And what the hell was he talking about?

Outstanding Drama Series

Nominees: Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Mad Men, Homeland, Game of Thrones

Winner: Homeland

This best drama category is like picking my favorite child – I love them all so much. So of course the only one I don’t watch wins. This Homeland is quite a show; I have 7 days to watch the first season.

Outstanding Comedy Series

Nominees: Curb Your Enthusiasm, Girls, 30 Rock, Veep, Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory

Winner: Modern Family

Yay! Michael J. Fox is a presenter. I’d like to see him and Tom Hanks in a “nicest man in Hollywood”-off.

Blurg. Another bs win for Modern Family. It ain’t the shit, y’all. The best comedies weren’t even nominated, so I don’t even count this award.

LOL – not only did the cast of Modern Family get played off, they actually TURNED THE LIGHTS OFF on them. Brilliant. This year’s Emmy director just screwed himself out of an Emmy next year. Peeps don’t like that. A very weird ending.

The 2012 Emmys were kind of a mixed bag this year; Kimmel was fine, but is capable of much more. Modern Family won too many awards. I’m now stressed out about catching up on Homeland. Some of the best shows weren’t nominated for the right awards (I still love you Community!). I think I would have been better off going to bed early and just reading the results the next morning.

Did you watch the Emmys? What did you think?