the Emmys, as always, were a baffling mess

August 30, 2010 | celebrity | editor | 0 Comments

The Hollywood Reporter says the ratings for last nights Emmy Awards were just slightly higher than last year (a 10.0 in 2009, a 10.1 for 2010) which proves that people will watch anything because that show never makes any god damn sense. First of all, everyone always looks like hell. January Jones looked like a fishing lure, and Anna Paquin dressed up like Judge Dredd.

Then on top of that, the winners usually suck, highlighted last night by Jim Parsons winning Best Actor in a Comedy. What they’re saying is that the funniest person on TV this year was a guy on ‘the Big Bang Theory’, and that he was better in a comedy than Larry David or Alec Baldwin, or Adam Scott in ‘Party Down’ or Joel McHale in ‘Community’.

How does someone that simple minded even figure out how to vote? How many ballots were sent before they stopped eating them? It would be like an award for a suspense movie, and ‘the Usual Suspects’ losing to a home movie of someone playing ‘Got Your Nose’ with a toddler. “Where did it go?’, Emmy voters would cry out in disbelief!

Best Series, Drama: Mad Men
Nominated: ‘Breaking Bad’ ‘Dexter’ ‘Lost’ ‘The Good Wife’ ‘True Blood’

Best Series, Comedy: Modern Family
Nominated: ‘Nurse Jackie’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ ’30 Rock’ ‘Glee’ ‘The Office’

Best Actress, Comedy: Edie Falco ‘Nurse Jackie’
Nominated: Tina Fey ’30 Rock’ Lea Michele ‘Glee’ Julia Louis-Dreyfus ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’ Amy Poehler ‘Parks and Recreation’ Toni Collette ‘United States of Tara’

Best Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Eric Stonestreet ‘Modern Family’
Nominated: Neil Patrick Harris ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Chris Colfer ‘Glee’ Jon Cryer ‘Two And A Half Men’ Ty Burrell ‘Modern Family’ Jesse Tyler Ferguson ‘Modern Family’

Best Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Jane Lynch ‘Glee’
Nominated: Kristen Wiig ‘Saturday Night Live’ Sofia Vergara ‘Modern Family’ Jane Krakowski ’30 Rock’ Holland Taylor ‘Two and A Half Men’ Julie Bowen ‘Modern Family’

Best Actor, Drama: Bryan Cranston ‘Breaking Bad’
Nominated: Michael C. Hall ‘Dexter’ Hugh Laurie ‘House’ Jon Hamm ‘Mad Men’ Matthew Fox ‘Lost’ Kyle Chandler ‘Friday Night Lights’

Best Actress, Drama: Kyra Sedgwick ‘The Closer’
Nominated: Connie Britton ‘Friday Night Lights’ Glenn Close ‘Damages’ Mariska Hargitay ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ January Jones ‘Mad Men’ Julianna Margulies ‘The Good Wife’

Best Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul ‘Breaking Bad’
Nominated: Andre Braugher ‘Men of a Certain Age’ Michael Emerson ‘Lost’ John Slattery ‘Mad Men’ Martin Short ‘Damages’ Terry O’Quinn ‘Lost’

Best Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Archie Panjabi ‘The Good Wife’
Nominated: Rose Byrne ‘Damages’ Christine Baranski ‘The Good Wife’ Elisabeth Moss ‘Mad Men’ Christina Hendricks ‘Mad Men’ Sharon Gless ‘Burn Notice’

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