The Emmy nominations were announced today and once again they suck. If your show is on HBO, Showtime, FX or Netflix, then you have a good chance of getting nominated. If not, then you didn’t get nominated.
The biggest snubs were The Carmichael Show, Conan, American Horror Story: Hotel’s Lady Gaga, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Rachel Bloom, Undateable: Live and Sharknado 3. Also missing was The Big Bang Theory and Orange is the New Black from the major categories.
I didn’t post the announcement because Anthony Anderson was really annoying. I used to like him, but since Black-ish became a little bit of a hit, he has become so full of himself. And now that it got it three noms, he will have an ego as huge as one of our Presidential candidates.
What I did like was that American Crime Story Courtney B Vance and Sterling K Brown, and UnReal’s Constance Zimmer got noms, but other than them shows that people don’t watch were nominated.
Making Jimmy Kimmel’s job much harder when he hosts the Emmys on September 18th.
To see the list of the major noms, then click here!
Tonight during the Emmys, while Jimmy Kimmel was presenting Best Actor in a Comedy, he ate the winner’s name so we don’t know who really won the award. He claims it was Jefrey Tambor for Transparent, but there was nominee who wasn’t happy with the results. That nom is Joey Tribbiani, I mean Matt Le Blanc, who was nominated for playing himself on Episodes. So much so, he gave Kimmel a finger, the middle one.
I don’t know why the Friends star thought he won because barely anyone else thought he had a shot, did you?
It was over 100 degrees in Los Angeles today and the show must go on. That means because the Emmys was still happening, celebrities still had to walk the red carpet of the black tie event in their gowns and tuxes. Which means they were sweating like a Presidential candidate at the Republican Debate. We didn’t get to see the celebs sweat because they were all using Dry Idea. There was one person who didn’t use that antiperspirant and his name is Mario Lopez. His revealed that all of that heat entered him into a wet T-shirt contest and he won! Wow, just thought of that shower scene in Nip/Tuck. Now I am wet!
Adam Levine was on The Tonight Show yesterday and Jimmy Fallon and him talked about Gwen Stefani doing a John Travolta to Stephen Colbert’s name. The Maroon 5 singer explained that his Voice co-Coach was having problems saying his name before they presented and he tried to help her out. But when the time came, nerves took over.
Then the NBC late night host explained that his going up there to accept the award was unplanned. Colbore, I mean Coldbear, I mean Colbert, and him had not planned what happened next and it all came naturally.
No doubt that one little f*ck up by the No Doubt singer turned into comedy gold.
It has been 25 years since Woody Harrelson has won an Emmy, so I am sure he was really looking forward to winning another one yesterday. Woody was nominated for Best Actor in a Drama along with his True Detective co-star and BFF, Matthew McConaughey, but both me lost out to Breaking Badâ€™s Bryan Cranston. I guess the loss was too much for the Oscar winner because he was seen with his head down and his hands over his eyes by the silhouette of the Emmy statue. A photo he emailed to his friends like the Farrelly Brothers. Maybe if he watched one of their movies like Dumb and Dumber or The Three Stooges, it would make him feel better.
At least he can try for the Emmy again next year for the second season of the HBO show. Oh wait, he’s not coming back to the show. Poor Woody Harrelson.
This is the second saddest picture from last night. The saddest one was any picture that Lena Dunham’s dress was seen in, but those photos are different kind sad.
Seth Meyers opened the Emmy telecast with the best monologue I’ve seen in ages for the Awards show. I found it so weird that he seemed more comfortable on the huge stage performing in front of hundreds of people, then he does on his late night show. If he did that type of monologue on Late Night, I think I might check it out more often. Wouldn’t you?
When it comes to the rest of his hosting, there was some hits and misses. The audience interaction with Jon Hamm and Melissa McCarthy didn’t work and the Bill Eichner bit was funny but not needed. I liked the Weird Al Yankovic surprise, but it needed to be tightened up and include a few more shows.
Now when it comes to the winners, do the Emmy voters even watch the nominees especially the comedies. I donâ€™t feel that Allison Janney and Julia Louis Dreyfus won for their current work, I think they won for their work from the â€˜90s. Iâ€™m not saying they are bad actress, just saying the current roles are Emmy worthy. Plus, did Jim Parsons and Modern Family really deserve their wins after subpar seasons? We need to come up with a new way for the voters to vote and there needs to be limit on how many wins someone can have in one category for one show. Let somebody else bring home the Emmy. Am I right?
Another thing NATAS shouldnâ€™t do again is have the Emmys so early. It hurt promoting the new shows. Except for Oscar winner Octavia Spencer and Emmy winner Katherine Heigl, none of the new shows were represented. In fact, I donâ€™t remember any commercials for any of NBCâ€™s new shows like A to Z, Constantine and State of Affairs. I thought that was the big part of the Emmys to promote the new season as we close out the old one.
When it comes to the presenters, why werenâ€™t there any representatives from The CW and USA? Matt Bomer doesnâ€™t count because he was there for HBO. I would like to have seen this seasonâ€™s break out stars Jane the Virginâ€™s Gina Rodriguez, Scorpionâ€™s Elyse Gabel, Constantine’s Matt Ryan, Manhattan Love Story’s Analeigh Tipton and/or Gothamâ€™s Oswald Cobblepot up there along with Oscar winners Julia Roberts, who made it about herself, and Halle Berry.
And this goes for all awards shows, stop cutting off the winners when you have presenters like Jimmy Kimmel (who was funny) and Julia Roberts go long. Longer than that kiss that Bryan Cranston gave Julia Louis-Dreyfus. That was a nice moment.
Just wish there were more like them. What did you think of yesterdayâ€™s Emmys?
If you are like me, then you have not seen any of the Emmy nominated dramas. So what are you going to do on Monday? Who will root for? Mom.Me is helping people like us out. They had the cutest little kids reenact the 6 dramas and now I am prepared to say, I would only watch those shows if those little ones were staring in them instead on all the big people that are currently starring in those shows.
What about you?
If you are like me, then you hate the Emmy nominations because you don’t watch any of the shows. Well according to a survey done by YouGov, we are not alone. When asked which of the Emmy nominated dramas the surveyed watched, 46% said none of the above. So what did the other 54% say? 28% said they got a high from Breaking Bad, 24% went to a red wedding with Game of Thrones, 18% traveled to Downton Abbey, 13% smoked with Mad Men, 13% played with House of Cards and 11% spotted True Detective. Now even though 46% said they’ve never seen any of those dramas, 48% said that none of them deserved it. Since I am one of the 46%, I have to say I agree with the 48%.
Now when it comes to the comedies that is a little bit of a different story. Only 30% admitted to never watching any of the nominated sitcoms. When it comes to the other 44%, 52% geeked out over The Big Bang Theory, 34% saw Sofia Vergara’s curves on Modern Family, 17% found Orange is the New Black arresting, 8% laughed with Louie, 7% voted for Veep and just 6% computed with Silicon Valley. Now even though more people watched the comedies, just over a third (34%) of them didn’t think any of them deserved to win. I have seen the top 3, and I have to say I agree. I liked Orange, but it is not a comedy to me. But then again I think that The Goldbergs should bring home the gold statuette.
So now that you know that almost half of the US population hasn’t watched the drama noms and a third haven’t laughed with the comedies, do you think the Emmys need to be changing things up. I say hell to the yes! I get that the Emmys are not a popularity contest, but they are also not an unpopularity contest. There needs to be a happy medium because after all TV is supposed to be a happy medium.
The Emmys noms were announced today and they pretty much suck. Basically a bunch of movie stars who star in shows that no one watches dominated the list. And if they weren’t in movies, then they were people who have been nominated before. So in other words, Seth Meyers has his work cut out for him when he hosts TV’s biggest night.
I could go on a rant about how Anna Faris and Melissa McCarthy only got noms because they do movies, but I did that. I could also say that The Big Bang Theory and Modern Family had their worst seasons yet, and didn’t deserve to get as many noms as they did, but you are thinking the same thing. Maybe it’s me, but I still don’t think Orange is the New Black, Nurse Jackie and Girls are comedies. Basically, I am saying that The Goldbergs deserved noms over all the other “comedies” I listed in this paragraph.
When it comes to the drama noms, I don’t watch any of the shows and I know I am not alone.
I am happy that Sherlock, Fargo and American Horror Story received a lot of noms, but I am not happy that The Normal Heart got a bunch. I am sorry, but that movie was OK. And the Band Played On was a much much much much better movie.
When it comes to reality, where the f*ck was Gordon Ramsay? MasterChef Junior was one of the best reality shows on television this season. Much better than the other nominations.
So now you know how I feel, how do you feel about them?
The 2013 Emmy nomination were announced today and they mostly suck because they are just so freaking elitist. They nominated people and shows that the average television viewer does not watch. For example more people watch NCIS on a weekly than watch all the televised noms combined. And most viewers won’t even know who the people are that got nominated because they don’t watch the shows that they are on.
I am happy that Jimmy Kimmel Live received several nominations for the show including Best Variety and Writing. Also I love that Political Animals was recognized for its greatness even if USA didn’t bring it back for a second season. It’s great to see every adult from Modern Family except for Eric Stonestreet.
Now when it comes to the really bad, Matt Le Blanc didn’t do anything worthy for the nom he got for Episodes this season. Was Al Pacino really that great in Spector when he sounded like himself the whole time? Was Connie Britton really that great on Nashville, when she does the same thing she does in every role she has?
Where is Rob Lowe for Behind the Candelabra? Jeremy Piven for Mr Selfridge? Cloris Leachman playing her own mother on Raising Hope? Lifetime’s Steel Magnolias and Lindsay Lohan for Liz & Dick?
What do you think of the noms? Who’s missing? Who shouldn’t be there?
To see the noms, then click click here!