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NBC reportedly blocked ex-Today anchor Ann Curry from appearing in a sketch on the Emmy Awards. Curry was initially pitched to appear in a pre-taped spoof with the Modern Family cast, involving Ed O'Neill and his co-stars wanting to replace Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, who plays Lily Tucker-Pritchett on the series. The proposed sketch would have featured O'Neill speaking to someone off-camera, saying: "You'd be perfect... you've had some experience at this!" Curry then would have been shown sitting opposite O'Neill in a humorous (more) »

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