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Emmy Wrap: 'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' Clean Up During Dull Evening Capped by Star-Packed HBO Party (Video)

Emmy Wrap: 'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' Clean Up During Dull Evening Capped by Star-Packed HBO Party (Video)
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, proved to be a gratifying night for big winners "Homeland," "Modern Family" and "Game Change"— "and no one watching at home," reports Salon. "Everything was just ... fine," writes Vulture. "Nothing bombed miserably, but nothing burned particularly brightly, either." NPR is blunt: "That was just not a very good show." "Homeland," the tense CIA drama about a terrorist plot on American soil, won the 2012 Emmy Award for Best Drama, preventing "Mad Men" from breaking a record by winning five consecutive Best Drama awards. Claire Danes won Best Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of a complex CIA agent in the show, while Damian Lewis' Best Actor in a Drama win for "Homeland" deterred Bryan Cranston from four awards in the category. Vulture reports that "Mad Men" was the...
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Will Emmys split into two shows next year?

Will Emmys split into two shows next year?
Will the Primetime Emmys be divided into two shows?

That's just one of the ideas circulating Monday, the day after the 62nd Primetime Emmys Awards show drew an on-par 13 million viewers for NBC.

The major TV networks have broached the idea with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences of expanding the number of networks that share in the rotation of the Primetime Emmy awards show to include cable networks and possibly to split it into two separate shows, one for broadcast and another to air on cable or pay TV.

These and other ideas came up in a meeting between executives of CBS, NBC, Fox and ABC in early August, according to a report on the Wall Street Journal's website Monday.

While the audience for Sunday's show was up from 2008, it was still down by nearly a third from 2002, the last time the major networks negotiated a license agreement with
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Early Emmy ratings on par with last year

Early Emmy ratings on par with last year
The early Emmy numbers are in and the result is too close to call.

The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards generated a 10.1 household rating in the local metered market household ratings.

Last year's telecast, which aired in late September, pulled a 10.0.

Overall, the current numbers represent a three-year high, according to an NBC analyst.

The national ratings will be out in a few hours. In the meantime, read yesterday's Live Feed post predicting that Emmy numbers would rise slightly and running down the unique factors this year potentially impacting the outcome.
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2010 Primetime Emmy Award Winners!

The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Winners! The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences held The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday night at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles and broadcast live coast-to-coast exclusively on NBC.

This year's Awards show was hosted by Jimmy Fallon, and celebrated some fresh faces and new programs such as Modern Family, which won best comedy over 30 Rock, which has held to that title for three consecutive years.

The night's biggest shocker winner was Bravo's Top Chef, who knocked out The Amazing Race from its seven-year winning streak.

But not all winning streaks are meant to be broken: Mad Men took home its third consecutive win for best drama.

Check out the list of the winners below!

Outstanding Drama

Mad MenBreaking BadDexterThe Good WifeLostTrue Blood

Outstanding Comedy

Modern Family30 RockCurb Your EnthusiasmGleeNurse JackieThe Office

Outstanding Actor in a Drama

Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad
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'Modern,' 'Mad' Twist to 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards

The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards delivered a night of genuine surprises and evenly distributed accolades, with "Mad Men" coming out on top for the third consecutive year as Outstanding Drama Series -- and "Modern Family" out-dysfunctioning "Glee" for Outstanding Comedy Series. Read on for the recap! Get the complete list of Emmy winners Here! The big upset of the night truly was achieved by "Modern Family," as the momentum and popularity of "Glee" was expected by many to out-sing the competition, which included powerhouse "30 Rock," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Nurse Jackie" and "The Office." On the drama side, many may have hoped that "Lost" would win, given that that this year marked its swan song, but "Mad Men" still beat out the Oceanic castaways as well as "Dexter," "The Good Wife," "True Blood" and "Breaking Bad." "Breaking Bad" still had a good night, with Bryan Cranston celebrating his third consecutive Emmy
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2010 Emmys: Edie Falco and Jim Parsons Win Comedy Lead

"Tonight we're going to celebrate your work," host Jimmy Fallon told the audience before the Primetime Emmy Awards began on Sunday, August 29. Shortly after, names like Edie Falco and Jim Parsons were called to ascend the stage and receive the honor of their work.

Falco is the winner of Best Leading Actress in a Comedy for Showtime's "Nurse Jackie". She said on the acceptance speech, "Oh, this is the most ridiculous thing that has ever happened in the history of this awards show. I'm not funny!". Parsons is the winner of the Leading Actor in Comedy for CBS' "The Big Bang Theory". "Now I know how much I didn't think this was going to happen. Some of you apparently voted for me. That was very sweet," Parsons said.

Falco and Parsons are only two of the winners which were announced in the first half hour of the event. Eric Stonestreet
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The Horror of the 62nd Primetime Emmys

The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards are off and running with host Jimmy Fallon, and we'll be keeping tabs on which, if any, of the horror-themed nominees are taking home the gold. Keep it here for regular updates as events unfold.

With just "Dexter" and "True Blood" representing the genre in its purest form, we'll also include "Lost" news since we know a lot of our readers (and staff) are fans of the show, final episode notwithstanding.

Visit the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for more info, and, in case you want to watch it along with us, tune in to the live broadcast on NBC on Sunday, August 29th at 8:00 Pm Et/5:00 Pm Pt.

First genre sighting of the night: Nina Dobrev from "The Vampire Diaries" appears in the opening production number ... and looks and sounds great, too. Winner: Steve Shill of "Dexter" - Outstanding Directing For A
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'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' win top Emmys

'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' win top Emmys
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards began with a song and dance number with host Jimmy Fallon and surprise guests, including Tina Fey, "Glee" cast members, Jon Hamm and Betty White, but the night spotlighted many first-time winners and featured some upsets.

AMC's "Mad Men" took home its third straight award for top drama, while newcomer and critical favorite "Modern Family" grabbed its first win for comedy series.

When "Family" co-creator Steve Levitan referred to the lack of recognition for writers as he accepted on behalf of the cast and crew, he joked, "That's Hollywood!"

The first Emmy of the night went to "Family's" Eric Stonestreet, who took home his first statuette for supporting actor. The ABC comedy continued its streak, winning for writing.
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Emmys Night Belongs To 'Glee,' 'Modern Family'

Host Jimmy Fallon adds slushees and Twitter to the awards-show mix.

By Mawuse Ziegbe

Jimmy Fallon onstage at the 62nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards

Photo: Kevin Winter/ Getty Images

The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards kicked off not with a bang, but with a splash. Host Jimmy Fallon corralled the cast of the Emmy Award-nominated hit "Glee" for a cold open straight out of McKinley High.

Enlisting stars like Jon Hamm, Tina Fey and Betty White, while dodging an overeager Kate Gosselin, the gang jumped around until Jane Lynch doused Fallon and Fey with a candy-colored slushee, demanding to be added to the song-and-dance number. Then things really got poppin'.

Fallon punched up the Emmys telecast with digital and musical touches similar to those he often uses on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon." He didn't slow-jam any of the categories, but the comedian did strap on an acoustic guitar to introduce
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Jimmy Fallon on the Emmys, Playing Wii with the Queen, and His Fantasy Mad Men Project

Jimmy Fallon on the Emmys, Playing Wii with the Queen, and His Fantasy Mad Men Project
For the past two weeks, Jimmy Fallon has been spending his Late Night vacation days in Los Angeles as he prepares to host this Sunday's 62nd Emmy Awards, an esteemed gig that will put him in the company of legendary entertainers like Lucille Ball, Ed Sullivan, Frank Sinatra, and Johnny Carson. Unlike the hosts before him, the Saturday Night Live alum will be relying on his Twitter network for intros and in turn, NBC will be relying on Fallon to smoothly move the telecast along, skirting any potential grenades that the Outstanding Variety Series winner might bring.

With this in mind, Movieline caught up with the late night host at an NBC party a few weeks ago to discuss his take on award shows, his recent social networking failure, and Will Arnett's greatest Emmy diss.
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Become Part Of The Emmys Tweet Jimmy Fallon

The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Sunday August, 29th. This year's Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon, famous for his gig as host of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He hosted the MTV Movie Awards in 2001 and 2005, and in 2002 he hosted the Video Music Awards.This will be the first telecast to be televised live coast-to-coast since the 34th ceremony hold in 1976.According to the New York Daily News, both Fallon and the producers of the Emmy Awards want followers of Jimmy Fallon on Twitter to tweet lines that Fallon can use when introducing the various presenters who will announce the Emmy Awards and their winners throughout the evening. All the rules are at NBC.com.Also on the card for the night, George Clooney is set to be honored with the Hope Humanitarian Award.Here are the nominees:(The drama to receive the most nominations is Mad Men,
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Emmy Host Jimmy Fallon Gives 'Extra' a Sneak Peek

Emmy Host Jimmy Fallon Gives 'Extra' a Sneak Peek
Jimmy Fallon is hosting the Emmys this Sunday, and he gave "Extra" the inside scoop on all the shenanigans he's planned for the show.

The big buzz is over the opening numbers, which includes many of TV's A-listers, including Betty White, who told "Extra," "Jimmy Fallon is doing something at the beginning so we're all doing it together. I have no idea what it is yet."

Fallon confirmed, "I put a call out to as many people.
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AccessHollywood.com To Team Up With NBC.com For Emmys Red Carpet Online Show

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AccessHollywood.com To Team Up With NBC.com For Emmys Red Carpet Online Show
For the first time in the history of the Primetime Emmy Awards, viewers will be able to see exclusive behind-the-scenes content when NBC.com and Emmys.com partner with Ustream.com to provide a live unique perspective of The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, airing live coast-to-coast on NBC (5 - 8 Pm Pt, 8 - 11 Pm Et), on Sunday, August 29.

Seven cameras positioned in various areas backstage at the Emmys will "eavesdrop" and capture exciting moments and candid reactions from television's biggest stars. Viewers will be able to see nominees, presenters and performers prepare to take ...

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Twitter Fans Help Jimmy Fallon Write Emmy Introduction Speeches

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NBC late night funnyman, Jimmy Fallon has been tapped to host The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards live from Los Angeles on Sunday August 29th, 2010. As host, there are two imperative jobs - make sure that the evening goes by without a hitch and perform a killer introduction that will set the vibe for the rest of the evening. For the first time in Emmy history, the host is looking to the fans to help write the presenter introduction speeches, instead of using the talented staff writers. Via Twitter, Fallon will be picking the funniest, zippiest 140-character tweets that he will read live on national television each time a presenter walks on stage. There is a possibility that your tweet could be read live at the Emmy’s! Jon Hamm (Mad Men (TV)), Tina Fey (30 Rock (TV)) and Matthew Morrison (Glee (TV)) are three of the fifteen presenters that will be
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Twitter Fans Help Jimmy Fallon Write Emmy Introduction Speeches

  • PopStar
NBC late night funnyman, Jimmy Fallon has been tapped to host The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards live from Los Angeles on Sunday August 29th, 2010. As host, there are two imperative jobs - make sure that the evening goes by without a hitch and perform a killer introduction that will set the vibe for the rest of the evening. For the first time in Emmy history, the host is looking to the fans to help write the presenter introduction speeches, instead of using the talented staff writers. Via Twitter, Fallon will be picking the funniest, zippiest 140-character tweets that he will read live on national television each time a presenter walks on stage. There is a possibility that your tweet could be read live at the Emmy’s! Jon Hamm (Mad Men (TV)), Tina Fey (30 Rock (TV)) and Matthew Morrison (Glee (TV)) are three of the fifteen presenters that will be
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The Daily Beast: "2010 Emmys: Who Will Win This Year?"

With the 2010 Emmy Awards less than a week away, it's time to take a look at this year's front-runners and weigh the major races that are already underway. Over at The Daily Beast, you can read my latest feature, "2010 Emmys: Who Will Win This Year?" in which I take a look (via a visual gallery) at who will win the top spots this year and who should be taking home those statuettes come August 29th. Do you agree with my assessments? Think Julianna Margulies is a lock? Or do you think that I'm wrong and Aaron Paul won't get overlooked for a Best Supporting Actor award? Head to the comments section to discuss and debate and post your take on the major categories. The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards will air live coast to coast on Sunday, August 29th on NBC.

Read the full article at Televisionary (http://www.televisionarytv.com
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Tina Fey, Will Arnett and More to Present at Emmy Awards

Tina Fey, Will Arnett, Stephen Colbert, Edie Falco and Laurence Fishburne have been added to the roster of distinguished presenters at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards! Four of the presenters are also up for awards on August 29: "30 Rock" star Fey is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Comedy Series, plus Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on "Saturday Night Live." Arnett has a nod for Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on "30 Rock." "Nurse Jackie" star Falco is nominated for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. And Colbert's "The Colbert Report" is up for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series. The quintet of new presenters join previously announced stars Ricky Gervais, January Jones, Julianna Margulies, Matthew Morrison, John Krasinski and Sofia Vergara.
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Kate Gosselin to Open Emmys With Jimmy Fallon

The first piece of news about the content of upcoming Emmy Awards has arrived. Kate Gosselin, mother of eight and star of Tlc's "Kate Plus 8", is set to open the awards show on August 29 with a number of other celebrities familiar to TV fans.

Reports said Gosselin, who is neither nominated nor announced as the presenter, will appear at the start of the show as part of a humorous sketch where she interacts with some of TV's biggest stars. The awards show's host Jimmy Fallon would be one of them and he, according to E! Online, would "kill it right out of the gate."

In an interview with Los Angeles Times last week, Fallon spilled a bit of what he would do as host. "It'll have the spirit of the late-night show," he said. "I'll do jokes and impressions, and we'll keep it very high-energy and positive and keep it moving,
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