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Highlights From Last Night’s Emmy Awards

The 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held last night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Here are some of the most notable moments from this year’s ceremony:

  • Raucous standing ovation when curtain is lifted to reveal gigantic onstage mirror
  • Members of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presents results of their two-year study, “The Influence of a Wildly Divergent B-Plot and its Overall Effect on Episodic Television Drama”
  • Slight, almost inaudible theme to Sanford And Son playing throughout evening
  • Dylan McDermott!!!!
  • Celebrity presenters do away with clippy, joke-heavy back-and-forths in favor of drawn-out conversations lasting as long as 15 minutes
  • “In Memoriam” reel includes quick shot of Tamerlan Tsarnaev
  • Per tradition, all the winners are announced at the beginning of the broadcast for people who don’t feel like watching the ceremony
  • Nathan Fillion folded his program into a fan
  • Behind the scenes, two producers lay the foundations for what will become the worst television show ever made
  • The Dooley family's Zenith B27A30ZC 27" TV from their den is honored with lifetime achievement award
  • White race cleans up
  • Breaking Bad receives the vindication that it desperately needed after five years of universal critical praise and obsessive adulation from millions of fans


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