Another Emmy ceremony has come to pass. Host, Neil Patrick Harris did his best to keep the show going and make this 3 hour telecast seem like an hour. Maybe it felt that way because I fast forwarded through all the commercials and half of the speeches. Here are some of my best moments from the show.
1. The opening monologue.
Neil Patrick Harris’ monologue started off a little blah but once Jimmy Kimmel and the other previous Emmy host got into the mix, it got wayyyy better. When Kevin Spacey came into the picture and did his aside like he does on House of Cards (If you haven’t watched that show, get on that pronto), I was loving it even more. But then the cherry on top of an already delicious opening; Amy Poehler and Tina Fey sitting in the audience heckling Harris. Can we just have that pair host everything? I mean seriously.
2. Merritt Wever’s surprising Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy win and speech.
This moment came right after Amy Poehler and Tina Fey heckled Neil Patrick Harris. They went up to present the award for best supporting actress in a comedy. When they read Wever’s name , she was absolutely stunned and kept mouthing the words “Is this a joke?” When she got on stage to give a speech all the actress said was “Oh, my God, Thank you. Thanks so much. Thank you so much. I’ve got to go. Bye.” Perfect. The actress won her award for her portrayal of Zoey Barkow on the Showtime series, Nurse Jackie. I love when people who never expect to win awards win. It’s so heartfelt.
3. Veep‘s Julia Louis Dreyfus accepting her award for Best Actress in a Comedy.
That’s all I can come up with from the show. Harris did his best but the show was really boring and felt really outdated. Here are all the winners from last night.