Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Neil Patrick Harris Saves The Emmys And Every Other Award Show Too!

The only Emmy 2009 Awads recap you will ever need is in The Los Angeles Times today and television critic Mary McNamara nailed all the highs and all not so highs of the show. The big news is that Neil Patrick Harris hosted the best together awards show in years. From song to dance to Dr. Horrible he entertained, kept it real, and moved it along with a generous spirit and real talent. The show rocked and Mary is right:

"Although fated to be long and occasionally disappointing by nature (How, exactly, did Kevin Bacon not win for "Taking Chance"? And did Tina Fey have to make the snarky "wow, that was a nail-biter" when "30 Rock" inevitably won for comedy series?), this year's Emmys introduced a smartly refurbished format. By breaking down the awards by genre -- why did no one think of this sooner? -- and ending with comedy series and drama series, the show Sunday at the Nokia Theatre had a welcome sense of narrative sweetened with a smattering of humorous grace notes,..."

How did Kevin Bacon not win for Taking Chance?

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