Monday, September 21, 2009

Andy Samberg, Justin Timberlake, TLI, and SNL lost at the Emmys

For anyone who was curious, Andy, TLI, Justin, and SNL had some losses at the Emmys.

For starters, Andy, Justin Timberlake, and TLI were nominated for the best song category (Mother Lover), but they lost to Hugh Jackman's Oscars song:

WILLIAM ROSS, Original Music ABC
JOHN KIMBROUGH, Original Music
DAN HARMON, Original Lyrics
ROB SCHRAB, Original Lyrics
BEN SCHWARTZ, Original Lyrics
81st Annual Academy Awards
Song Title: Hugh Jackman Opening Number

What's interesting is that the song was written by TLI's old palls, Schrab and Harmon, who started and ran Channel 101, which is where TLI got their start.

And then Kristen Wiig and Amy Poehler lost as well...

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
WINNER: Kristin Chenoweth for "Pushing Daisies" (2007)
Other Nominees:
Jane Krakowski for "30 Rock" (2006)
Elizabeth Perkins for "Weeds" (2005)
Amy Poehler for "Saturday Night Live" (1975)
Kristen Wiig for "Saturday Night Live" (1975)
Vanessa Williams for "Ugly Betty" (2006)

And SNL lost to the Daily Show...

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series
WINNER: "The Daily Show" (1996)
Other Nominees:
"The Colbert Report" (2005)
"Late Show with David Letterman" (1993)
"Real Time with Bill Maher" (2003)
"Saturday Night Live" (1975)

SNL took only two Emmys in the Creative Arts Awards from 9/12/09, one for Justin for hosting and one for Tina Fey for her guest appearances as Palin. It's ironic that Fey lost this year for 30 Rock, but won for doing a few guest appearances on SNL. It goes to show that some categories take more time investment than others.


1 comment:

Tisha Loves Comedy! said...

Its sad that they lost (TLI truly deserved it), but glad that Justin and Tina won. Two awards better than none.

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