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Moraes on TV Archive: 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

Post-Emmy Revelry

Post Emmy parties fall into two categories. Parties thrown by companies that don't have actual, um, TV shows, pull out all the stops to score big name talent to perform and invite way too many people in hopes the fire marshall will shut it down which the press will duly...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  August 28, 2006; 7:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Carell Plays It Straight

One reporter said to Steve Carell that he has a movie out ("Little Miss Sunshine") and that his NBC comedy, "The Office," had just won the Emmy for best comedy series. But, the reporter added, this night is supposed to be about TV, so, she asked, "What do you like...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  August 27, 2006; 11:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Mariska Ends Allison's Reign of Terror

As if we didn't already love Mariska Hargitay enough for preventing Allison Janney from winning yet another Emmy for her role-model-for-millions-of-women character on "The West Wing" -- then Hargitay goes and gives the night's Most Charming Backstage Answer to Stupid Backstage Beauty-Pageant Question -- something about how happy is she...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  August 27, 2006; 11:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Norma Redux

Joan Collins, who duked it out with Linda Evans in Aaron Spelling's "Dynasty" a million years ago, and who appeared on stage tonight as part of the tribute to Spelling, went all Norma Desmond in the General Press Room: "Do you want me to talk about my play, which I'm...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  August 27, 2006; 11:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Mirren on Fundamentalists

Among the many beauty-pageant questions lobbed at winners tonight from the parking lot behind the Shrine: Actress Helen Mirren, who won an Emmy for playing Elizabeth I in HBO's movie of the same name, was asked what the queen would have to say about the world today. Mirren went into...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  August 27, 2006; 11:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Idol Amazingly Doesn't Win

When "Amazing Race" executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer was asked whether he had any "soothing words" for the executive producers of "American Idol" -- which his show whomped again in the Emmy reality-series derby -- he said curtly: "I don't think they need to be soothed. It's the number one show...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  August 27, 2006; 10:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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