TiVo Community
TiVo Community
TiVo Community
Go Back   TiVo Community > TiVo TV Talk > Now Playing - TV Show Talk
TiVo Community
Reply
Forum Jump
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-23-2013, 10:35 AM   #91
gweempose
Registered User
 
gweempose's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Northbrook, IL
Posts: 1,893
Quote:
Originally Posted by astrohip View Post

* Also love Sir Elton, but that had zero appeal, and no reason to be. Yeah, I know the Liberace connection, but come on. No reason for this.
Exactly. You take out that one segment, and suddenly everyone has time to finish their speeches.
__________________
(1) Roamio Pro
(1) Premiere XL4
(1) Premiere XL
(3) Minis

gweempose is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 10:40 AM   #92
Steveknj
Lost in New Joisey
 
Steveknj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 34,779
Quote:
Originally Posted by billypritchard View Post
Ah, but notice when the Emmys are broadcast. Right before the start of the traditional television season. I would guess that for many many many years there were no competing new shows on the night of the Emmys. Along with that, I would guess that a lot of the cable shows purposefully programmed around the Emmys as well.

So I'm guessing it hasn't happened that often.
The post didn't specify that a NEW show/episode was on opposite it.
__________________
Annoying Blurb
Steveknj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 10:41 AM   #93
Steveknj
Lost in New Joisey
 
Steveknj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 34,779
Quote:
Originally Posted by gweempose View Post
It seems to me that there is something fundamentally wrong when they have all this filler throughout the show, and yet they are rushing the winners off the stage and not even giving them time to finish their acceptance speeches.
Have you ever watched an awards show before?
__________________
Annoying Blurb
Steveknj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 10:44 AM   #94
Steveknj
Lost in New Joisey
 
Steveknj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 34,779
Quote:
Originally Posted by nyny523 View Post
I totally agree.

There were a lot of winners I would have enjoyed hearing more from - it seemed like the music rushed them off after less than a minute.
Of course we also had the person who thanked their 8th grade teacher, so there are some we could have heard LESS from Seriously what's next? "I'd like to thank the guy down the street who always gave me Snickers on Halloween?" Thank your co-workers and family. That should be sufficient.

The best speech of the the night? "Umm...I think I better go now!" That was the best speech ever!
__________________
Annoying Blurb
Steveknj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 11:39 AM   #95
TIVO_GUY_HERE
I miss the ocean
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Dallas Texas
Posts: 5,618
I read that she thought she was going to throw up, so she had to get off fast.
TIVO_GUY_HERE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 11:58 AM   #96
JohnB1000
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 14,001
Quote:
Originally Posted by TIVO_GUY_HERE View Post
I read that she thought she was going to throw up, so she had to get off fast.
Cry was what I read.
__________________
XBOX Live GamerTag - PotatoMagnet
JohnB1000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 12:16 PM   #97
busyba
The Funcooker
 
busyba's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: NYC
Posts: 26,943
Quote:
Originally Posted by LoadStar View Post
I was going to say that I think Nathan needs to hit the gym if that winded him, but apparently Sarah was equally winded.
They weren't really winded; that was a bit. It's a visual cliche from the old variety shows of the dancers striking their pose at the end of the number and breathing heavily.
__________________
"Wow... I so love you" --
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

"of course, you are 100% correct" --
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

"busyba is officially my favorite poster." --
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

busyba is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 12:30 PM   #98
Steveknj
Lost in New Joisey
 
Steveknj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 34,779
Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnB1000 View Post
Cry was what I read.
Just read the same thing...cry. She did appear choked up.
__________________
Annoying Blurb
Steveknj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 12:44 PM   #99
jsmeeker
Vegas Boy
 
jsmeeker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Dallas
Posts: 88,570
No comments on Will Farrell? I know most people here seem to really dislike him a lot, but I find him OK most of the time. I thought his presentation of the comedy award was pretty funny. But was a bit surprised he stayed up there for the drama award. Would have thought they would have done a more traditional "serious" presentation.
__________________
Jeff
Proud to use my TiVo improperly
President of the TiVoShanan Fan Club


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
jsmeeker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 12:52 PM   #100
DevdogAZ
Give em Hell, Devils
 
DevdogAZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Arizona
Posts: 37,883
Quote:
Originally Posted by Steveknj View Post
While I like The Newsroom a WHOLE LOT better than Breaking Bad and a couple of others, Jeff Daniels did not deserve best actor. In fact, I thought he wasn't even as good as last year, and was terrible playing a love interest.
This was a win for S1 of The Newsroom. S2 just finished airing, and will be eligible for next year's Emmy Awards.
__________________
"You don't own a TV? What's all your furniture pointed at?" Joey Tribbiani
DevdogAZ is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 12:53 PM   #101
That Don Guy
Now with more GB
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Benicia, CA
Posts: 2,709
Quote:
Originally Posted by jsmeeker View Post
WTF is this award? Somethign they made up just to give Dancing with the Stars and award on the primetime show?
I assume you're talking about choreography. It was a "carrot" they gave to the nominated choreographers in exchange for having them design NPH's dance number for that segment. They had no idea who would win (and keep in mind that choreography is one of those categories where every nominee is judged separately, and multiple winners is common - I was surprised when only one nominee won) when they decided to do this.

Keep in mind that, in order to make room for the choreography Emmy, they moved the Reality Show Host award to the Creative Arts ceremony.

Quote:
Originally Posted by LoadStar View Post
I really, really wish they would mute the audience during the In Memoriams.
Usually, they do. I was surprised that they didn't.

As for leaving Klugman out of the tributes, my guess is, who would "present" it? Tony Randall is dead, and I doubt that anybody from Quincy would be recognizable enough by name today, or that anybody else from The Odd Couple wouldn't be distracting because people would ask, "Why is he/she leading the tribute?".
Larry Hagman's omission, on the other hand, is less excusable.

Quote:
Originally Posted by murgatroyd View Post
I missed the start of the show, but since they aired it twice on the West Coast, I just kept watching until they got to the part where I cam in.

Which made the joke at the beginning of the show about how the show was running 24 minutes over twice as funny.
The problem was, the live airing started five minutes late because it was a CBS national NFL doubleheader day, which means they have to wait until all of the games on CBS end, and they start at 4:25 Eastern (mainly to avoid any overlaps with 1:00 games). CBS had its own "Heidi Bowl" moment (albeit involving golf) a few decades ago and didn't hear the end of it; in fact, Dan Rather once walked off the CBS Evening News set because of the possibility that the news would start late because of a tennis match CBS was airing live.
That Don Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 12:53 PM   #102
DevdogAZ
Give em Hell, Devils
 
DevdogAZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Arizona
Posts: 37,883
Quote:
Originally Posted by jsmeeker View Post
No comments on Will Farrell? I know most people here seem to really dislike him a lot, but I find him OK most of the time. I thought his presentation of the comedy award was pretty funny. But was a bit surprised he stayed up there for the drama award. Would have thought they would have done a more traditional "serious" presentation.
I was waffling between it being completely hilarious and it being really disrespectful. I think I would have been more OK with the bit if it had been in the middle of the show for a less-important category. But for him to be announcing the most important awards of the night in a T-shirt and shorts just seemed so off. But also really funny.
__________________
"You don't own a TV? What's all your furniture pointed at?" Joey Tribbiani
DevdogAZ is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 12:56 PM   #103
DevdogAZ
Give em Hell, Devils
 
DevdogAZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Arizona
Posts: 37,883
Quote:
Originally Posted by That Don Guy View Post
Usually, they do. I was surprised that they didn't.
I'm not sure how possible it would have been to mute the audience since they had the cello right out at the front of the stage and the cello was mic'd. I'm guessing the applause we heard was captured by those mics, not by anything the producers were piping in from elsewhere in the auditorium.
__________________
"You don't own a TV? What's all your furniture pointed at?" Joey Tribbiani
DevdogAZ is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 01:05 PM   #104
Cainebj
Registered User
 
Cainebj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: New York
Posts: 2,738
OK it may have been mentioned but who was the guy in the filmed opening who walked NPH through the hallway? seemed to have a big audience recognition, but I had no idea who he is.
Cainebj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 01:05 PM   #105
That Don Guy
Now with more GB
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Benicia, CA
Posts: 2,709
Quote:
Originally Posted by DevdogAZ View Post
I'm not sure how possible it would have been to mute the audience since they had the cello right out at the front of the stage and the cello was mic'd. I'm guessing the applause we heard was captured by those mics, not by anything the producers were piping in from elsewhere in the auditorium.
I don't think so - the applause seemed a bit loud to be picked up by a microphone that would have been in front of (and, presumably, pointed towards) the cellist.

One other note:

Rural Janitor?

RURAL JANITOR??!!
That Don Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 01:08 PM   #106
JohnB1000
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 14,001
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cainebj View Post
OK it may have been mentioned but who was the guy in the filmed opening who walked NPH through the hallway? seemed to have a big audience recognition, but I had no idea who he is.

Les Moonves
__________________
XBOX Live GamerTag - PotatoMagnet
JohnB1000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 01:09 PM   #107
LoadStar
LOAD"*",8,1
 
LoadStar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 30,933
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cainebj View Post
OK it may have been mentioned but who was the guy in the filmed opening who walked NPH through the hallway? seemed to have a big audience recognition, but I had no idea who he is.
That was Les Moonves, I believe, the head of CBS.
LoadStar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 01:11 PM   #108
LoadStar
LOAD"*",8,1
 
LoadStar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 30,933
Quote:
Originally Posted by DevdogAZ View Post
I was waffling between it being completely hilarious and it being really disrespectful. I think I would have been more OK with the bit if it had been in the middle of the show for a less-important category. But for him to be announcing the most important awards of the night in a T-shirt and shorts just seemed so off. But also really funny.
I didn't find it funny at all. That said, like you, I would have been OK with it as one of the more minor categories near the top of the show, but not the big awards at the end, and definitely not for both of them.
LoadStar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 01:14 PM   #109
hefe
Rebus Philbin
 
hefe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: On the Front Range
Posts: 27,387
Well, I didn't see the show, and I haven't seen most of nominees and their work...but I have watched House of Cards, and all I can say is, if there were better performances than Kevin Spacey, I need to go watch them right now, because that guy is amazing.
__________________
These are not the hammer.

Hefe's a cruel man, but fair.~edhara
That hefe, he's really smart!~Fish Man
hefe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 01:20 PM   #110
Steveknj
Lost in New Joisey
 
Steveknj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 34,779
Quote:
Originally Posted by jsmeeker View Post
No comments on Will Farrell? I know most people here seem to really dislike him a lot, but I find him OK most of the time. I thought his presentation of the comedy award was pretty funny. But was a bit surprised he stayed up there for the drama award. Would have thought they would have done a more traditional "serious" presentation.
I'm not usually a fan, but I thought his bit last night was really funny. I could see myself saying the same things to my kids
__________________
Annoying Blurb
Steveknj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 01:21 PM   #111
Steveknj
Lost in New Joisey
 
Steveknj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 34,779
Quote:
Originally Posted by DevdogAZ View Post
This was a win for S1 of The Newsroom. S2 just finished airing, and will be eligible for next year's Emmy Awards.
Ahhhhh, ok, then I can see it then
__________________
Annoying Blurb
Steveknj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 02:05 PM   #112
Steveknj
Lost in New Joisey
 
Steveknj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 34,779
Highest ratings in 8 years:

http://news.yahoo.com/emmy-telecast-...180843736.html
__________________
Annoying Blurb
Steveknj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 02:19 PM   #113
astrohip
Stuart F
 
astrohip's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Houston & Brenham TX
Posts: 7,392
Quote:
Originally Posted by hefe View Post
Well, I didn't see the show, and I haven't seen most of nominees and their work...but I have watched House of Cards, and all I can say is, if there were better performances than Kevin Spacey, I need to go watch them right now, because that guy is amazing.
Bryan Cranston and Jon Hamm. I thought both were better. But really, we're talking fine degrees of difference here. All three were superb this past year. Jeff Bridges? B+, but not A+.

I wasn't a fan of the Will Ferrell bit. It was slightly funny, but not what the top two awards should be. As others have said, it would have been a great "earlier in the night" presentation, but not a show closer.

Here is Ken Levine's review. http://kenlevine.blogspot.com/2013/0...my-review.html. Well worth reading.
astrohip is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 02:37 PM   #114
Lori
Social Defective
 
Lori's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Bowie, MD USA
Posts: 9,673
Quote:
Originally Posted by hefe View Post
Well, I didn't see the show, and I haven't seen most of nominees and their work...but I have watched House of Cards, and all I can say is, if there were better performances than Kevin Spacey, I need to go watch them right now, because that guy is amazing.

Tatiana Maslany.

Yeah, different category, but the premise stands.
__________________
--Lori
Lt. Colonel, TiVo
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


"It is not the size of our army that shall lead us to victory. It is the undeniable righteousness of our cause... "--JAB
Lori is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 02:39 PM   #115
hefe
Rebus Philbin
 
hefe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: On the Front Range
Posts: 27,387
Quote:
Originally Posted by astrohip View Post
Bryan Cranston and Jon Hamm. I thought both were better. But really, we're talking fine degrees of difference here. All three were superb this past year. Jeff Bridges? B+, but not A+.
I've always enjoyed Breaking Bad, but I don't think Cranston is in the same league. Hamm, I've only seen on SNL, so I'd have to watch some of his show.
__________________
These are not the hammer.

Hefe's a cruel man, but fair.~edhara
That hefe, he's really smart!~Fish Man
hefe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 02:48 PM   #116
JohnB1000
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 14,001
Wow, Cranston is the only major star of a show I can remember that has so completely transformed himself from (a) Malcolm (b) BB and (c) movies. Hamm is great but ultimately he's always some version of John Hamm.

I can't remember, though I am willing to be corrected, any actor who transformed himself as well as Cranston.
__________________
XBOX Live GamerTag - PotatoMagnet
JohnB1000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 02:52 PM   #117
Lori
Social Defective
 
Lori's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Bowie, MD USA
Posts: 9,673
Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnB1000 View Post
Wow, Cranston is the only major star of a show I can remember that has so completely transformed himself from (a) Malcolm (b) BB and (c) movies. Hamm is great but ultimately he's always some version of John Hamm.

I can't remember, though I am willing to be corrected, any actor who transformed himself as well as Cranston.
And to think, he started on Loving.




__________________
--Lori
Lt. Colonel, TiVo
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


"It is not the size of our army that shall lead us to victory. It is the undeniable righteousness of our cause... "--JAB
Lori is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 03:37 PM   #118
sharkster
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: NV
Posts: 2,431
Quote:
Originally Posted by hefe View Post
Well, I didn't see the show, and I haven't seen most of nominees and their work...but I have watched House of Cards, and all I can say is, if there were better performances than Kevin Spacey, I need to go watch them right now, because that guy is amazing.
Indeed, which is why I was so surprised (shocked?) he didn't get the win.

I watch The Newsroom and Jeff Daniels is a fine actor (did somebody call him Jeff Bridges?). I haven't watched Breaking Bad yet, but I know Cranston to be a very good actor. But Spacey was (and always is) so amazing I couldn't imagine a scenario with him losing unless it was Cranston that took it.

Since I didn't tune into Breaking Bad in the beginning I'm waiting until after it's all done and watch it on Netflix down the road. It seems that I've only been hearing all this great stuff about the show this year. Same thing happened with Mad Men. I didn't hear much until the much anticipated fifth season was coming up, so I went and got S01-S04 and watched. Glad I did and, after that I kept up. I'll miss the show after next year.
sharkster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 03:41 PM   #119
hefe
Rebus Philbin
 
hefe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: On the Front Range
Posts: 27,387
Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnB1000 View Post
Wow, Cranston is the only major star of a show I can remember that has so completely transformed himself from (a) Malcolm (b) BB and (c) movies. Hamm is great but ultimately he's always some version of John Hamm.

I can't remember, though I am willing to be corrected, any actor who transformed himself as well as Cranston.
I'm not getting the importance of that for winning an acting award for a particular role. Sure, he's had wildly different types of roles, and played them well. I think he's good, just a notch below. There are times when I "notice" his acting, and it just doesn't come across as authentic as some really great actors. I still like the guy though.
__________________
These are not the hammer.

Hefe's a cruel man, but fair.~edhara
That hefe, he's really smart!~Fish Man
hefe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2013, 03:42 PM   #120
JohnB1000
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 14,001
I don't think I've every noticed anyone's acting.
__________________
XBOX Live GamerTag - PotatoMagnet
JohnB1000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Forum Jump




Thread Tools


Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Advertisements

TiVo Community
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBulletin Skins by: Relivo Media

(C) 2013 Magenium Solutions - All Rights Reserved. No information may be posted elsewhere without written permission.
TiVoŽ is a registered trademark of TiVo Inc. This site is not owned or operated by TiVo Inc.
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:55 PM.
OUR NETWORK: MyOpenRouter | TechLore | SansaCommunity | RoboCommunity | MediaSmart Home | Explore3DTV | Dijit Community | DVR Playground |