Emmy Awards 2013: laughter, dancing and big surprises
A new edition, and now they're 65, artists gather to reward the best in television and recognizing new talent, at the Oscars of the small screen. The venue, the Nokia Teather of Los Angeles, has been the silent host that has seen funny moments, others will not go to the history books of television and touching moments.
All were dressed in their fashion gowns for the big night of the Emmy Awards 2013. The theater was full to accommodate all those who show their faces on television programs and series but also represent all those professionals who are behind the screen and make it possible for every day we can laugh, mourn, wonder and enjoy unforgettable moments and remembered.
To try that this ceremony became into something memorable and remembered, although we must recognizing that at times was long and boring, in charge of giving everything on stage, with blood, sweat and tears, was the named as "King of musicals on television", the fantastic and multifaceted Neil Patrick Harris, who began the ceremony with a reflection with dozens of television sets around him, which appeared several artists in their series and programs that answered at his questions and encouraged Neil to start the show soon.
As expected, the Outstanding Comedy Series went to "Modern Family" (ABC), for the fourth time. They say the third time's the charm, but this time was the fourth, in which, at last, has been chosen "Breaking Bad" for Outstanding Drama Series. Patience is the mother of all sciences.
One of the surprises of the evening was the award for Outstanding Lead Actor In a Drama Series, in this occasion, fell in hands of Jeff Daniels for the series "The Newsroom" (HBO). Although many wanted to hear the name of Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad" (AMC), which would have been his fourth Emmy for the series. Followers of Cranston, and some others, in social networks showed their displeasure with the choice. As Outstanding Lead Actress In a Drama Series went to Claire Danes in "Homeland" (Showtime).
In the comedy, Jim Parsons won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor In a Comedy Series for his role as Dr. Sheldon Cooper on "The Big Bang Theory" (CBS). Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, won the award for Outstanding Lead Actress In a Comedy Series for her character Selina Meyer in "Veep" (HBO).
The funniest notes of the night, also by nerves and surprise to have won an award, starred it the actress Merrit Wever, of the comedy series "Nurse Jackie" (Showtime), who won the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress In a Comedy Series. When taking the stage and giving her acceptance speech, Wever just said, "Thank you ... I have to go, bye." We know that we must be brief in the speeches for not lengthening the awards ceremony and make it boring, but this girl took it at face value.
The most exciting moment of the night, as expected, was to remind the deceased artists this year and in which special mention was for the actor James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano in the series "The Sopranos". Edie Falco, who was Tony's wife in the series, Carmela Soprano, ended her speech saying, "Is Jim, the man, who I will miss.". Cory Monteith, Jean Stapleton, Jonathan Winters, Gary David Goldberg and singer Jenny Rivera, executive produced in several programs and starred her reality show "I Love Jenni" also received acclaim and affection of everyone in the Nokia Theather.
To don't make a post so long and so boring as some awards ceremonies, those who want to take a look and learn more about the other winners in the other categories of the Primetime Emmy Awards 2013, you can see it as PDF on this link.