Everyone loves losers!Awards shows are notorious for their incredible wins, defeats and snubs over the years, but perhaps there has never been a more amazing night. upset since 2007 Emmy award.
The night was full of interesting intrigues, but none of them shocked viewers the most The Sopranos Despite garnering 15 nominations, it was the only win for Outstanding Drama Series.
As the final season of the crime drama was airing, James Gandolfini I loved taking home a trophy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama that delivered what critics referred to as one of the greatest performances in television history.but the victory james spader for boston law firm.
Eddie Falcowho played Carmella in the HBO series, couldn’t be fairer, losing Outstanding Lead Actress. Sally Field from Brothers & Sisters. Aida Turturro When Lorraine Braccofor their part, was beaten out in the supporting actress category. Katherine Heigl of Grey’s Anatomy —something even Heigl himself was speechless.
Comedy groups faced their fair share upset that same year.At that moment, the audience was stunned Ricky Gervais was announced as the winner of the award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in . extravest 30 Rocks Alec Baldwin When 2 and a half year old men Charlie SheenVictory also meant defeat of the office Steve Carell For his portrayal of Michael Scott — the first was the role of Gervais in the UK version four years ago.
In 2008, Gervais Emmys As a presenter, he referenced the previous year’s hijinks in his speech.
“It’s great to be here Emmys, the world’s most prestigious awards show. I’m sorry I couldn’t go last year. But I still won. do you remember? “He quipped. “Thank you. The media called it a ‘pandemonium.’ I mean, they thought I shouldn’t have won.”
Gervais then 40 year old virgin The star, who accepts the accolade instead of him, said, “Look at his stupid face. He actually stole someone else’s one because he didn’t get one for himself. That’s the original.” I don’t think so EmmyI think it’s a shoddy remake.” bojack horseman The alum recounted the hilarious incident.
“I made you like you and I give you nothing in return,” he joked, referring to portraying the role of Scott before Carell. sat all the way [your film] Evan Almightyto me my Emmy [back]”
Despite being nominated every year from 2006 to 2011, Carell never won the prize. Emmy For his humiliating performance as Dunder Mifflin’s regional manager.
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