Emmys Short, Sweet and Surprising

Monday, September 21, 2009

The Emmy Awards celebrated the world of television Sunday night with their 61st broadcast, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. "30 Rock" and "Mad Men" both repeated last year's wins for best comedy and dramatic series, respectively.

The show had a few surprises, as well. Toni Collette was awarded the Emmy for best comedy actress for her multiple-personality role in "United States of Tara," beating out "30 Rock"'s Tina Fey.

Joining us for her take on the awards show is Delaina Dixon, TV blogger and founder of delainadixon.com.

Watch Toni Collette's acceptance speech:

We incorrectly said on-air that the TV show, "The United States of Tara" was canceled. Showtime announced in February that the series was renewed for a second season (expected to air in early 2010).


Delaina Dixon


David J Fazekas

Comments [2]


Thanks for pointing this out. We made the correction above.

Sep. 22 2009 12:42 PM
Jonathan Martin

Wrong, wrong, WRONG!

The United States of Tara has NOT been cancelled as you said a few different times during your broadcast this morning. Their 8 (?) episode season ended last spring and they are scheduled to return in 2010 for season 2.

Pushing Daisies (for which Kristen Chenoweth won) was cancelled.

Sep. 21 2009 04:16 PM

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