Now Hear This! Notable Quotables From The Emmys
First Published: September 18, 2011 11:15 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Heard at the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards:
“If world needs to repopulate at some point, the announcement team of Sofia Vergara and Rob Lowe, I think, would make very fortunate children.” — Jon Stewart, as he accepts the award for outstanding variety, comedy, reality series for “The Daily Show.”
“I’m from Plainsville, Ill., and I’m standing here and it’s kind of amazing. Holy smokes!” — Melissa McCarthy, accepting the award for outstanding lead actress in comedy series, “Mike & Molly.”
“I want to take a moment to get something off my chest and say a few words to everybody here from ‘Two and a Half Men.’ From the bottom of my heart, I wish you nothing but the best for this upcoming season. We spent eight wonderful years together and I know you will continue to make great television.” — Charlie Sheen, before he presents outstanding lead actor for comedy series award, which he referred to as “my old category” in reference to his previous show “Two and a Half Men.”
“I don’t know what I’m going to talk about in therapy next week. I won something.” — Julie Bowen, accepting the award for outstanding supporting actress in comedy series “Modern Family.”
“Hello. Firstly, sorry I can’t be there live in person. Not allowed. Not after the Golden Globes.” — comedian Ricky Gervais, as he introduces the award for outstanding directing in a comedy series via videotape and making light of his no-holds-barred approach to hosting the last Golden Globes.
“My father passed away before he saw me perform. I can’t help but wonder what he would think of all this. I go to a job in full makeup.” — Ty Burrell as he accepts the award for outstanding supporting actor in comedy series “Modern Family.”
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