Before we put a cork in our 2008 Emmys coverage, we’re gonna do one last item in the hopes that we can help the telecast not suck so hard next year…
Name ONE THING you’d change/introduce to make the ceremony more enjoyable.
Mine, as previously pitched in our live blog: Have the late-night writing staffs nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program pen the patter for the presenters.
(A) The videos they submit for their category — i.e. The Colbert Report’s, pictured — are always the best part of the show. (B) These people are used to writing jokes for which celebrities are a punchline. (C) Divide the telecast among the five nominees, and that’s really only an extra half-hour of television we’re asking them to script. So I don’t want to hear that they’re “too busy,” especially in a non-election year.
pimping of look at our Emmys coverage:
Emmys: 2008’s Best/Worst Moments
Emmy Fashion: Best and Worst Dressed
EW Emmy Party Portraits: Bid in Our Benefit Auction and Own One!
Ausiello at Emmys: 12 TV Scoops
2008 Emmys: Who got snubbed? Which winners delighted you? (A.K.A. Slezak continues to mourn Vanessa Williams’ loss.)
Emmy hosts: How’d you (dis)like the reality-show quintet?
Live-blogging the Emmys telecast!
Live-blogging E!’s Emmy red-carpet pre-show! (A.K.A. Mandi finds a way to mention David Boreanaz and Gale Harold in the same post.)