FX head John Landgraf caused a stir in August when he said “there is simply too much television” during the summer Television Critics Association press tour, and at the Emmys on Sunday, Andy Samberg tried to prove his point with an opening song that highlighted the incredible amount of shows on the air right now.
Samberg went into a bunker to catch up on … everything. When he emerged, having not showered in a year, Jon Hamm and Kerry Washington were none-too-pleased with his hygiene.
Samberg has a long and storied history of original songs and parodies thanks to Saturday Night Live, so it’s no surprise that he started the show with a pre-produced track. Samberg previously performed with his Lonely Island pals, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone for a Lonely Island medley in 2011. They also took the stage at this year’s Oscars to perform “Everything Is Awesome” from The Lego Movie.
Samberg will reunite with his 9-9 stars when the Fox comedy’s third season premieres on Sept. 27, while he also has a Lonely Island film in the works for 2016. Stay tuned to EW for continuing coverage of the 2015 Emmys.