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Heard at the 62nd Emmy Awards

2010-08-30 08:12

"We are so happy that you have let us into your families," Steven Levitan, accepting the award for comedy series, Modern Family.

"So where was I ..." Matthew Weiner, accepting the award for drama series, hours after being played off while accepting the award for writing in a drama series, Mad Men.

"I'm not going to have a go at (Mel Gibson). He's been through a lot. Not as much as the Jews, to be fair," - Ricky Gervais.

"NBC asked the host of Late Night to come to L.A. to host a different show. What could possibly go wrong?" - Host Jimmy Fallon, before the broadcast cut to Conan O'Brien in the audience.

"I am not funny!" - Eddie Falco, while accepting the award for lead actress in a comedy, Nurse Jackie.

"Here's hoping that some very bright person right here in the room or at home watching can help find a way to keep the spotlight burning on these heartbreaking situations that continue to be heartbreaking long after the cameras go away. That'd be an impressive accomplishment," - George Clooney, accepting the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award for his work organizing a telethon for Haiti earthquake relief.

"I love you more than baseball," - Bryan Cranston, speaking to his wife, Robin, and daughter, Taylor, while accepting the award for lead actor in a drama, Breaking Bad.

"Thank you, Jack. You're alright, Jack." - Al Pacino, speaking to Dr. Jack Kevorkian, while accepting the award for actor in a miniseries or movie, You Don't Know Jack.

"There is no economic model that says you should put on a 10-part miniseries and make cash on it and yet somehow they had faith enough in order to do so," - Tom Hanks, accepting the award for miniseries, The Pacific.

"Thank you HBO, like for serious." - Claire Danes, accepting the award for actress in a miniseries or movie, Temple Grandin.
"All I wanted to be was a clown in the circus, growing up." - Eric Stonestreet, accepting the award for supporting actor in Modern Family.
"`Modern Family' is and always will be a love letter to you." Steven Levitan, speaking to his wife, Krista Levitan, while accepting the award for writing for a comedy series, Modern Family.

"I would like to dedicate this to all of my teachers, who taught me to sing and fingerpaint" - Ryan Murphy, while accepting the award for directing for a comedy series, Glee.

"I want to thank my lord and creator, Ryan Murphy, for creating this role," - Jane Lynch, while accepting the award for supporting actress in a comedy, paying tribute to the Glee executive producer.

"After party at Betty White's house!" - Jimmy Fallon. 

Quotes from the fabulous and famous.

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