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QuickTakes: What Surprised You the Most About This Year’s Primetime Emmy Awards Telecast?

What surprised you the most about this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards telecast?

“Even though the telecast seemed longer than three hours, which was no surprise,
I was struck by the high quality of nominees this year from both network television and cable. There was also a strong representation of new programming honored, which was refreshing to me.”
—Michael Lessa, producer, Lincoln Butterfield Animation

“I found myself wanting more of Ricky Gervais! In fact, it would be great to see him host next year’s telecast.”
—Judge Penny Brown Reynolds of “Family Court With Judge Penny”