Emmys TV Review: Slog Of A Show Was Way Too Status Quo, Full Of Time Fillers

Emmys TV Review: Slog Of A Show Was Way Too Status Quo, Full Of Time Fillers
It was CBS’ turn to broadcast the Emmys this year, but maybe it should have stuck to the script of the mainly virtual 2020 ceremony on ABC.

73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards: Deadline’s Full Coverage

Not perfect, but the Jimmy Kimmel-hosted 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards was and remains the most successful trophy show effort of the Covid epoch. In fact, it is the best awards show in years even in a pre-pandemic world. That certainly could not be said of the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards tonight, even if there was an audience of nominees this time.

As Amy Poehler said so well right near the end of the long show, “What time is it, and how do we get out of here?”

The executive producers of Sunday’s more three-hour-plus show — hosted by Cedric the Entertainer for the first time — promised “fun” and a “celebration.” Ian Stewart and Reginald Hudlin
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