2021 Emmy Awards review: Joy, laughter, and head-scratching moments that didn’t work … how refreshingly normal

2021 Emmy Awards review: Joy, laughter, and head-scratching moments that didn’t work … how refreshingly normal
The first in-person Emmys Awards show since the dawn of the pandemic was almost certainly going to be a celebration no matter the quality of the show. Thankfully, CBS and the show’s producers put together an event that brought a truly welcome sense of awards ceremony normalcy — warts and all — that has been conspicuously missing in recent years.

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There were laughs. There were moments of genuine emotion. And there were those bits that left you wondering what audience the writers were targeting. There were also missteps and moments that just plain didn’t work. In other words, it was just like almost every other Emmys ceremony … complete with Conan O’Brien.

The show opened with host Cedric the Entertainer performing a rousing and lyrically altered version of the late Biz Markie’s classic “Just a Friend,” with assistance from a plethora of
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