Most Memorable Moments

Women of Comedy Big Reveal
The Lonely Island Medley
Office Spoof
The Streak Is Over!
Ellen DeGeneres, 2001
Women of Comedy Big Reveal The Lonely Island Medley Office Spoof The Streak Is Over! Ellen DeGeneres, 2001
By Cara Chronis September 24, 2012
All six nominees for the 2011 Best Actress in a Comedy award gathered onstage and held hands with Rob Lowe and Sofia Vergara presented the award. In beauty-pageant fashion, there were even roses and a tiara for winner Melissa McCarthy. It was wonderful to see such funny, strong women come together to support one another.
The Lonely Island tapped Michael Bolton for a humorous live performance of their hit songs, Emmy-style.
From 30 Rock to Parks and Recreation to Mad Men, all your favorite other TV stars came together for this short yet super sweet Office parody.
We can't forget about the Daytime Emmys! After being nominated 18 times and never winning, All My Children actress Susan Lucci finally got the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Daytime Drama Series in 1999. The electrifying standing ovation, plus the tears from Oprah, Rosie O'Donnell, and Lucci herself, made this truly a magical moment.
The Emmy Awards were postponed twice after September 11, 2001. Host Ellen DeGeneres gave everyone some much-needed laughs with hilarious one-liners and her comical take on Björks infamous 2001 Academy Awards swan dress.
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