September 23, 2012 07:32 PM PDT
Emmy Winners React! Jon Cryer's Shock, Claire Danes' 'Ginger Baby' and More Sound Bites
On-stage acceptance speeches are nice and all — and rife with names you’ve never heard of — but when an Emmy winner gets backstage to field questions from the press, that’s when they can A) elaborate on their good fortune and/or B) get a little bit loose and say offbeat things.
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TVLine’s Meg Masters and Vlada Gelman were inside the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards’ press room as this year’s winners glowed over their freshly grabbed gold. Here’s what Homeland‘s finest, myriad Modern Family members, a gobsmacked Jon Cryer and others had to say.
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The Amazing Race
Outstanding Reality Competition
Explaining the series' latest win, executive producer Bertram van Munster said, "Our show is really different. In a sense I think it a true reality show. You go, you come in first, you win; you come in last, you're out... It's completely unpredictable and I think it's attractive for an audience.... We don't expect to win. We just don't know how it happens. I'm shaking in my boots. It's like, 'Wow!' We have some heavy competition. There are some good shows out there."