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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