September 20, 2009
Emmy Awards show begins in LA
The 61st annual Prime Time Emmy Awards ceremony is under way in Los Angeles, with actor Neil Patrick Harris serving as host.
Harris kicked off the show with a song and dance tribute to nominees.The NBC comedy
30 Rockhas 22 nominations for the 2008-09 television series going into Sunday night's event. The series is competing with
Flight of the Conchords,
How I Met Your Mother,
Weedsfor the prize for outstanding comedy series.
Nominated in the drama series category are
30 Rock earned the highest number of nominations ever for a comedy show, HBO garnered the most nods -- 99 -- of any TV network for a ninth year in a row.