Who must win an Emmy on Sunday?
And the first runner-up for this blog post’s headline is… “No, this will not be another enthusiastic plug for Vanessa L. Williams in the Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Category.” That said, if for any reason the winning headline is not able to complete its duties, the first runner-up will be asked to step in and take its place.
Seriously, though, P-Dubs, with the Emmys less than a week away, it’s time to break out the homemade banners and declare your support for your absolute favorite nominee. And while I have to admit that 30 Rock probably gave me my biggest laugh of the season — courtesy of its “There is nothing like New York in the spring!” moment (watch it after the jump) — I’ll be rooting hardest for Ugly Betty, the series that gave us “Did you just gesture at me when you said Kwanzaa?”, come Sunday night. After all, Betty not only has the highest laughs-per-minute ratio on TV, but it also has the most snubs-per-supporting-cast tally among Emmy nominees. (Check out the Becki Newton highlight reel, also after the jump, if you don’t believe me.)
Anyhow, now that I’ve declared my not terribly surprising Emmy loyalties, it’s your turn. So riddle me this: Which show or actor absolutely needs to win an Emmy on Sunday? I dare you to narrow your list to just one! (And if you need a refresher course on the nominees, just in case you still can’t believe Battlestar Galactica‘s not on the list, click here for EW.com’s cheat sheet.)
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30 Rock: Cleveland vs. New York
Ugly Betty: Amanda’s greatest hits