The Corner

Emmy Suspense

One reporter with Emmy egg on their face this morning is Washington Post TV writer Lisa DeMoraes, who was so sure that ABC’s sleazy “Desperate Housewives” was going to win Best Comedy, there was almost no need to watch. (Oops. They gave the Emmy to “Everybody Loves Raymond.”)

Tomorrow night, viewers will gather around their TV sets to watch ABC’s campy drama series “Desperate Housewives” win the Primetime Emmy for best comedy series, and ABC’s goofily muddled drama series “Lost” win the Emmy for best drama series. Has there ever been less suspense to the Primetime Emmy Awards competition?

Oh, there’s suspense now. When will DeMoraes eat her crow sandwich?

Tim Graham — Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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