EMMYS: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Parsons Reign in Comedy

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus came backstage on a high of winning back-to-back lead comedy actress trophies.

But she was quick to remind journos that she’s lost in the Emmy race far more than she’s won.

“I’ve lost 10 times,” she says. “It is delicious to win.”

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Jim Parsons has also been in the winners circle twice before, but he wasn’t any less stunned by his third victory for “The Big Bang Theory.” Like Louis-Dreyfus, he credited the quality of “Big Bang” writing for giving him the platform to shine.

“The writing is very much the linchpin of whether it works or doesn’t and what keeps (the show) enjoyable going into its seventh year,” Parsons said. “The quality of the writing and the commitment of our writers to keep it funny and true to what these characters were from Day One.”

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Louis-Dreyfus vowed to sleep with her latest Emmy. Parsons said he had no big party plans for the night, despite plenty of options.

“I prefer to read in bed,” he said. “I might go home and say hello to the dogs. That would be a hell of a celebration for me.”

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  1. SFSolstice says:

    Jim Parsons RULES as Sheldon Cooper. I am looking forward to seeing him in other roles where he is also most likely to RULE! However, I am by no means ready for him to move on from Big Bang Theory just yet. I mean Sheldon still has a long way to go with Amy :-)
    Jim was honest and gracious in lauding the continuing excellent work of the writers. I hope they are capable of sustaining this level of excellence for many more years.
    Congrats Jim you most assuredly deserved this honor ONCE AGAIN ~!
    Lovin’ You Jim Parsons/Sheldon Cooper.

    (Please accept this edited comment. You surely deserve better than my 1st draft kudos.)

  2. SFSolstice says:

    Jim Parsons RULES as Sheldon Cooper. Looking forward to seeing him in other future roles where he is also likely to RULE !However, I am by no means ready for him to move on from Big Bang Theory just yet. He’s most correct in lauding the writers who I hope are capable of sustaining this excellence for many years into the future. I mean Sheldon still has a long way to go with Amy :-) Congrats Jim you most assuredly deserved this honor ONCE AGAIN ~! Lovin’ You Jim Parsons/Sheldon Cooper.

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