Seth Meyers, Emmy Awards

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Hollywood's first awards show of the new season is upon us!

Tonight marks the 2014 Emmy Awards, bringing all of TV's biggest stars together under one roof to honor some of the best performances of the past year, and along with that, there's plenty of laughs, a few awkward moments and probably some tears.

So let's talk about some of the best and worst moments of the show!

Best Opening: Host Seth Meyers gave viewers a strong opening, being his playful self and joking about the MTV VMAs, the Emmys schedule change and some of TV's biggest shows—including How I Met Your Mother, Orange Is the New Black and Duck Dynasty—to start the night off.

Best Strut: Beyoncé was at the Emmys, y'all! Just kidding, it was Amy Poehler pretending to be Bey like the rest of us. (Get it, girl!)

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Confusing Love: Jimmy Kimmel loves Matthew McConaughey, but it's unlike your usual bromance. The presenter called out the actor for his weight gain and the fact that he's a movie star at a TV event, but also called him a "beautiful son of a bitch," which is endearing.

Sweet Moment: After giving McConaughey a hard time, Kimmel gave a nice shout-out to Tracy Morgan, who is still recovering from a car accident. "Shout out to Tracy Morgan, we'll see you next year, Tracy," Jimmy said.

Best Distraction: Modern Family director Gail Mancuso was able to give her acceptance speech without crying by staring at McConaughey instead of her cast.

Your LOL Moment: Seth Meyers and Billy on the Street's Billy Eichner took to the, um, street to ambush people about the Emmys, and it was so funny that the awards show could end right now, and we'd be OK with that. Oh, but the awards. Never mind.

Worthy Recognition: Julia Louis-Dreyfus had to take a moment to recognize her co-presenter Bryan Cranston (after calling him Clark Gable) for his work on Breaking Bad Seinfeld.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bryan Cranston, Emmy Awards 2014 Show


Smoochfest! Louis-Drefyus' praise must have gotten to Cranston, because when she went up to accept her third consecutive win for Veep, he grabbed Julia and started making out with her! Yep, like full-in, open-mouth lip action. Unfortunately, Jimmy Fallon broke it up.

Emmys FAQ: Dear Jon Hamm, Melissa McCarthy, Andre Braugher and all other inquisitive stars—yes, the Emmys are airing live on TV, you will get towed if you park on the curb, and you may use the bathroom if you have the key.

Worst Letdown: So, Allison Janney and Octavia Spencer let us know there will not be a sequel to The Help. Sorry.

Shocker! Matt Bomer, Joe Mantello and Alfred Molina were all nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category for their work in The Normal Heart, yet the award went to Sherlock's Martin Freeman.

Best Advice: This gem comes from Woody Harrelson, presented by McConaughey: "I said, 'Woody, you always seem to keep it pretty cool, what do you do when you got a problem or conflict come up in your life?' Being my good friend, he thinks about it for a minute, he lowers his head for about 15 or 20 seconds, he looks back up at me, looks right in my eyes...right into my soul and says, 'I just forget about it.'"

"It works, it really does work," Harrelson laughs. "I wanna offer that to all of you."

Seth Meyers, Weird Al Yankovic, Andy Samberg, Emmy Awards 2014 Show

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What's Happening? Weird Al Yankovic surprised the audience with a little musical performance by doing a mashup of some of the nominated TV shows' theme songs. It was entertaining but also a little awkward, which is precisely what you would expect from Weird Al.

Rude (but Funny) Interruption: Lena Headey couldn't present an award without being bombarded by King Joffrey (played by Andy Samberg). It was actually pretty great.

Worst Sport: Ricky Gervais has lost 19 times, and he's not so happy about it. It's OK, Ricky. Your time will come.

Best Grammar Lesson: Chris Hardwick so kindly educated Internet trolls on the proper use of your and you're. Thanks, Chris!

Adam Levine Is Here: And he has a beard. That is all.

Woopsie: Oh, Gwen Stefani. It's pronounced Cole-bear Report. Maybe next time. But Fallon used it as a way to act like he actually won and took the stage to accept Best Variety Series, so we're sure he's pretty grateful for your slip-up.

Billy Crystal, Emmy Awards 2014 Show

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Best Use of a Podium?: Sofía Vergara was put on a revolving podium so she could show off her curves at every angle.

Breaking Bad Withdrawals: We all miss the show, but when Aaron Paul accepted his award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, it all came back to us full throttle. "I miss him," Paul said of his character Jesse Pinkman, and also gave a heartwarming shout-out to his co-star Bryan Cranston.

Where's the Kleenex? Continuing in the emotional segment of the show, the In Memoriam portion tugged at our hearts. With the help of Sara Bareilles' angelic vocals, the audience paid their respects to all of the fallen stars from the previous year, including Paul Walker, Philip Seymour Hoffman and, of course, Robin Williams.

No, Seriously, We're Crying: Billy Crystal took the stage to give a tribute to his close friend Williams. Reminding everyone of the late star's humor, and mentioning that he was also such a great friend, Crystal says, "As genius as he was onstage, he was the greatest friend you could ever imagine—supportive, protective, loving," Crystal said. "It's very hard to talk about him in the past because he's so present in all of our lives. For almost 40 years, he was the brightest star in the comedy galaxy, but though some of the brightest stars are extinct now...

"Because they float in the heavens, so far away from us now, their beautiful light will continue to shine on us forever...[and sometimes] you'll think to yourselves, 'Robin Williams, what a concept.'"

Cary Joji Fukunaga, Emmy Awards 2014 Show

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Surprise Eye Candy: Um, hello Cary Joji Fukunaga! Possible #MCM, anyone?

Awkward Alert: What the heck is Julia Roberts talking about? The actress seemed to go off on a strange tangent when presenting the award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Guess she just needed some time on the mike.

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