– Jeremy Piven, Best Supporting Actor winner “Sometimes when we’re rolling around in the mud in the jungle and we’re shooting each other and hitting each other, I wonder what it would be like to be baking up a sheet of cookies on Wisteria Lane and getting one of their checks.” – Terry O’Quinn, of “Lost,” Best Supporting Actor Drama “It’s Hei-gel.” – Katherine Heigl, “Grey’s Anatomy” star, who gently corrected announcers after her name was mispronounced when she was introduced as a presenter. Then, the sweetest revenge … Heigl (not “High-jell”) came back onstage to take the Emmy for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama series. “I never knew an actor who didn’t want to do a Western. We all want to do Westerns, believe me, and in this country, it belongs uniquely to us. The Western is here to stay, and I’m very proud to be a part of it.” – Robert Duvall, winner of the Best Actor (Miniseries or Movie) award for his role in “Broken Trail” “This time, it’s a little more like what I hear menopause is like. You break out into sweats all day long. Your back hurts, and you get dizzy. That’s what it’s like wearing a fat suit all day, especially when you’re on a diet.” – Jaime Pressly, of “My Name is Earl,” who lost a lot of weight after the birth of her son and now has to play pregnant since her character, Joy Turner, is with child. Pressly won for Best Supporting Actress Comedy. “My mother is directing a show in her 99-seat house, in our theater in Chicago. That’s why she turned me down as a date tonight, so I brought my sister. I’m straight, by the way. The only straight man to bring his mother four times and then his sister.” – Jeremy Piven, Best Supporting Actor winner for “Entourage,” backstage Doing his best Barney Stinson (his character on “How I Met Your Mother”), Neil Patrick Harris leered slightly at his co-presenter, Hayden Panettiere of “Heroes,” having recently turned 18. “Guys, I think we all know what that means. New voter!” said Harris. “Thank you, Neil, for that patriotic and somehow sleazy innuendo,” returned Panetierre. “It has been an amazing year for me. It’s always down to the writing and, of course, the direction. But the writing is where the role springs from so I was lucky enough to have some beautifully written roles. I don’t believe in astrology but I’d be very interested to see what my astrological sign would say about this year.” – Helen Mirren, on her winning streak since the Oscars. She won for Best Actress Drama in “Prime Suspect.” “I kind of figured the first question would be about Britney Spears. My partner Joel Hyatt and I are incredibly grateful for this Emmy. I’m not planning to run. You’ve heard me say that. But I’m proud of this Emmy. – Al Gore, on surviving media firestorms160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! “It took me nine minutes. How long does it take to look like a penguin?” – William H. Macy, on preparing to come to the Emmys His show has been gone for two years, but former “Everybody Loves Raymond” star Ray Romano gave a rather unusual plug to his former TV spouse Patricia Heaton, who stars in the new comedy “Back to You” with Kelsey Grammer. “A lot has changed on TV in two years,” Romano said. “For one, I hear Frasier is screwing my wife. What? What? Patty, how could you? We have TV children.” “I want to thank our entire crew. I don’t know any of their names … No, I know all of their names and I celebrate them.”
Journalists in the Valley took out a protest march here against the continued suspension of internet services which completed 100 days on Tuesday since the abrogation of the Jammu and Kashmir’s special status on August 5.Scores of journalists working with different media organisations assembled at the Kashmir Press Club here and took out a protest march against the snapping of internet services in the Valley on the night of August 4, hours before the Centre revoked the state’s special status under Article 370 and abrogated it into two Union Territories.The journalists demanded immediate restoration of the services to facilitate the media persons to discharge their professional duties.“We took out the protest against the suspension of internet services for 100 days now. Internet is a basic took for journalists to discharge their professional duties and we demand its immediate restoration,” senior journalist Pervez Bukhari told reporters after the protest.The Centre’s August 5 decision led to an unannounced shutdown in the valley even as authorities imposed severe restrictions, including on communication, which were later gradually eased out.Postpaid mobile services on all networks were restored in the Valley on October 14, 72 days after they were snapped.However, pre-paid mobile phones and all internet services continue to remain suspended since August 5.The government has set up a ‘Media Facilitation Centre’ at a conference hall of a local hotel here for journalists to discharge their professional duties. But the media persons complain that it has not enough computers and they have to wait for hours for their turn.
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