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Monday, September 22, 2008

Emmy Award Winners 2008-Don Rickles Project: Outstanding Individual Performance in Comedy

The Emmy Award Winners 2008 And Don Rickles Project: Outstanding Individual Performance in Comedy

Comedian Don Rickles has once again proved that he could make people laugh. He bagged this year's Emmy Award 2008 for outstanding individual performance in a comedy, variety or musical program. He received two standing ovations during the function - one when he went on stage as a presenter with Kathy Griffin and another when he received the award.

Mr. Johnny Carson called Don Rickles as 'Mr. Warmth', and interestingly, Rickles appeared in the John Landis directed film titled Mr. Warmth - The Don Rickles Project, which was about his life and 60-year-career in the show business.

Don Rickles won Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Musical Program: Don Rickles, Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project, The producers didn’t dare cut don rickles since the audience gave him a standing ovation.

He was funny once again, Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project • HBO • Dark Horse Indie Films and Salient Media in association with HBO Documentary Films Don Rickles, Performer


Emmy Winners 2008


The Emmy Award winners for 2008 are already stated. And Don Rickles won the Outstanding Individual Performance In A Variety Or Music Program.

Here is the complete list of the Emmy Winners 2008


Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy: Jeremy Piven, Entourage

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy: Jean Smart, Samantha Who

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama: Zeljko Ivanek

Directing for a variety, music or comedy program: Louis J. Horvitz– 80th annual Academy Awards

Best supporting actress in a Drama: Diane Wiest, “In Treatment”

Best writing for a variety, music or comedy program: The Colbert Report

Best Comedy Writing: Tommy Smothers– Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

Best lead actress in a miniseries or movie: Laura Linney,” John Adams”

Best Variety, Music or Comedy Series: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Outstanding Guest Actor/Comedy Series: Tim Conway for “30 Rock”
Outstanding Guest Actress/Comedy Series: Kathryn Joosten for “Desperate Housewives”

Outstanding Director/Comedy Series: Barry Sonnenfield “Pushing Daises”

Outstanding Writer/Comedy Series: Tina Fey “30 Rock”

Outstanding ‘Made for Television’ Movie: Recount

Outstanding Supporting Actor/Mini-Series: Tom Wilkinson “John Adams”

Directing/Mini-Series, Movie or Dramatic Special: Jay Roach “Recount”

Writing/Mini-Series, Movie or Dramatic Special: Kirk Ellis “John Adams”

Supporting Actress/miniseries or Movie: Eileen Atkins “Cranford(Masterpiece)”

Outstanding Reality Show Competition: The Amazing Race

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie: “John Adams”

Individual Performance: Variety or Music Program: Don Rickles “Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project”

Guest Actor/Drama Series: Glynn Turman “In Treatment”
Guest Actress/Drama Series: Cynthia Nixon “Law and Order”

Outstanding Director/Drama Series: Greg Yaitanes “House”

Outstanding Writing/Drama Series: Matthew Weiner “Mad Men”

Outstanding Lead Actor/Miniseries or Movie: Paul Giamatti “John Adams”

Outstanding Lead Actor/Comedy Series: Alec Baldwin “30 Rock”

Outstanding Lead Actress/Drama Series: Glenn Close “Damages”

Outstanding Lead Actor Drama Series: Brian Cranston “Breaking Bad”

Outstanding Lead Actress/Comedy Series: Tina Fey “30 Rock”

Outstanding Reality TV Host: Jeff Probst “Survivor”

Outstanding Comedy Series: 30 Rock

Outstanding Drama Series: Mad Men

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