Emmy wins!!! Congratulations Matt Weiner and Mad Men! Posted by Roberta Lipp on September 21, 2008 at 10:58 pm Actors & Crew, Awards, Matthew Weiner, Media-Web-News, Season 1 Sep 212008 Matthew Weiner wins an Emmy for best writer for Smoke Gets in Your Eyes. Mad Men wins best dramatic series and makes history! 35 Responses to “Emmy wins!!! Congratulations Matt Weiner and Mad Men!” Noah says: September 21, 2008 at 7:00 pm HURRAH!!!!!! Drinks all around! Roberta Lipp says: September 21, 2008 at 7:04 pm Noah! It's a school night! trex says: September 21, 2008 at 7:04 pm Happy Happy Joy Joy! OUTSTANDING! that was definitely the way to end the evening. Every congratulations to the smoothest team in town. Precious says: September 21, 2008 at 7:07 pm This is awesome!! I have never paid this much attention to the Emmy's and it has so been worth it. Congratulations to the Mad Men cast and crew (and to Comcast which can continue to count on my cable subscription…)!!! Karl says: September 21, 2008 at 7:12 pm From the ONTD liveblog: DRAMA SERIES presented by Tom Sellek's Moustache Boston Legal Damages Dexter House Lost Winner: Mad Men. Curvy ladies make their way to the stage looking fierce as hell. Shelly says: September 21, 2008 at 7:20 pm Thank GOD Mad Men won best drama because I actually got nervous after Jon Hamm didn't win Best Actor. Congrats to the whole show though! Roberta Lipp says: September 21, 2008 at 7:29 pm I panicked when Alan Taylor didn't get director AND Hamm didn't win. madmenfan says: September 21, 2008 at 7:30 pm Congratulations to the cast and crew of Mad Men on their win of Best Drama Series and to Matthew Weiner for Best Writing in a Drama Series. The entire cast looked absolutely fantastic on stage when they came up to accept their Best Drama Award!!!!. They guys of Mad Men were looking very sharp and the ladies of Mad Men looked absolutely beautiful and sexy as ever!! Congratulations Mad Men!!!!! Peter G says: September 21, 2008 at 7:39 pm FINALLY – a reinforcement that quality televison truly has a place in the big business of TV. CONGRATULATIONS to to cast and crew of MAD MEN!!! YAY!!! Shelly says: September 21, 2008 at 7:39 pm What a sexy cast. simone says: September 21, 2008 at 7:40 pm Jon Hamm was robbed BUT we did win best drama YEAAAAAAA Noah says: September 21, 2008 at 7:41 pm Mad Women are hot. And thank God Christina's dress didn't match her hair this time… Ms. Darkly says: September 21, 2008 at 7:48 pm The live blog over at Best Week Ever/Michelle Collins had much MM love: http://www.bestweekever.tv/2008/09/21/bwe-liveblo… MacheteBette says: September 21, 2008 at 7:52 pm OMG, Jon Hamm came in full character as Don Draper. Super Sexy!!!!!! Thewaywewere says: September 21, 2008 at 8:01 pm Jon Hamm is the real Don Draper! Laura Leone says: September 21, 2008 at 8:04 pm Yippeeee!!!! I didn't watch the show because I just couldn't deal lol BUT I turned on the last 5 minutes, just in time to see MM win Best Drama – woohoo!!!!!!!! Congratulations to all!! And yes, everyone looked so good – hopefully, no one will make the fug list tomorrow… Joy says: September 21, 2008 at 8:06 pm No one, Laura? See Bridget's "I dreamed I attended the Emmys in my Maidenform merry widow" entry in the previous thread. Karl says: September 21, 2008 at 8:09 pm It would have been so cool if the MM cast had all gone in vintage dress. MacheteBette says: September 21, 2008 at 8:13 pm I have been without cable since that bastard of a hurricane came through Houston, don't know when I'll get it back. I got my life though. Wish I had Mad Men, too!!!!!!!! Ms. Darkly says: September 21, 2008 at 8:13 pm LOL, Joy — let us know when you get the scoop. Joy says: September 21, 2008 at 8:17 pm I certainly will, Ms. D – I have a feeling it's John Slattery, because he's from Boston. And for the sake of getting some sleep tonight, I'll convince my curiosity it's him until I hear otherwise. MacheteBette says: September 21, 2008 at 8:26 pm Good night!!! Laura Leone says: September 21, 2008 at 8:27 pm Oh yes, please Joy, haah!! Well, I *did* only have the show on for 5 minutes….I will be trawling through the photos tomorrow – and definitely watching the Fashion post-mortems on E! this week!! hehehe I think I was worried most about January, since she often gets fugged (and deservedly most of the time) – but I thought she looked good, imo. Laura Leone says: September 21, 2008 at 8:28 pm p.s. I haven't looked at the Emmy thread yet, but why do I think the Maidenform Merry Widow might just be a comment about January's dress lol Noah says: September 21, 2008 at 8:54 pm The following quote comes from Matt Weiner in the Emmy press room… "I'm surprised that there is such segregation and caste system at the Emmys. I have this amazing cast, and none of them was asked to present awards tonight." Right effing on, Matt. hullaballoo says: September 21, 2008 at 9:49 pm Congratulations MM on a well deserved win. ihavesmokeinmyeyes says: September 21, 2008 at 10:04 pm I had to watch it non-live on the West Coast, despite the fact that I live about 30 minutes away from where the freakin awards were presented – wtf is that? So I just found out about 5 minutes ago. Anyway, very stoked and it made all of the waiting and not peeking online for the list of winners worth it. Hamm got robbed. Bryan Cranston is great on the episodes of Breaking Bad that I caught (another AMC show, at least), but nowhere near as amazing as Jon Hamm. But he'll have 4 more chances to win one. Also, congrats to 30 Rock for pretty much sweeping comedy. Maybe people will actually start watching it. Joy says: September 22, 2008 at 12:02 am My mother just called and woke me up to “congratulate” me on MM’s Best Drama award: Gee Ma, you know I love MM, but how did you know about the win? You never watch awards shows…”Oh, my neighbor is all excited – her cousin is an actor on the show.” WHAT?! Which character? Who?! Young, old? “Oh, I don’t know… he must be near her age – in his 40′s, or 60′s?” Is he from New England? Who is it, Ma?! WHO?! “Gosh, I don’t know, I’ll find out and let you know later this week… Sleep tight.” o_O Karl says: September 22, 2008 at 12:04 am Theway: Jon Hamm is the real Don Draper! And — oddly enough — the real Slim Shady. Kay says: September 22, 2008 at 4:12 am Decided to Getty the acceptance pics. Good to see all 2000 of the Mad Men folks onstage! LOL! It was truly a sight to behold Miss Maggie Siff there. She and Christina Hendricks looked stunning! Yet, the hottest of the night was Jon Hamm! Holla! B.Cooper says: September 22, 2008 at 4:46 am Would it have killed Matt Weiner to mention Roberta and Deb in his acceptance speech? Virginia says: September 22, 2008 at 5:13 am I agree with other posters that Jon Hamm was robbed — but the two big wins and the four others were a great tribute to the show. I am so pleased. I think Jon's portrayal of Don Draper is so subtle — one of the reasons I love him, but maybe not showy enough for Emmy? Congratulations to everyone on Mad Men! Ellelque says: September 22, 2008 at 5:46 am I have to admit, I was listening close for Matt to say "And thank you to the Lovely Lipp Sisters." It would have been Awesome! Maybe next year. Rosie says: September 22, 2008 at 9:34 am I'm sorry that Jon Hamm didn't win, but . . . I 'm glad that Bryan Cranston did. I've been a fan of his for years. Overall, this has been one of the more satisfying Emmys – awards wise. Both "MAD MEN" and "JOHN ADAMS" were top winners, along with "30 ROCK". I'm happy. lisak says: September 24, 2008 at 3:28 pm Congrats to Matt! (and all who make MM possible) Besides SGIYE and TW, ANY of the Season 1 episodes could have been nominated for best writing…my other favs are Babylon and Hobo Code…or maybe Shoot.. New Amsterdam..okay…all 13…they flow like a novel… Hopefully, the totality of Season 2 will be as satisfying as Season 1, but that's a whole 'nuther thread! Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.