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What Do You Think About the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy?

Ricky Gervais won this year's Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy! He beat out Steve Carell, Alec Baldwin, Tony Shalhoub and Charlie Sheen. What do you think of this?


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kristya kristya 9 years
Agreed! I like Steve but The Office just is not funny.
Fab_Kitty Fab_Kitty 9 years
Buzz, do you know which Extras episode was submitted on behalf of Gervais? I was hoping he would win and the ep. I had stuck in my mind for why he deserved the Emmy was the episode w/ David Bowie. So painfully funny!
Moley25 Moley25 9 years
Extras is seriously hilarious. A lot of people just haven't seen it. If they had, they would understand!
mrspiven mrspiven 9 years
i think he deserved it, but it was a tight race. why can't they give out two?
purrtykitty purrtykitty 9 years
alec baldwin totally deserved to win. extras looked funny and all, but alec carries 30 rock, so he should've gotten some recognition. i'd have been ok with tony shalhoub, too...i love monk and he's absolutely brilliant on the show.
ebgirl ebgirl 9 years
This one was tough because I was rooting for everyone in this category except for Charlie Sheen. Also, I've heard Gervais is kind of an a**, so I would have preferred to see Steve Carell, Tony Shalhoub, or Alec Baldwin win in this category. I do like Extras though.
pebby01 pebby01 9 years
i'm really happy ricky gerveis won. i think he deserved it
Kellsters Kellsters 9 years
I'm in the Steve Carrell camp... he should have won the award, not just 'accepted' :) it for Gervais.
Liz7757 Liz7757 9 years
It was the last season of Extras, so I'm glad Ricky won. Steve Carrell will have more chances in the future.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 9 years
Gervais is a deserving winner, but I was cheering for Steve Carrell.
Kellsters Kellsters 9 years
Steve Carrell made me laugh hysterically!!
ayanaphil ayanaphil 9 years
Alec or Steve should've taken this one.
mcpro26 mcpro26 9 years
dont know him, dont know the show so i guess i am undecided.
dmblauren dmblauren 9 years
i wanted steve to win, but extras is HILARIOUS. and ricky is fantastic in it, so i think he deserved it.
kapchis kapchis 9 years
Charlie Sheen? Are you kidding me? That's not acting. Tony Shaloub phoned it in last year. He didn't even try. Alec Baldwin, much as I think he's the male counterpart to a chicken, absolutely ROCKED THE 30 ROCK HOUSE. Still, too early for those actors to start taking too much away from longstanding shows. Here's the thing about Steve Carrell (who I think is an incredible actor and I would personally leave my husband for- kidding): if he won, it would be a slap in the face to Ricky Gervais who originated the role. Ricky improvised that character and tweaked it to the perfect example for just the right actor- Steve Carrell. They kind of had to tip their hat to Ricky before they acknowledged The Office. Team Steve Carrell 08!
lala788 lala788 9 years
i watched Extra one time , didn't find it funny at all , i don't know why he won!
orangejeans orangejeans 9 years
Steve Carell
LeninaCrowne LeninaCrowne 9 years
kudos to him for creating the original office. also love extras
flutterpie flutterpie 9 years
:( i really wanted steve carrell to win
Phil Phil 9 years
I can't really comment because to be honest, I haven't watched Extras. However, Steve Carell's pseudo-win was freakin' awesome! With all the nominations for the "Gay Witch Hunt" episode, I was afraid the three would engage in the most awekard three-way kiss. Ever. Cheer to not reliving that!
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