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The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night
The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night

"TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV." That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and irony. Lynch is pumped on an adrenaline, and cannot find the right voice for music or comedy. This Fox telecast could make for a long night, and might be really tired of her by the start of the late news. Baltimore native Julie Bowen, of "Modern Family," won the first Emmy of the night -- for best supporting actress in a comedy. "Oh my god. Oh my god. Are you kidding me? I don't know what I'm...

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