2015 Emmy Awards: Memorable quotes

Here are a few of the more memorable quotes from the 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards:

 

"This year we also said goodbye to "True Detective." even though it's still on the air." - Andy Samberg, Emmy Awards host

 

"So many lives are touched by addiction, it is a privilege to work on a show that reminds us there is hope." - Allison Janney, Best supporting actress in a comedy

 

"We don't have a trans tipping point yet. We have a trans civil rights problem." - Jill Soloway, Best directing for a comedy series ("Transparent")

 

"I just had a fear my zipper's down." - Tony Hale, Best supporting actor in a comedy

 

"I love powerful, funny women." - Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Best actress in a comedy

 

"Thank you for letting us be part of the change." - Jeffrey Tambor, Best lead actor in a comedy

 

"We're all here because of the power of a story well told. Sometimes, that's enough." - Frances McDormand, Best lead actress in a limited series or movie

 

"That was Lady Gaga." - Richard Jenkins, Best lead actor in a limited series or movie

 

“To everybody on television, I just want to tell you: cling to it. As long as you can. Like death. Like in “Titanic,” the guy — Cling to it! I have been off television for six weeks. This is the first applause I’ve heard. It is a barren wasteland out there. Where you say hello, whatever. Out in the world, there are tables with food, but you can’t take it! Very little of it is gluten-free or vegan.” - Jon Stewart, Best variety talk series

 

“I love you because you let me be me.” Uzo Aduba, Best supporting actress in a drama series

 

"There has been a terrible mistake. Clearly." - Jon Hamm, Best actor in a drama series

 

"You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there." - Viola Davis, Best actress in a drama series

 

"I was just ecstatic to learn I wasn't the one who messed up."  - Tracy Morgan, presenting award for Best drama series

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