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WIN THIS! ‘Flight of the Conchords’ Season 2 DVDs

HOORAY! We have our winners of the Flight of the Conchords season two DVD box sets:

Ethan and Joe! Congrats, Ethan and Joe, and thanks for entering. Your awesome box sets  will be on their way to your mailbox shortly. Enjoy, and thanks again for checking us out at TV!

And everyone, keep checking our WIN THIS! section … we’ve got lots more TV goodies coming your way!

Conchords star Jemaine Clement was a surprise nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series at this year’s Emmy Awards, which makes it the perfect time to catch up with the show’s second season. And is making that easier by giving away two copies of the Flight of the Conchords: The Complete Second Season DVD box set!

The box sets include all ten episodes from the show’s second season, as well as Dave’s pawn shop commercials, New Zealand consulate meetings with Murray and Greg, deleted scenes, outtakes and a documentary featurette. And, of course, all of Bret and Jemaine’s crazy adventures – the tea cup disaster, Bret’s gang and hair gel addiction, to name but a few – and great guest stars like Jim Gaffigan, Art Garfunkel, Kristen Wiig, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Patton Oswalt.

And all you have to do to have a shot at winning Flight of the Conchords season two on DVD: leave a comment on this post, with your vote for the best Jemaine and Bret song from the show, and an e-mail address to reach you, and you may be a winner.

– Leave a comment on this post, with your vote for the best Jemaine and Bret song from the show, and an e-mail address to reach you
– Deadline to enter is October 2 at 8PM ET (according to recorded comment time)
– The winner will be chosen by random, using’s Random Number Generator
– The winner will be announced on the evening of October 2, as an update to this post

Good luck, Conchords fans!

2009 Emmy Nominations: Lots o’ Surprises

30 Rock with 22 nominations, 99 nods for HBO … big numbers for them at this morning’s 2009 Emmy Awards nominations announcement, but those weren’t the biggest surprises when Grey’s Anatomy star Chandra Wilson and The Big Bang Theory‘s Jim Parsons read the list of Emmy contenders.

Among the surprise snubs:
– No Best Drama nod for 24
– No Best Actor in a Drama nod for Kiefer Sutherland (what?!)
– No Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy nod for Jeremy Piven, who won the award last year. Guess people are still really ticked off about that whole mercury poisoning business
– A near shut-out for buzzworthy HBO drama True Blood, which got nominations for title design, casting and art direction … and that’s it

Now, among the surprise, mostly happy surprises, nominees:
Family Guy and Flight of the Conchords for Best Comedy
Big Love and Breaking Bad for Best Drama
Sarah Silverman for Best Actress in a Comedy for The Sarah Silverman Show
Jemaine Clement for Best Actor in a Comedy for Flight of the Conchords
Elisabeth Moss for Best Actress in a Drama for Mad Men (so deserved)
Aaron Paul for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama for Breaking Bad (ditto)
– And Jack McBrayer, one of the most delightful guys on TV, for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy for 30 Rock

And the nominations that really sum up this year’s contenders: in the Best Writing – Comedy category, four out of five nods went to 30 Rock, while Mad Men snagged four out of five nominations for Best Writing in a Drama.

With some of TV’s more popular – with viewers, not just with critics – shows earning some Emmy nomination recognition this year, it’s clear that the Emmy folk are trying to make sure the telecast fares better than last year’s show, which was the lowest-rated in Emmy history. Having Neil Patrick Harris as host (he’s also a Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy nominee for How I Met Your Mother – yay) is another step towards that, so here’s hoping that the Sept. 20 Emmy telecast will be one worth watching.

So, were your faves nominated? Are you bummed about 24, Kiefer or Piven’s snubs? Anyone or any show you think didn’t deserve the nomination(s) they got? And does NPH as host have you looking forward to the 61st annual Emmys show on Sept. 20?

And now, the rest of the nominees (the complete complete list, including technical awards, is available at…

Outstanding Comedy Series
30 Rock
Family Guy
Flight of the Conchords
How I Met Your Mother
The Office

Outstanding Drama Series
Big Love
Breaking Bad
Mad Men

…Read more

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