THE DAILY NEWSLETTER – MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2021
MEDIA WINNER: Conan O’Brien
With his 6’4″ height and distinctive swoop of red hair, Conan O’Brien tends to stand out in a crowd no matter what, but he absolutely stole the show at the 73rd annual Emmy Awards on Sunday night.
O’Brien didn’t win any awards for the final season of his eponymous late-night show Conan, but he nevertheless ended up on stage, crashing Stephen Colbert’s acceptance speech for the Late Show’s election night 2020 special.
He also had a blast heckling Television Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma, egging the crowd into a standing ovation for what Scherma undoubtedly expected to be a routine speech.
John Oliver, who