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66th Emmy Awards With Host Seth Myers To Air On NBC


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Another year, another Emmy Awards show to kick off the Fall TV season.

The awards show is slated to air on Monday, August 25th at 8:00 PM on NBC. The host this year will be the always entertaining Seth Myers.

I am not crazy about the majority of the nominees. Same old, same old, year after year. No Blacklist love? Or MasterChef? Or Bates Motel? Seriously? My eyes are rolling here – these shows are brilliantly produced and the acting in the drama series is outstanding.

What a disappointment!

However, what won’t be disappointing will be Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams. I am sure it will be a fitting and sensitive memorial and will move the hearts of the viewers.

Enjoy the show everyone. Comments are now open for business.

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About Masterclass Lady

Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

3 Responses to “66th Emmy Awards With Host Seth Myers To Air On NBC”

  1. Yes, total shock: Modern Family for comedy, Breaking Bad for drama. Good is good but really???Let someone else win for once. I don’t watch a whole lot of TV (love love love Castle, and right now we are following “The Last Ship” – My sister told me that in “The Leftovers” the dogs have turned evil & are being killed so I’m avoiding that one like the plague). Plus our old standard CSI (Who would have predicted Ted Danson would be so good in the role once filled by William Petersen?). One of these days I’ll have time to sit down & watch the 2 seasons of “Game of Thrones” that are sitting on top of my TV set. Thanks, MCL!!

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  2. On the other hand, I was thrilled to see “Sherlock” pick up three Emmys! I adore that show. 🙂

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  3. Oh, and mustn’t forget Sara Bareilles’ rendition of Smile. She’s one of my favorite artists.

    And of course the tribute to Robin Williams was both laugh- and tear-worthy.

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