Emmys 2011: 'Mike & Molly's' Melissa McCarthy recalls her 'completely surreal' nomination


Melissa McCarthy has had a pretty good summer. "Mike & Molly" ended its first season as the top-rated new comedy on TV. She turned in a scene-stealing performance in "Bridesmaids," and last month she scored her first Emmy nomination for her work on the CBS show."It's been nice couple of -- god yeah," McCarthy told Zap2it Wednesday night (Aug. 3) at the Television Critics Association press tour. "Crazy. Delightful."McCarthy also had one of the more memorable reactions to being nominated in recent memory (you can watch it here). She was announcing the nominations with "Fringe" star Joshua Jackson on July 14, and she was a little overcome when she heard her name (she says the TV academy kept her nomination secret during rehearsals). She recounts her "completely surreal" in-the-moment reaction:"It was all going along smoothly, and then my name comes up, but usually when your name comes up it's prompting you. ... It said 'Melissa,'...



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