Emmys 2011: Jane Lynch and Emmy hosting dos and don'ts


Emmycast host Jane Lynch played things pretty close to the vest when she spoke to reporters on a conference call on Tuesday, saying all the right things about her writers, producer Mark Burnett and what she thinks the broadcast is all about (read: not the host).As we talked about right after she signed on to host the ceremony, there's a lot to like about Lynch in this job. She's got the improv skills to roll with the punches, she will inject lots of humor into the broadcast, and she'll get out of the way when necessary. But that was all conjecture; the answers she gave during the conference call tells us that she's got a good handle on the dos and don'ts of award show hosting.What are they? Here are some basic ones:DON'T make the show about yourself. As we mentioned earlier this week, when Lynch was asked about what makes a good host, she...



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