The latest pilot castings from Variety and the Reporter: Timm Sharp (Undeclared, and a recent guest star on 'Til Death) is Jason Biggs' annoying roommate in the CBS comedy I'm in Hell. Nathan Gamble (Babel) has landed the lead in Fox's untitled comedy about a 10-year-old helped through life by his crazy grandfather (Tom Conti). Macey Cruthird (Hope & Faith's Hayley) is Gamble's older sister. Ian Gomez (Felicity) is Steve Howey's veterinary-clinic partner in Fox's The Beast. Dash Mihok (Hollywoodland) has joined ABC's Cavemen.
Where do the winners go after accepting their Emmys? Backstage to the (overly air-conditioned, brrrr) press room! Here is your minute-by-minute guide to who said what about their most memorable night.
8:06: Show's just starting, and we're watching it back here like the rest of ya. Host Conan O'Brien's pretaped opening says it all: NBC (and The Office) gets second billing in a funny bit that leads off instead with rival ABC's Lost.
8:18: Alan Alda wins, giving The West Wing its 26th Emmy ev
Leslie Hope and Elisha Cuthbert were two of the first actors I interviewed for TVGuide.com, back in 2002, during the debut season of a little-show-that-could called 24. Coincidentally, I was slated to talk with each of the "Bauer women" again this week, but one of them "politely passed" at the last minute. The actress I now like a bit more is Ms. Hope, who called me from the set of Runaway, a CW drama debuting Sept. 25, and concerning a family that assumes a new id