Emmy Awards 2014 Top Moments: Robin Williams Remembered in Emotional Tribute, Hayden Panettiere Reveals She's Having a Girl

Celebrity News Aug. 26, 2014 AT 12:40AM
Billy Crystal and Hayden Panettiere Billy Crystal remebers Robin Williams at the 2014 Emmys and more top moments Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images; C Flanigan/Getty Images

A night full of laughs, tears, and jabs! The 2014 Emmy Awards, held at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre and hosted by Seth Meyers, were full of one-liners, funny acceptance speech interruptions, a somewhat random performance by Weird Al Yankovic, and an emotional tribute to the late Robin Williams. Not to mention, Hayden Panettiere revealed she’s having a girl! 

1. Billy Crystal Pays Tribute to Robin Williams, Recalls Comedian's "Brilliance," "Relentless Energy" in Emotional Speech 

Hollywood paid tribute to the late Robin Williams, as well as Elaine Stritch, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Walker, Shirley Temple, and more who've died since the 2013 Emmys, with a poignant in memoriam segment toward the end of the show. After a short montage of photos, Billy Crystal emerged out of the dark to speak about his dear friend Williams, who passed on Aug. 11. "He made us laugh, big time...The brilliance was astounding. The relentless energy was thrilling,” Crystal said of the Mrs. Doubtfire actor. 

2. Hayden Panettiere Reveals She's Having a Girl, Dresses Up Baby Bump on Emmy Awards 2014 Red Carpet

Hayden Panettiere let it slip to Giuliana Rancic on the red carpet that she’s expecting a baby girl with fiancé Wladimir Klitschko.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Veep' and kisses actor Bryan Cranston onstage at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Veep' and kisses actor Bryan Cranston onstage at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

3. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bryan Cranston Make Out on Camera: See the Amazing GIF 

Whoa! Julia Louis-Dreyfus was intercepted with a makeout sesh from Bryan Cranston while en route to accept her Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on HBO’s Veep. The moment was a throwback to when Cranston appeared on Seinfeld in the mid-1990’s as Elaine’s love interest.

Jon Hamm attends the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theater on August 25, 2014.
Jon Hamm attends the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theater on August 25, 2014.
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4. Melissa McCarthy Asks Seth Meyers About Parking During Funny Celeb Q&A 

Emmys host Seth Meyers hosted a celebrity Q&A during the awards show, where he fielded questions from A-listers like Melissa McCarthy, Jon Hamm, Julianna Margulies and more. McCarthy’s question? Whether or not her car would get towed.

Weird Al' Yankovic and Andy Samberg perform on stage during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theater on August 25, 2014.
Weird Al' Yankovic and Andy Samberg perform on stage during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theater on August 25, 2014.
Credit: Mark Davis/NBC/Getty Images

5. George R.R. Martin Ambushed During Weird Al's Emmys Number: Watch!

Weird Al Yankovic took the stage with Andy Samberg to perform a quirky montage of revamped TV show theme songs. While spoofing the Game of Thrones theme song, Samberg  dressed as King Joffrey  ambushed GoT author George R.R. Martin with a typewriter.

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