"MTV aired the Video Music Awards last night. That's right, MTV still has an award for music videos even though they no longer show music videos," he said. "That's like network TV holding an awards show and giving all the trophies to cable and Netflix. That would be crazy. Why would they do that?"
There was loud laughter in the auditorium -- knowing laughter, because that's what the Emmys have resembled in recent years: an awards show on network TV celebrating cable TV.