Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson at the 2008 Primetime Emmy Awards
Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson at the 2008 Primetime Emmy Awards.
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards
The 2008 Primetime Emmy Awards were held on September 21st at the brand new Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by Ryan Seacrest, Tom Bergeron, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and Jeff Probst. All 5 hosts were nominated for Outstanding Host for a Reality Show or Reality Competition. For the first time in the Primetime Emmy Awards history the academy released ten finalists for Outstanding Comedy and Drama Series categories. Presenting awards through the night were Christina Applegate, Candice Bergen, Jimmy Kimmel, Kiefer Sutherland. A few of the winners through the night were Jean Smart, Laura Linney, Sydney Pollack, Don Rickles, and Paul Giamatti .