Tomorrow, I’ll predict who’ll take home the Emmy for Best Reality Competition Show“. But first, let’s take a look at the men and woman in front of the camera, who keep things moving along with their signature catchphrases and unique style. You would think hosting a reality show would be easy, but it really is an art form. Just ask Brian Dunkleman, the former co-host of American Idol.
This award has only been in existence the past two years, and is normally given out during the main telecast. This year, the academy is announcing the winner at The Creative Arts Emmy Ceremony being held tonight and will be broadcast on on E! Entertainment Television on Friday, August 27. Poor guys don’t even get to go to the big boy party. Boo Emmys… BOO.
He’s one of two hosts nominated who have to deal with filming live. There are probably few individuals who could pull off what Bergeron does. You needn’t look any further than his co-hosts to see how easy it is too fail. His quick wit and cheesy puns keep the showing moving in a seamless fashion. Remember when Marie Osmond fainted, he handled that like a pro and took the situation by the balls.
Personally, I think Phil has the easiest job out of the bunch. All he has to do is do a bunch of narrations and greet people at the pit stop and tell them what place they’ve come in. Soooo tough. Traveling the world and standing in one spot for hours. Talk about a cushy job. Sign me up.
If you ask any of my friends, Heidi Klum is the one host I love to imitate. With my dead-on German accent (not really), I can embody the supermodel’s signature catchphrases like no other. I liked Heidi better during the earlier seasons. Now, I I find her trying really hard at judging to keep up with Michael Kors and Nina Garcia. Leave the bitchy commentary to the pros Heidi, and just stand there and look pretty.
Since the award was created, Probst has won it every time. While he doesn’t normally deal with the live factor (except the reunion), he does have to deal with mother nature elements the other hosts would die in. Can’t you just imagine Klum, Seacrest and Bergeron in some remote mosquito filled location? Probst is the standard that all co-hosts have been held up to. The man practically invented the hosting genre. He could’ve easily been a footnote to Survivor but instead he became a star himself.
Oh Ry-ry. He’s become that little media mogul that could. Seacrest must be thanking his lucky stars that Dunkleman never returned for following seasons. It’s like winning the Powerball lottery. Like Bergeron, he deals with a live setting and sometimes has to deal with the unexpected. Having said that, Bergeron is far superior when dealing with unscripted incidents than Ryan is.
SHOULD WIN: Tom Bergeron
WILL WIN: Jeff Probst
Probst will most likely take home the award for the third time. Those Emmy voters do hate change. If it were up to me, as much as I love Probst, it’s time for a changing of the guard and I’d award it to Tom Bergeron. He really does a fantastic job at hosting. He’s funny, cheesy, charming all in one.