Emmy recap: Forget the awards. What about the show itself?

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If the Broncos’ performance Sunday afternoon wasn’t painful enough, TV patted itself on the back for three hours last night in the annual Emmy awards.

Forget the winners for a moment — if you knew who they were in the first place. The real story is who said what, who was funny and who was not. A little preview: Jon Stewart is funny and Seth McFarlane is not.

For a rundown of the high and low points of the 2012 Emmys, see the story at TV Line.