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Rudolph, nominated for hosting “Saturday Night Live,” said if she were to join the show, “I would have to be a fictional cousin, because I don’t think they needed any more children. I don’t think the Huxtables needed any more children. But, listen, if Denise needed a best friend to go shopping with, that’s who I would be.”

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a 14-time Emmy nominee and two-time winner, wants to bring back her favorite show from childhood: “Flipper.”

“Talking dolphin. How can you beat it?” she said. “Well, sort of talking. It communicated. A dolphin who beats the bad guy every week. I think we should redo that. I think I’m going to pitch that. That’s my new HBO show: `Flipper: Part II.’”

The Primetime Emmy Awards will be presented on Sept. 23 at the Nokia Theatre and broadcast live on ABC.


AP Entertainment Writers Derrik J. Lang and Mike Cidoni Lennox contributed to this report.


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