January 24, 2017  

Video: Weird Al Yankovic Spoofs Theme Songs of Hit Series at Emmys

August 26, 2014 (4:53 am) GMT
While the parodist sings his version of the 'Game of Thrones' theme song, Andy Samberg appears onstage as King Joffrey before giving George R.R. Martin a typewriter.
Video: Weird Al Yankovic Spoofs Theme Songs of Hit Series at Emmys

stole the spotlight at the Emmy Awards. The parodist graced the stage at the L.A.'s Nokia Theater on Monday night, August 25 and treated the crowd to a medley of revamped theme songs from five popular series that were all up for awards.

Donning a dapper suit and being surrounded by some dancers, Weird Al kicked off his set with his own version of the "" theme song. In it, he made fun of the hit series' leading actor, singing, "'s never won an Emmy. Oh who cares he's still Jon freaking Hamm."

He went on to parody "", "" and "", but his take on "" was probably the best. During the performance, came out on the stage as King Joffrey and served as a backing vocalist while the comedian/singer sang, "If you miss a big scene... watch it over, watch it over... hope you paid attention to the map, you can pause that."

Mid-song, Samberg left the stage and gave "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin who sat in the audience a typewriter as Weird Al said from the stage, "Type George, type as fast as you can... We need more scripts."

was another musician performing at the awards show. Wearing a black outfit, she played a somber performance of 's classic "Smile" during the "In Memoriam" segment. As she performed, photos of , Casey Kasem, and among other famous faces passing away in the past year flashed on the huge screen behind her.





2014 Primetime Emmy Awards: Arrivals | Full Winners


TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Oscars 2017: 'La La Land' Leads With 14 Nods, 7 Black Actors Are Among 20 Acting Nominees
  2. 'The Ring' Prank Is Too Real to Not Be Terrified. See People's Reactions
  3. First Look at Sebastian Stan in 'I, Tonya' Arrives as Caitlin Carver Joins the Cast
  4. Furious Chris Brown Hits Back at Aziz Ansari for Comparing Him to Donald Trump
  5. Michelle Rodriguez Is a Transgender in 'The Assignment' Trailer
  6. Bella Hadid Gets Frisky in Threesome Photo With Kendall Jenner and Riccardo Tisci
  7. Alec Baldwin Will Host 'Saturday Night Live' for the 17th Time
  8. Sabrina Carpenter Slays a Mash-Up of Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' and TLC's 'No Scrubs'