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  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • August 25, 2014 - 9:10 PM

Which performance had Emmy attendees on their feet?

That'd be the pawn shop spoof starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul that was filmed to build buzz for the Emmy Awards.

The commercial for this year's ceremony, in which Louis-Dreyfus looks into selling her "Seinfeld" Emmy, was among the clips shown inside the Nokia Theatre during a commercial break.

When it began playing, several audience members stopped in the aisles or stood up to watch.

By the time it was over it had gotten far more laughs than "Weird Al" Yankovic's actual Emmy performance.

— Derrik J. Lang: /www.twitter.com/derrikjlang.

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