You've heard a lot of fun TV scoop coming out of the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour the past week and a half, but you might not have heard all of this ...
When the networks trot out the stars of all their new shows, sometimes the press conference-style Q&A sessions with TV critics can get a little bizarre. We've compiled our favorite out-of-context quotes from TCA for your amusement, including talk of hairy nipples; hilarious bearded, naked, tortured men; hanging out with Daniel Craig; dreams of dating George Clooney; and superficial praise of gay men everywhere.
Click through our gallery to read all the quotes you didn't hear, and keep checking back for more this week!
Claire Danes, "Homeland" (Showtime)
"Awesome hummus." - "Homeland" star Claire Danes on the perks of working in Israel
Jay Ryan, "Beauty and the Beast" (The CW)
"Has he got hairy nipples?" - Jay Ryan on playing "Beauty and the Beast's" beast
Katie Couric, "Katie" (ABC)
"I'd like to go out with George Clooney if you can arrange that." - "Katie" host Katie Couric on her bucket list
Russell Brand, "Brand X With Russell Brand" (FX)
"Oh, yeah, I remember this experience. It's like some imaginarium. It's like being situated in purgatory, where you don't entirely know where voices are coming from." - Russell Brand on being at TCA
David Krumholtz, "Partners" (CBS)
"So is it an unfortunate coincidence that my character's name is Tate Donovan?" - David Krumholtz joking about CBS' "Partners" being compared to Tate Donovan's failed 1995 Fox show of the same name
Justin Kirk, "Animal Practice" (NBC)
"Before the scene, it took a poop on the floor. It looked like an omelet." - "Animal Practice" star Justin Kirk on a snake co-star
NeNe Leakes, "The New Normal" (NBC)
"Lots of gays that are there running around ... they invented nail polish, haircuts, high heel shoes, so we love them." - "The New Normal" star NeNe Leakes on loving the gays because she's from Atlanta
Michael C. Hall, "Dexter" (Showtime)
"I would think it's ironic given my day job." - "Dexter" star Michael C. Hall (shown here with co-star Jennifer Carpenter) on how he'd react to finding out a sibling was a serial killer
Mindy Kaling, "The Mindy Project" (Fox)
"The bearded, naked guy getting tortured is going to be on my show, and he's hilarious." - Mindy Kaling on co-star Chris Messina, formerly of "Damages" (far right)
Anthony Anderson, "Guys With Kids" (NBC)
"It was a gentle suck." - Anthony Anderson on "Guys With Kids" TV wife Tempestt Bledsoe's kissing technique
Dan Fogelman, "The Neighbors" (ABC)
"Wow, I almost went to law school." - "The Neighbors" creator Dan Fogelman
Charlie Sheen, "Anger Management" (FX)
"It's not Martinville, but it's certainly not Charlieville at that point, you know?" - Charlie Sheen on having his dad Martin Sheen on "Anger Management"
Connie Britton, "Nashville" (ABC)
"There probably won't be as many y'alls." - Connie Britton on going from "Friday Night Lights" to ABC's "Nashville"
Ike Barinholtz, "The Mindy Project" (Fox)
"I'm Elliott Gould." - Ike Barinholtz in response to how "The Mindy Project" casting was like "Ocean's 11"
Mamie Gummer, "Emily Owens, M.D." (The CW)
"It's like speaking Trekkie or something. These sounds mean nothing to me." - Mamie Gummer on playing a doctor in "Emily Owens, M.D."
Kevin Nealon, "Weeds" (Showtime)
"I hang out with Colin Farrell, also some of the people from '30 Rock,' but not the guy with the hat. He's not cool. And Daniel Craig on weekends." - Kevin Nealon on "Weeds" making him cooler