Despite being nominated for 4 Emmy awards, "Girls" -- written by and starring Lena Dunham -- didn't manage to take home any Emmys on Sunday night.
Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding writing for a comedy series, Lena Dunham teased an exciting Season 2 before the ceremony.
"I can't tell you exactly what's going on," Dunham said. "It would be a spoiler alert. It involves sex, sharp objects ..."
Season 2 of "Girls" premieres in January 2013.
"I can't tell you exactly what's going on. It would be a spoiler alert. It involves sex, sharp objects ..." -- Lena Dunham to Ryan Seacrest after he showed a pantsless on-set photo of her from "Girls"
"I'm just happy to be alive, I gotta be honest. Amanda Bynes gave me a ride over." -- Jimmy Fallon joking on the E! red carpet
"We started as sort of hunched-over cavemen, now we are two and a half fully erect men." -- Jon Cryer on the evolution of "Two and a Half Men," to Ryan Seacrest on the E! red carpet
"No matter what I do, they're there, so what are you gonna do?" -- "2 Broke Girls" star Kat Dennings on her, um, <em>assets</em> on the E! red carpet
"Outstanding Baby in a Drama or Miniseries, because there's some great baby work. On 'Mad Men,' Baby Gene, Baby Holly on 'Breaking Bad,' there's some great baby dragons on 'Game of Thrones.'" -- "Parks and Recreation" funnyman Aziz Ansari on the new Emmys category he'd like to see
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
"You're gonna lose five pounds tonight. Not that you need to." -- Ryan Seacrest to "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson on E!'s red carpet pre-show
"How incredibly romantic is Seacrest?" -- Giuliana Rancic asking Julianne Hough, Ryan Seacrest's girlfriend, a question that Seacrest asked her to ask on the E! red carpet
"People like a reason to take off their pants." -- Bob Odenkirk on why shock-your-pants-off "Breaking Bad" is so great, on ABC's red carpet pre-show
Host Jimmy Kimmel
"If you're going to the HBO after-party, don't eat the sliders." -- host Jimmy Kimmel joking about the network's drama "Luck," which was canceled after several horse-related incidents on set
"My job really amounts to me falling down and making faces while wearing lipstick and nipple covers." -- Julie Bowen, accepting her award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series the second year in a row
"Well, I won an Emmy just now ..." -- Louis C.K., accepting his award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
"This is what happens when you don't come to rehearsal." -- presenter Seth MacFarlane, in his best Stewie voice from "Family Guy," after not realizing where the microphones were on stage
"This is particularly satisfying since Betty White always kicks my ass in our mixed martial arts class." -- Tom Bergeron, accepting his award for Outstanding Reality Competition Host
"Thank you so much for not killing me off." -- Aaron Paul to Vince Gilligan and the "Breaking Bad" writers, accepting his award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
"Mandy Patinkin: Holla!" -- Claire Danes giving a shout-out to her "Homeland" costar as she accepted the award for Best Actress in a Drama Series
"If he wins this, he's a better comedian than me. If not ... we'll see." -- Ricky Gervais listing Louis C.K. among the nominees for Best Variety Special Directing (C.K. did not end up winning)
"We were told we get a free sandwich after 10. But we don't." -- Jon Stewart after taking the stage to accept his Best Variety Series award for "The Daily Show" for the 10th year in a row
"I just have to say that, looking at this thing, it reminds me a little bit of the Olympics, you know, the Olympic sports in London. But it doesn't seem like much of a sport, you know, this trophy here." -- Kevin Costner on his Emmy statue, in a bizarre tangent during his speech for Best Actor in a Miniseries
"Am I nuts or does that guy in the mustache look just like Tom Hanks?" -- host Jimmy Kimmel joking after Tom Hanks accepted the win for "Game Change" in the Miniseries category
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