Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: ATD CEO Jane Lynch Is NOT Ellen DeGeneres

This is a very funny promo for the upcoming Emmy Awards, the annual television fest which is being hosted in September by “Glee” star Jane Lynch.

Lynch, as you recall, declared herself the acting CEO of News Corp. at the ninth D: All Things Digital conference (see that video below, too).

Now, she is apparently impersonating daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to seal her Emmy gig.

But it’s all in good fun, folks:

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— George R.R. Martin, on Game of Thrones: Ascent, a social game for Facebook licensed by HBO and based on his novels