Later, while she was onstage to present an award, Shields joked about the error, saying, “I can do eight performances a week, but I can't read a teleprompter.” It was then that she committed her second error — swearing on live television — while explaining her first:
“I thought they'd edit it, then I realized: ‘Oh, [bleep.] It’s live.’ ” Watch both moments here.
On a happier note, Catherine Zeta-Jones made her first public appearance since announcing she that was treated for bipolar II disorder this April. The actress, who won a Tony last year for “A Little Night Music,” presented two awards.
Watch highlights from the broadcast — including “Book of Mormon’s” Trey Parker thanking Joseph Smith — and see the stars walk the red carpet below: