NBC Universal's Summer Press Day 2011 was an opportunity for the network to introduce the journalistic community to its upcoming offerings. But it was also a chance for its shows' stars to let loose and crack wise. Below is a gathering of some of the more entertaining quotes from this year's event.
“I wisely left the cooking to other people this time.” — Rocco DiSpirito, on his new series “Rocco’s Dinner Party”
“Piers X’ed a 13-year-old homeless girl yesterday.” — “America’s Got Talent” host Nick Cannon, on judge Piers Morgan at the Atlanta auditions
“I ended up withdrawing my X and giving her a chance — because I’m all heart.” –Morgan, attempting to redeem himself
“When these guys go to a crime scene, they have to find change to pay for the parking meter.” — “X-Men: The Last Stand” writer Zak Penn, on the differences between traditional superheroes and the characters in his new SyFy series “Alphas”
“When you’re talking about Latinos on TV, we’re either on the news in handcuffs, or we’re on a scripted show, in handcuffs.” — mun2 SVP of Programming & Production Flavio Morales, on what the new series “RPM Miami” hopes to change
“The show is super, super hot.” — Paris Hilton, on the precise temperature of her upcoming docu-series “The World According to Paris”