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Last Updated: Sunday, 9 September 2007, 13:34 GMT 14:34 UK
Timberlake's box spoof wins Emmy
Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake filmed the saucy spoof alongside Samberg
A sexually explicit spoof music video starring Justin Timberlake has won an Emmy for its creators at long-running US TV show Saturday Night Live.

The song, about wrapping a part of the male anatomy and presenting it as a Christmas gift in a box, won the prize for best original music and lyrics.

Timberlake teamed up with comedian Andy Samberg to make the spoof.

"Justin, if you're out there, congrats to you kid," Samberg told the audience at the Creative Arts Emmys ceremony.

The video - Dick in a Box - was first aired in December 2006 and features Timberlake and Samberg performing in New York with strategically-placed gift-boxes.

Andy Samberg, Katreese Barnes, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone
We were thinking, 'Hey! There's this young up-and-comer, Justin Timberlake, who could really use a break
Andy Samberg (left)
An uncensored version was a hit on YouTube and on NBC's website.

The video beat two songs from a musical version of medical comedy Scrubs to the award.

"I think it's safe to say that when we first set out to make this song, we were all thinking, 'Emmy!'," Samberg said at the Los Angeles event.

"The other thing we were thinking was, 'Hey! There's this young up-and-comer, Justin Timberlake, who is clearly very talented and could really use a break."

Samberg said he would be willing to perform the song with Timberlake - who was not present at Saturday's show - at the main Primetime Emmys ceremony, to be held in LA on 16 September.

Spike Lee's New Orleans documentary, When the Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts, received four awards, including a directing prize.

The leading winner was Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee, a film chronicling events leading up to the assassination of Sitting Bull Sioux massacre at Wounded Knee Creek in 1890.

Other winners included four actors who took awards for starring in guest roles: Elaine Stritch for 30 Rock, Leslie Caron for Law & Order, Special Victims Unit, John Goodman for Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, and Stanley Tucci for Monk.

"I think I was nominated in 1951 for the most promising newcomer. I'm glad I finally realised my potential," Caron said.


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