This was moment Bob Newhart had given hope would come — landing an Emmy Award. After a record losing streak (Newhart had been nominated six times before), he even had his series The Bob Newhart Show and Newhart removed from contention for six years to avoid disappointment. “Well, this is from your peers,” the low-key but deeply moved Newhart said backstage at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards after winning an Emmy for his guest starring stint on CBS’ The Big Bang Theory. “When they say you’re good, it means something special.” The comedy icon added that he was “totally unprepared” for the standing ovation he received from those inside the Nokia. “I had come to feel that the kind of stuff I do just doesn’t win awards. I just figured that every year, there were better people than me in the category.