I suppose you can if you were dumb and delusional enough to think that the Emmy voters might liven things up a little bit.
Will Oprah liven up C-SPAN's usually drab red-carpet pre-show?
Sachin Tendulkar may be one of the most brilliant players in the sport, but he struggles to liven up his memoirs.
He also used his acting and directorial skills to liven up dreary hearings.
The newly appointed CNN boss says the network must liven up its daily fare.
Gradually, over yonder on the cruiser, things begin to liven up.
But what are you stopping the air for when it's rushing in to liven us up?
"We shall look to you to liven things up," he said, poor man!
Especially when our country neighbors come in to ''liven us up.'
There is nothing in the world better calculated to dissipate worry and liven things up than a genuine camp-fire.