Emmys 2012: The Hautest Soirees Before and After the Ceremony

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Television’s biggest night is just two days away, and while much will be said about the golden trophy winners of the night, we don’t doubt there’ll be plenty of watercooler talk surrounding the Tinseltown party circuits before and after the show.

We did some digging and rounded up the galas and gatherings leading up to the 64th Annual Primetime Emmys this Sunday. Are you on the list?

Who: Entertainment Weekly

When: Friday, Sept. 21

Where: Fig & Olive, 8490 Melrose Place

What: The magazine returns for its 10th year toasting the small screen’s biggest stars. Past RSVPs include Rashida Jones, Taraji P. Henson and Heidi Klum.


Who: Women in Film

When: Friday, Sept. 21

Where: Scarpetta, 225 N. Canon Drive

What: The non-profit is celebrating Hollywood’s leading ladies at its annual soiree where femme fatale attendees include Sharon Stone, Glenn Close and Anna Paquin.


Who: Showtime

When: Saturday, Sept. 22

Where: Sunset Tower Hotel, 8358 Sunset Blvd.

What: Expect a soul soothing performance from John Legend at the network’s annual shindig honoring its Showtime family. Last year’s guests include Edie Falco, Laura Linney and Michael C. Hall.


Who: Governor’s Ball

When: Sunday, Sept. 23

Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, 777 Chick Hearn Court

What: Once the ceremony wraps, a who’s-who of A-list elites head to this post-soiree hosted by the governors of the television academy held on-site at the awards. Shelia Manning, co-chair of the ball, reports the West Hall will be draped in luscious red for the 3,800 invitees.


Who: HBO

When: Sunday, Sept. 23

Where: Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave.

What: Last year’s jamboree included a dinner prepared by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, who catered to such celebrities as Sofia Vergara, Topher Grace and Julia Stiles.


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