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Bialik, 37, showed reporters Sunday on the Emmys red carpet that she had "lipstick and a cookie" in her tiny emerald-green clutch.
She's nominated for her portrayal of socially awkward neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler, girlfriend to even more socially awkward Sheldon Cooper (
"It feels like last year but I'm a lot more nervous!," Bialik said.
She only recently became a series regular on the CBS comedy about the daily social woes of a geek band of Cal Tech scientists. She said next season Amy gets a lot more one-on-one time with some other characters in the cast.
"Amy and Bernadette (Melissa Rauch) go on a field trip and I do a scene with
"They're expecting an Emmy report from me tomorrow morning."
As for her two sons, they won't be tuning in Emmy night to see whether their mom takes home her first award.
"They're probably watching football tonight instead," she said with a laugh.