Hollywood denizens have been partying all weekend leading up to Sunday's
The event: The
The invitation list: VIPs of the Television Academy and nearly all nominees, including
The setting: Spectra by Wolfgang Puck at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, where aside from mingling under the stars, enjoying a buffet and receiving their certificates of recognition, honorees autographed an etched and painted 18-liter bottle of Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour wine, which will be displayed at Sunday’s Governors Ball and later sold to benefit the
Quotes of note: Nominated for the third time as Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Shannon Beiste in “
"I don't understand why people are saying he doesn't deserve a tribute," Jones said. "He was a heck of a kid and he deserves the recognition."
Words of warning: "Pace yourselves," said host Cory Almeida at the start of official ceremonies, noting that "there's a lot of fun going on" for the entire weekend, this event being the first of more than 10 pre-Emmy shindigs on Friday night alone.
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