After the winners have been announced and the Governors Ball schmoozing is done, Emmy guests will head out to bashes around town. And although TV Guide is no longer hosting its once-annual event, there will be plenty of places to pop champagne and celebrate.HBO
Location: Fountain Plaza at the Pacific Design Center
Posh perks: Food by chef Wolfgang Puck, music provided by Qool DJ Marv, a Laura Mercier makeup Lounge and an Oscar Blandi styling lounge. Plus the Moet and Chandon champagne will be flowing as guests nibble on Godiva chocolates. Attendees also will depart with a goody bag filled with loot.
Who’s expected: Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Bacon
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Location: Vibiana, a former archdiocese cathedral built in 1876 in downtown Los Angeles.
Posh perks: A specially created menu from chef Susan Feniger’s L.A. restaurant Street. Tunes spun by celebrity DJ Samantha Ronson and a special live musical performance to be announced at a later date (past headline acts included Prince, Duran Duran and Billy Idol). Plus a Cole Haan gift bag filled with an assortment of high-end products such as gift certificates for a three-night stay at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui and a Kate Somerville facial.
Who’s expected: Neil Patrick Harris, Alec Baldwin, Simon Baker, Jon Hamm, Ryan Seacrest
Location: Falcon on Sunset
Posh perks: Plenty of laughs in the room, which will be filled with funnymen and funnywomen at this elegant yet laid-back affair in the heart of Hollywood.
Who’s expected: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Sarah Silverman, Matt Stone, Trey Parker
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Location: Cicada Downtown
Posh perks: A star-studded gala that combines vintage Hollywood glamour with a decidedly modern flair. Who’s expected: Kiefer Sutherland, Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Cherry Jones, Rose Byrne and Seth MacFarlane.