Emmy site offers backstage banter and party patter

Emmystv_logoFor a fly’s eye view of the Emmys, Emmys.com is expanding its backstage coverage of Sunday’s big event. From today’s press release:

… More than fifteen cameras positioned in various areas backstage at the Primetime Emmys telecast will provide viewers at home with the added experience of watching all the exciting moments that aren’t captured for the telecast.  A new element this year also allows “Backstage Live” viewers to customize their experience by choosing from three different camera options.  The evening will begin with live Red Carpet coverage through the “Audi Arrivals” camera, fashion camera and a feed of the ABC pre-show.  Once the Primetime Emmys telecast begins, cameras backstage will catch all of the action behind the scenes. This includes a host camera featuring Jimmy Kimmel and his team of writers, a producer’s camera for an inside look at Don Mischer as he produces the show, a control room camera, a green room camera to give fans an inside look at their favorite stars as they mingle backstage, a thank you cam where winners can continue their speeches, the trophy table camera to capture the winners picking up their trophies, and a press room camera to show the winners as they field questions from the press and discuss their Emmy night victory. 

For the first time, “Backstage Live” will provide never-before-seen access to the Governor’s Ball.  This is the first celebratory stop for all Emmy winners, nominees and presenters once the show concludes.  Two different video cameras will capture guests’ arrivals and two camera feeds inside the ball will showcase the elegant decor, as well as at the Emmy Winner’s Circle where the stars will have an opportunity to have their Emmy statuettes officially personalized. …


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