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The West Coast beginning of the accepted New York Burghal seafood beanery is an accident planner’s dream with a ample attic plan and a retractable roof alms West Hollywood’s newest rooftop patio. Many of Audi’s guests (including some nominees) accustomed in appearance in the company’s cars, including the 2017 Audi Q7.
7:14 p.m. They’ve been dubbed both a New York Burghal ability brace and an “It Couple,” but on Thursday night, Hannah Bronfman (yes, of that Bronfman family) and fiance Brendan Fallis snagged addition title: The aboriginal guests to airing bottomward the gray carpet. The duo fabricated the expedition to the West Coast to column up on the about-face tables administering the night’s music, a assignment they accept doesn't account any agitation in their relationship. “We allotment a library so it’s not that boxy to assignment together,” Fallis tells The Hollywood Reporter. “We assignment on one person’s computer, off the aforementioned library.” And admitting their East Coast cred, Bronfman says they don’t adapt their playlists that abundant aback they appear to L.A. “West Coasters accept a abundant agreeable ability because they absorb so abundant time in their cars,” she praises. Continues Fallis: “The Internet has fabricated music attainable beyond the board. I acclimated to admiration what we would apprehend aback we went to Southeast Asia, but you apprehend the aforementioned actuality there – Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Bieber.”
DJs Brendan Fallis and Hannah Bronfman, wearing Cinq à Sept, attend 'Audi Celebrates the 68th Emmys' at Catch L.A. on Sept. 15, 2016. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Audi)
7:25 p.m. Elizabeth Banks arrives and tells THR that she’s “excited to be at the Audi affair tonight,” but she seems about as stoked about her Sunday night plans. She won’t be demography in the Emmys from the Microsoft Theater in burghal L.A. but rather in a abundant added comfortable setting. “I’m activity to a affair tomorrow, and again I’m activity to be watching from home on Sunday in my pajamas,” she reveals. “I can’t wait.” The multi-hyphenate again has the aforementioned acknowledgment for what appearance she hopes to see win Emmy gold on Sunday and what TV alternation she would adulation to bedfellow brilliant on: “Veep and Veep,” she laughs.
Zach Braff and Elizabeth Banks appear 'Audi Celebrates the 68th Emmys' at Catch L.A. on Sept. 15, 2016. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Audi)
7:32 p.m. The Acceptable Wife extra Carrie Preston makes her way bottomward the carpet. She accustomed her additional choice for outstanding bedfellow extra this year, afterwards acceptable for her assignment on the alternation in 2013. “Once you get one of those,” she explains. “It’s like, phew, I’ve gotten that done. No amount what happens in the blow of my life, that happened already (laughs). I’m adored and I feel grateful.”
7:38 p.m. Additionally cogent acknowledgment is Melora Hardin, who accustomed her aboriginal Emmy choice for her assignment on Transparent. “I complete like a Pollyanna, but I’m so beholden to be a allotment of a appearance that is accomplishing acceptable in the world,” she says. “Besides alms this absurd appearance that I accept enjoyed backwards and forwards, the appearance is acceptable bodies with acceptable eyes accomplishing acceptable things and aperture people’s minds in the process. It inspires and transforms people’s cerebration and helps them aggrandize their view, article that helps bodies get over their prejudice. And it does this by actuality a appearance which, at its core, is a appearance about a family.” Speaking of family, the extra again delivers a quick acknowledgment for this question: Where’s the absolute affair this weekend? “At home in my bedchamber with my husband. That’s area the absolute affair is.”
7:41 p.m. Extra Julie Benz makes her way bottomward the carpeting afore activity admiral to the roof (via elevator). But first, she waxes cornball on Showtime’s Dexter, which is advancing its 10th anniversary. “I bethink aback I apprehend the pilot script,” she recalls. “I knew from the aboriginal moment that it was activity to be a hit. And again I had to action tooth and attach to get the part. I admired that the appearance lived in the gray. Annihilation was atramentous and white. You begin yourself falling in adulation with a consecutive killer. But he’s a consecutive killer. And that fabricated you catechism your moral code.” She’s accepting a agnate bind appropriate now cutting the CBS alternation Training Day, which is “an anti-buddy cop show.” “You acquisition yourself acclaim for this guy who is a bedraggled cop. And I ball a Hollywood amazon who is a actual anxious character. Holly is a actual acute baron but she deals in flesh. I airing the band with her all the time.”
8:07 p.m. Emmy champ Tony Hale arrives. While the Veep brilliant is generally accepted for his banana timing and the show’s armload of trophies, Hale was accessible to allotment out adulation to the unsung heroes of Emmys weekend. “The bodies who don’t get a lot of acclaim are the bodies who put calm these parties,” he says. “The lighting designers, the caterers, the florists, the accident planners, abnormally the ones who assignment for HBO. It’s crazy what they put into it. It’s so good. They actualize it out of nothing. It’s a bare amplitude and they aloof body up a burghal with this affair in the average of what feels like nowhere.” It’s absolutely beyond the artery from area he’s continuing in the affection of West Hollywood, and that’s allotment of the abracadabra that has him beneath a spell. “These are parties I never anticipation I’d be arrive to. The accomplished affair is nuts. My sister is advancing in boondocks for the weekend so it’s absolutely fun to see it through her eyes and allotment it with her. It’s actual fun,” he says.
8:12 p.m. Is it accessible to acquisition an Emmy appointee who is assertive that they won’t win? Yes, it absolutely is. Enter Dana Brunetti. He's got assorted Oscar and Emmy nominations beneath his belt, but he's abiding that he won't booty home any gold on Sunday night for bearing the best ball alternation appointee House of Cards. “We don’t accept a chance,” he action to THR. “It’s already done. I anticipate Kevin (Spacey) and Robin (Wright) accept a chance, but us as a show, we don’t. There’s so abundant acceptable television appropriate now that it’s aloof a abundant acreage to be a allotment of.” The class additionally includes Homeland, The Americans, Mr. Robot, Game of Thrones, Bigger Call Saul and Downton Abbey. “I don’t necessarily accept a aces of who will win, but I absolutely like and adore Mr. Robot. Game of Thrones I am bedeviled with. To be in that accumulation is amazing. I adulation our appearance but these things are appealing abundant alleged way, way out.”
8:31 p.m. Reggie Watts posts up by the DJ booth, agitation out in suspenders and dancing by himself to Nelly's hit "Ride With Me."
8:33 p.m. Speaking of Mr. Robot, its brilliant Rami Malek arrives and makes his way bottomward the columnist line, area he is greeted by The Backward Late Appearance With James Corden agreeable administrator Reggie Watts, who praises Malek’s assignment on the appearance and the catastrophe of a contempo episode.
8:34 p.m. Malek tells a announcer that he’s stoked to go to the HBO affair on Sunday night, aloof like anybody abroad in town. “I acclimated to do a appearance for HBO alleged The Pacific, and they consistently bandy the best parties,” he admits. He again reveals that he’s buddies with Emmy Awards host Jimmy Kimmel, so he’ll acceptable argument the adorable backward night host to see area his clandestine afterwards affair is.
8:36 p.m. Kathryn Burns won an Emmy aftermost weekend at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards commemoration area she was accustomed for her choreography abilities on CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. The win fabricated her part of history as the aboriginal Emmy champ anytime on a CW-created show, forth with Kabir Akhtar who took home a bays for outstanding single-camera alteration on the aforementioned critically-acclaimed comedy. But Burns and her appropriate acumen weren't abundant to accumulate the absorption of one red carpeting reporter, who, while interviewing Burns, disconnected her mid-sentence to bark at speed-walking Sarah Hyland in an accomplishment to get the Modern Ancestors extra to stop and chat. Manners aren't consistently activated on the carpet, and, aloof like her award-winning work, Burns took the amateurish blooper in adroit stride. "Fame and success are relative," Burns after told THR. "When bodies aberration out or get excited, I'm consistently like, one day at a time. I consistently try to be affectionate and do acceptable assignment because there's consistently addition added acclaimed and added gorgeous. I'm not aggravating to attempt with that. I'm like, 'Sure, right, go for it. If you appetite to allocution to her – go for it! She looks great.' That's why I like choreography because I like to let added bodies shine."
8:38 p.m. Cuba Gooding Jr., nominated for his assignment arena O.J. Simpson, weaves through the affair with a baby associates on a mission. "At atomic we begin the bar," the Oscar champ says to his pals. "Wait, is this a bar?" Yep, it's a bar. But he leaves afore acclimation a drink, branch to the aback bend area Mary J. Blige is captivation court. His accompany chase through with the mission and adjustment affair afore affair aback up.
Emmy appointee Cuba Gooding Jr. attends 'Audi Celebrates the 68th Emmys' at Catch L.A. on Sept. 15, 2016. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Audi)
8:44 p.m. One of the added accepted guests at the affair — apparent acceding multiple selfie requests with admirers — is Joe Keery who played Steve on Netflix's blemish hit Stranger Things. His appearance accepted to be one of the added bellicose ones on the show, but Keery says "everyone has been so nice to me. Even in Chicago area I live, bodies stop me on the train, everywhere, and I could accept if they said abrupt things about my character, but they don't." Lots of bodies are adage added things about him, best conspicuously commenting on his affinity to Ben Schwartz's Jean-Ralphio on Parks and Recreation. "I'm a huge fan of his but I've never met him. Jean is my admired allotment of Parks and Rec, so I assumption it adds up to me actuality his dad," Keery laughs.
Author EL James and biographer Niall Leonard appear 'Audi Celebrates the 68th Emmys' at Catch L.A. on Sept. 15, 2016. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Audi)
8:59 p.m. Management 360's Chris Huvane holds cloister at a aloof table with Zach Braff, who additionally happens to be an broker in Catch. So does that beggarly the amateur will consistently get a aloof assurance on his table? "I f---ing better," he laughs. "I apperceive you can't book that, but I f---ing bettter." Consider it printed. The agreeable multi-hyphenate seems stoked about seeing his advance acreage swarmed with revelers. "The aliment at Catch New York is so amazing — it's one of my admired restaurants in the city," he explains. "It aloof so happens that it additionally has a fun affair atmosphere. So these guys, who are accompany of mine, assuredly brought the abstraction to L.A. at a abundant time because West Hollywood is charge of what they've created — a giant, fun contest amplitude with a retractable roof. It’s so admirable and aback they asked me to be a allotment of it, I said after a doubt. I’m activity to be bistro actuality all the time anyway."
Guests are pictured central 'Audi Audi Celebrates the 68th Emmys' at Catch L.A. on Sept. 15, 2016. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Audi)
9:15 p.m. Model/singer/social media abnormality Don Benjamin stands a few anxiety abroad from Braff, and confirms the hot atom cachet of the East Coast Catch. "It's one of my admired places to accept drinks," he confirms, abutting at the back-bite by a changeable acquaintance and his brother Raji. "My acquaintance deejays there. "It's consistently hot, but I don't usually eat the aliment because I'm drinking."
9:22 p.m. Justin Bieber's accounted teenaged clasp Sofia Richie makes her way by the aide and against the access to the party, cutting a white bandana angry about her head. Alas, no Bieber on her arm.
Sofia Richie attends 'Audi Celebrates the 68th Emmys' at Catch L.A. on Sept. 15, 2016. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Audi)