THR & Google's Pre-White House Correspondents Party in DC: Red Carpet Interviews
3:10 PM PDT 4/30/2012 by Jordan Zakarin, David Simpson
Les Moonves, Senator Ron Wyden, "Modern Family" stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet and more walk the red carpet in Washington D.C. The event was co-hosted by THR editorial director Janice Min and Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt.
President & CEO of CBS Les Moonves on the direction of their news shows and how they are going to be covering the upcoming election.
Senator Ron Wyden THR & Google DC Party
Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon on protecting internet freedom and the boom of technology companies in the country.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson THR & Google DC Party
We ask Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson what law he would change if he was President. His immediate answer was "marriage equality".
About his show he added, "I think it is informing people in a different way I think they are seeing Cameron and Mitchell in a light and sort of thinking I'm feeling so strange about them being together why is so different for Bob and Joe down the street."
Eric Stonestreet THR & Google DC Party
When asked which law he would pass if he had the chance, Modern Family star Eric Stonestreet replied "equality." He added, "We need to figure out a law that makes everyone feel like they have the same shot at everything that everyone else has in the United States and let's make everyone feel good, you know everyone needs to feel good and feel like they are an equal person in society."
David Arquette, Mike McGuiness, Omar Epps THR & Google DC Party
David Arquette, Mike McGuiness and Omar Epps reveal what we can expect from their new Travel Channel show that follows Arquette and McGuiness on spontaneous adventures around the world. The duo explore culture and music in their weekly half-hour reality series.
Bob Johnson THR & Google DC Party
BET founder Bob Johnson on why both political parties should take the African American vote seriously and what he would do if he could pass one law.
Christiane Amanpour THR & Google DC Party
CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour on Stop Kony and the message that it sent out to the public and why she wants to interview George Clooney's dad.
Chris Matthews THR & Google DC Party
Chris Matthews of MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews stops by our THR & Google party to talk politics and Newt Gingrich's unusual campaigning.
Arianna Huffington THR & Google DC Party
Arianna Huffington spoke on HuffPost's first ever Pulitzer Prize, awarded for David Wood's Beyond the Battlefield series, and which American actor she would like to see run for President of the United States.
Gayle King THR & Google DC Party
CBS This Morning host Gayle King reveals that if she could change two laws they would be marriage equality and the driving age for new drivers. Also find out which actress she would like to see portray her in a movie.
Piers Morgan THR & Google DC Party
Piers Morgan of CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight says that out of all of the guest at the dinner he would choose to interview President Obama.
He also shares why Madonna isn't wanted on his show and why he continues to have twitter feuds with Lord Sugar.
Kate Upton THR & Google DC Party
Sports Illustrated cover model and actress Kate Upton said it is her second time attending the Correspondents' dinner -- her uncle is Rep. Fred Upton, a 13-term GOP congressman from Michigan.
Tim Daly THR & Google DC Party
Tim Daly of the Creative Coalition on the importance of arts in helping the economy.
Kerry Washington THR & Google DC Party
Kerry Washington lets us know that she is a regular at the annual event and added, "I really love the White House Correspondents Dinner, it's just a fun weird conglomerate of worlds coming together that fascinates me."
Elle Macpherson THR & Google DC Party
Elle Macpherson on working on Fashion Star, her admiration for Michelle Obama and what she has done for the fashion industry. She also shares what she thinks is the most pressing issue for the nation.
Richard Kind THR & Google DC Party
Curb Your Enthusiasm star Richard Kind shares what issues he would address first if he was President for a day.
Jay Carney THR & Google DC Party
White House press secretary Jay Carney on the difference between being a journalist with Time magazine to working for the President of the United States.
Kris Jenner THR & Google DC Party
From the THR/Google party in DC, Kris Jenner jokes that she has a new series for E!: 'Courtney, Chloe and Kim take Washington.'
Aasif Mandvi THR & Google DC Party
The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi gives us his take on the absurdity of politicians and comedians all gathering in the same room. He also says that he is looking forward to seeing Jimmy Kimmel and President Obama's speeches.