Thursday, Sept. 19
The Hollywood Reporter Emmy Party
Soho House, 9200 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
The Hollywood Reporter celebrates this year’s Emmy nominees and the upcoming Fall TV season with an exclusive reception at the Soho House in West Hollywood. Sponsors include Porsche, Samsung Galaxy, ASOS, Ketel One and Pandora Jewelry.
Friday, Sept. 20
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Performer nominee’s reception
Spectra Restaurant, Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood
This is the final in a series of parties the TV Academy has for its different peer groups. They do the performers last as that’s the crowd with the most glitz. Wolfgang Puck does the food.
Bouchon 235 N Canon Dr., Beverly Hills
Thomas Keller's Beverly Hills bistro is once again the site of the agency's pre-Emmy party, hosted by agents Adam Berkowitz (an investor in Bouchon), Sonya Rosenfeld, Joe Cohen, Ted Miller, Jeff Jacobs, and Steven Lafferty. The restaurant makes it feel like an open house with guests invited into the kitchen where buffet stations are set up.
Home of Paradigm chairman Sam Gores' brother Alec, Beverly Park
Paradigm is jumping into the Friday night agency party mix with a bash at its chairman's house.
Home of UTA Managing Director Jay Sures and his wife, interior Molly Isaksen, Brentwood
The party is in the backyard of their house that was once the Fred MacMurray estate.
Fig & Olive, 8490 Melrose Place, West Hollywood
This is the 10th annual pre-Emmy party the mag has thrown. The focus is on getting talent to attend. The affair goes from 9 p.m. to midnight.
Women in Film
Scarpetta, 225 N Canon Dr., Beverly Hills
In partnership with Variety, this bash will honor this year’s female nominees. Connie Britton, Bryan Cranston, Alec Baldwin and Julie Bowen are among the party’s host committee.
Home of partner Richard Weitz, Beverly Hills
Saturday, Sept. 21
ICM Partners Emmy Brunch
Santa Monica home of founding partner Chris Silbermann
Topher Grace, Busy Phillips, Jason Ritter and Paul Weslev attended last year’s brunch at Fig & Olive.
BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea Party
SLS Hotel, 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood
The afternoon draws primarily British nominees. The whole affair has a English overtone with tea, crumpets and awe over L.A.'s prodigious sunshine.
The Motion Picture & Television Fund’s The Evening Before Party
Century Park, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, L.A.
This is seventh time around for the event. It brings stars from all the networks and cablers to meet donors. It’s second only to MPTF’s pre-Oscar parties as an annual fundraiser. To date, the event has raised over $10 million.
Sunset Tower Hotel, 8358 W Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
The cabler has 31 noms, the most it’s ever gotten, with Homeland leading the pack. This is the same poolside locale Vanity Fair uses for its Oscar party. Rufus Wainwright is set to perform.
BOA, 9200 W Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
Chairman Bob Greenblatt hosts the party for NBC’s 57 nominees. The idea is to be causal and comfortable the night before the tension rises.
Sunday, Sept 22
LA Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St., Los Angeles
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences hosts the official after-party. With 3,900 guests, this is one of the largest formal sit-down dinners in the U.S. It’s hard to cook for that many guests, but Patina catering is as good as it gets. This year’s entertainment comes from Australian singer Jessica Mauboy.
Pacific Design Center 8687 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood
Emmy night has traditionally been mega-Christmas for the cabler. This year with 108 noms, including those for Boardwalk Empire, Behind the Candelabra and Game of Thrones, doesn’t look to be any different.
The rooftop of the London Hotel 1020 N San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood
This is the first year the on-demand Internet streaming media company has had an Emmy party. It’s celebrating its 14 nominations with the nine for House of Cards at the top of the list.
AMC/IFC/Sundance Channel Emmy After-Party
BOA, 9200 W Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
The party celebrates AMC’s 26 nominations (including 12 for Mad Men and 15 for Breaking Bad); Sundance Channel’s 10 nods (eight for Top of the Lake); and IFC’s two nominations for Portlandia.
Fox, 20th Century Fox TV and FX After-Party
Soleto Trattoria, 801 S. Figueroa St., L.A.
FX’s whopping 26 noms (American Horror Story: Asylum led this year with 17) tops the party, which also celebrates Fox’s 19 nominations.