Execs Hit the Red Carpet

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THR captured the industry's power brokers as they headed into the big show.

ABC-Disney's Anne Sweeney, with husband Phil Miller, said the Emmys can inspire viewers to say, "Gee, I haven't seen it, but it is the best comedy, so let me check it out" ... Turner Entertainment Networks' Michael Wright (second from left), with wife Tammi, and Steve Koonin, with wife Eydie ... "I base most of my fashion sense on what doesn't itch," said Sue Naegle, in Melissa Masse, (with fellow HBO execs Len Amato, left, and Kary Antholis), quoting the late Gilda Radner ... 20th Century Fox TV chairman Dana Walden with husband Matt (left) and chairman Gary Newman with entertainment attorney wife Jeanne, shortly before scoring five wins for the studio's Modern Family ... Fox's Kevin Reilly with wife Cristan ... HBO's Richard Plepler, with Time Warner chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes, said, "You never know what the Emmy gods will do, but we have no complaints." ... Lionsgate TV's Kevin Beggs with wife Dianna Lau (left) and Lionsgate's Sandra Stern, ahead of their best drama win for Mad Men ... Showtime's Matt Blank, with wife Susan, said he expected "lots of competition from some great broadcast shows" ... Warner Bros. TV's Bruce Rosenblum with wife Ande, before the studio registered actor wins for The Big Bang Theory and Mike & Molly ... HBO's Michael Lombardo (left, with the network's Bill Nelson and Eric Kessler) said he spent the night thinking, "Please, please let Marty [Scorsese] win."


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