MPTF benefit set for Sept. 20

Emmys-themed 'Evening Before' draws stars

An Emmys-themed fundraiser for the Motion Picture & Television Fund will be held Sept. 20 in Century Park behind the new CAA building in Century City.

The MPTF benefit -- dubbed the "Evening Before," in acknowledgment of its pre-Emmys slotting -- has lined up several stars for its host committee. Those include Christina Applegate, Ellen DeGeneres, Patrick Dempsey, Mark Burnett, Josh Duhamel, America Ferrera, Tina Fey, Sally Field, Mariska Hargitay, Felicity Huffman, Jay Leno, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ellen Pompeo, Ryan Seacrest, Kyra Sedgwick & Kevin Bacon, Jon Stewart, Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Wahlberg and Rita Wilson & Tom Hanks.

The MPTF operates health care and other services for Hollywood's aged and indigent. For tickets, call (818) 876-1936.