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Posted on Sep 19, 2016

22 Behind-The-Scenes Tweets That Show How The Stars Got Ready For The Emmys

Turns out Jimmy Kimmel's joke writer is a total babe. Like, an actual baby.

1. Host Jimmy Kimmel worked on his monologue with his daughter, Jane.

last minute #Emmys punch up with my best joke writer

2. He also "revealed" what Jane would be wearing on the red carpet.

This is what my daughter Jane is wearing to The #Emmys…

3. The Late Late Show host James Corden "showed off" his red carpet outfit.

I'm the only nominee at the #Emmys wearing this right now!

4. And How to Get Away with Murder star Viola Davis gave thanks to her #GlamSquad.

Thank you to my amazing glam squad! #Emmys

5. This is Us star Mandy Moore looked super refreshed.

6. While Ray Donovan nominee Liev Schreiber got ready with his son, Sasha.

Sash and me getting ready... @showtime #raydonovan #emmys

7. The People v. O.J. Simpson and American Horror Story star Sarah Paulson listened to some Adele.

8. And Sarah's partner Holland Taylor gave the most adorable shoutout.

Way over in Manhattan, eagerly awaiting the Emmy red carpet, can't wait for @MsSarahPaulson under ANY circumstances, but, my GOD, HER DRESS!

9. Which Sarah reciprocated and made us all cry out of happiness.

10. On her way to the ceremony, Sarah and BFF/Game of Thrones and Narcos actor Pedro Pascal decided to make a stop to do a little tree hugging.

11. During rehearsals, Jimmy said "Hi" to Amy Schumer...

there’s a foul-mouthed little angel on my shoulder. @AmySchumer #Emmys rehearsal @ABCNetwork

12. ...and Kerry Washington.

Sometimes it feels like @KerryWashington is watching me. #Emmys rehearsal...

13. Which she responded to.

Always Sir. ALWAYS. #Emmys

14. Portlandia and Documentary Now's Fred Armisen and Orange is the New Black's Natasha Lyonne got into the halloween spirit.

15. And Shameless star William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman from American Crime nom'ed on some cereal.

The "before" moments... Getting ready for the #Emmys! @WilliamHMacy

16. Blackish star Miles Brown got shaped up.

And so my 1st Emmy prep begins! Thank you @AraxiLindsey I feel SO FRESH & SO CLEAN CLEAN! @TelevisionAcad #Blackish

17. Master of None's Noël Wells chatted with a man in blue.

Me and @iamstevienelson making friends on the way to the emmys!!! #emmys2026

18. UnReal's Shiri selfie-d it up in the car.

19. As did Jay Duplass from Transparent...

20. ...and Sterling K. Brown from The People v. O.J. Simpson. Car selfies were v, v popular.

21. Project Runway judge Nina Garcia showed off her colorful ensemble.

Quick snap on my way to the Emmys. Red carpet, here I come 😃🏆 Cheers to #ProjectRunway for…

22. And Blackish nominee Tracee Ellis-Ross gave us a little tune.

I'm on my way to the #Emmys! Can't wait to see my @black_ishABC fam!! See u on the red carpet 💃🏾💃🏾 #blackish

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