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Mayim Bialik, Matt LeBlanc, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

The Television Academy hosted its annual Friday-before-the-Emmys cocktail celebration and certificate presentation honoring the 65th Emmy® Awards Nominees for Outstanding Performances.  The invitation only event took place at SPECTRA by Wolfgang Puc in the Pacific Design Center. This year’s performance nominees were treated to an exclusive specialty cocktail “The Emmy” featuring GREY GOOSE® Le Citron Vodka and Audi® joined the television Academy in celebrating exceptional talent in television, by chauffeuring some of television’s biggest stars in their stunning TDI® model vehicles.

65th Primetime Emmy Award Nominees in attendance included: Alfre Woodard (Steel Magnolias) – Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie; Allison Holker (Dancing With The Stars) – Outstanding Choreography; Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad) – Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series;Bob Bergen (The Looney Tunes Show) – Outstanding Voice-Over Performance; Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance) – Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program; Connie Britton (Nashville) – Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series; Dan Bucatinsky (Scandal) – Winner for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series; Dot-Marie Jones (Glee) – Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series; Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) – Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series;  Imelda Staunton (The Girl) – Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie; James Cromwell (American Horror Story: Asylum) – Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie; Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family) – Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series; Jim Carter (Downton Abbey) – Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series; June Foray (Voice-over Actress) – Governors Award recipient at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards; Julie Bowen (Modern Family) – Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series; Lily Tomlin (An Apology To Elephants) – Winner for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance; Linda Cardellini (Mad Men) – Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series; Matt LeBlanc(Episodes) – Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series; Mayim Bialik (Big Bang Theory) – Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series; Melissa Leo (Louie) – Winner for Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series; Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) – Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series;Morena Baccarin (Homeland) – Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series; Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Asylum) – Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie; Scott Bakula (Behind The Candelabra) – Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie; Toby Jones (The Girl) – Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie; Tony Hale (Veep) – Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series, and Ty Burrell (Modern Family) – Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Additional attendees included, Bellamy Young, Carla Gugino, Darwin Shaw, Diogo Morgado, Kiernan Shipka, Kit Harington, Lamonica Garrett, RJ Mitte and more!!

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Julie Bowen and Dan Bucatinsky

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Connie Britton, Julie Bowen, Dan Bucatinsky, Anna Gunn

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Cat Deely

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Certificate Presentation

Photos:  Invision/AP