Still waiting for Tina Fey, Kate Winslet and Alec Baldwin in the press room. Can hear the photographers shouting and shooting in the next room. Meanwhile, more random notes from the carpet. I overhear Steve Carell telling a reporter "my limo doubles as my sex lounge." I think he was kidding. … Oscar Nunez from The Office tells me that after several nominations for ensemble cast, the officemates are "due to blow up." He WAS kidding. … Peter Jacobsen from House, also nominated as an ensemble cast despite fan annoyance with all the cast changes, says it’s a show where "top down there are smart people who know they have a hit on their hands." … Evan Rachel Wood and Holly Hunter — who starred together in the movie Thirteen — share a long, long embrace on the red carpet. … Perrey Reeves (pictured), Mrs. Ari in Entourage, says she chose her dress because it floats and she twirled for affect. … David Duchovny, who stars in my fave Californication, tells me that he likes that in starting with the second season "the heart of the show is coming through. It’s really about love." Sadly, he walked the carpet without wife Tea Leoni. … The Closer actors, Jon Tenney and Corey Reynolds, both tell me that the next five episodes are about "power" this season’s theme, but the next season’s theme will be "change." Tenny says, "We’re getting with the zeitgeist." Reynolds says in his downtime from The Closer, he’s writing.
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