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The backdrop for the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards show comes alive behind host Jimmy Kimmel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

A prone Tracy Morgan is part of a Jimmy Kimmel prank to boost ratings during the telecast of Sunday's Emmy Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

A tribute to Andy Griffith is led by Ron Howard as the Emmy program remembers stars who've passed away in the last year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Tina Fey and Jon Hamm, who've played girlfriend/boyfriend on "30 Rock," present the award for lead actress in a drama.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Jessica Lange is congratulated by "American Horror Story" costar Connie Britton after being named winner in the actress in a miniseries or movie category.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Stephen Colbert has hold of the hem of Julia Louis-Dreyfus' dress as she tries to leave the stage after receiving her lead actress in a comedy series trophy -- for "Veep" -- on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

"Homeland's" Claire Danes stands to accept the lead actress in a drama trophy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Julianne Moore faces the news cameras after being handed the trophy for lead actress in a miniseries or movie for her portrayal of Sarah Palin in "Game Change."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

"Homeland's" Damian Lewis lists his thank yous after being presented the trophy for lead actor in a drama.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Damian Lewis presents his trophy for the news cameras.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

The prize for reality series goes to "The Amazing Race." Bertram van Munster accepts for the team.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

"The Daily Show" is named top variety show. Jon Stewart leads the acceptance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Julie Bowen, awarded for her supporting actress in a comedy work on "Modern Family," gets an assist from TV husband Ty Burrell.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

The "Modern Family" cast and production team stand behind Steven Levitan, center, as he accepts the prize for comedy series.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

"Homeland" is named top drama series. Accepting is Alex Gansa, surrounded by producers and actress Morena Baccarin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Tom Hanks accepts the trophy as "Game Change" tops the miniseries or movie category.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Julia Louis-Dreyfus smooches her Emmy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

"Two and a Half Men's" Jon Cryer, winner as lead actor in a comedy series, has an Emmy moment.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Damian Lewis with his fistful of Emmy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Jon Stewart backstage at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards show.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Julianne Moore backstage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson greet the crowd as they arrive on the red carpet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Jimmy Fallon arrives at the Emmys.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Matthew Perry on the Emmy red carpet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Julianne Moore stands out in the crowd.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arkasha Stevenson / Los Angeles Times

Spouses walking the red carpet include, from left, Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt; Lisa Joyner and Jon Cryer; and Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Left to right: Amy Poehler, Ginnifer Goodwin and Christine Baranski.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Left to right: Julianna Margulies, Allison Williams and Julianne Moore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Vivid on the red carpet are, from left, Sofia Vergara, Tina Fey and Ashley Judd.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Couples real and pretend, from left, Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow; Steve Buscemi and Jo Andres; and Jeff Garlin and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" wife Susie Essman.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Hand to hip poses perfected by, from left, Emily VanCamp, Kathy Griffin and Hayden Panettiere.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Peekaboo legs and shy ones carry, from left, Heidi Klum, Alexandra Breckenridge and Jessica Paré along the red carpet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Left to right: Allegra Riggio and Jared Harris; David Benioff with wife Amanda Peet; and Ben Feldman and Michelle Mulitz.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Splashing color as they go are, from left, Claire Danes, Julie Bowen and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Bold statements are made by, from left, Edie Falco, Padma Lakshmi and Kelly Osbourne.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

The scene outside the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live as the television world gathers for the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

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