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Griffin catches up with her old costar Debra Messing – she appeared on Ned and Stacy in 1995 – on the red carpet at the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Just a week earlier the My Life on the D-List star saw her status rise: She won for best reality show at the Creative Arts Emmys.
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GETTING GREEN WITH SHEEN
Griffin – cozying up to Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen – wore the same Ali Rahimi for Mon Atelier gown that she donned for last year's awards. Said Griffin of the fashion repeat: "My bulls--- line is that I'm going green and recycling, and therefore saving the environment. If I see Vice President Gore, I'll tell him that I'm saving the planet tonight."
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Griffin – who appeared on Ugly Betty as a fashion reporter – poses for a pic with Betty star Rebecca Romijn and her new husband Jerry O'Connell.
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AN ARRESTING MOMENT
No, she's not in trouble! After sneaking out of the ceremony for some cheeseburgers, Griffin gets a ride back from some helpful police officers after her limo goes M.I.A. Said the comic: "We had to take a taxi back, and the taxi wouldn't let us anywhere near the Shrine [Auditorium,] so we flagged down a cop who recognized me and we got a ride in a squad car to the Governor's Ball."
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MY TWO DATES
The funny woman and her date for the night, Apple founder Steve Wozniak (right), meet up with a former "flame" – adult film star Ron Jeremy, whom Griffin "dated" on her reality show.
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Griffin finds what she came for – the chocolate! – at the ET/PEOPLE Emmy afterparty at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. "I'm here for the chocolate bar, then I'm going to leave," she joked to PEOPLE. "I'm going to be like a guppy where I eat till I explode."