Celebrity Emmys' Tight-knit TV Casts From the New Girl to Modern Family, these awards show nominees don't just fake it for the cameras By Alison Schwartz Published on September 12, 2012 10:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 14 GIRL'S BEST FRIEND Courtesy Zooey Deschanel; Courtesy Mark Johnson Their New Girl alter egos Jess and Nick can't seem to make a love connection, but Zooey Deschanel and Jake Johnson love paling around, even when they're shooting in the desert … or pouting. "Personally, I love the Nick-Jess stuff as an actor," Johnson told The Hollywood Reporter in May. 02 of 14 DRIVE, SHE SAID Courtesy Eric Stonestreet Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Aubrey Anderson-Emmons are the wheel deal when it comes to TV families. The 5-year-old, who plays Stonestreet and Tyler Ferguson's adopted daughter Lily on Modern Family is clearly in the driver's seat for her TV dads' affections following a Disneyland shoot in March. 03 of 14 DOWN FOR THE COUNT Courtesy Maria Menounos Slumber party? Not quite. Season 14's Dancing with the Stars hoofer Maria Menounos and partner Derek Hough worked so hard on their routine they played dead in this Twitter photo shared by Menounos in March, which also included Cheryl Burke, William Levy, Mark Ballas and Katherine Jenkins. 04 of 14 'ROCK' STARS Courtesy Tracy Morgan Off the clock on the 30 Rock set in August, Alec Baldwin, who plays network exec Jack Donaghy, goes from boss to buddy with Tracy Morgan, who Tweeted a photo of the duo, writing, "Me and Alec just chilling!! How ya like me now!" 05 of 14 WITH THE PROGRAM Courtesy Michael Kors With season 10 in full swing, Klum told USA Today, "I love that we're not sick and tired of each other. I love going to work. We always laugh. We always have a good time" – as evidenced by this photo shared by Michael Kors. 06 of 14 POPULAR VOTE Courtesy Tony Hale Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays hooky from the White House with her Veep coworkers (including Tony Hale, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Matt Walsh, Sufe Bradshaw and Ken Bulcroft), who take to the streets to celebrate getting picked up for a second season. 07 of 14 BUDDING BROMANCE Courtesy Blake Shelton Now that's bro-mantic: Blake Shelton gets hands-on with The Voice co-judge Adam Levine – courtesy of some stealth photo-editing over a picture of the Maroon 5 rocker's ex-girlfriend Anne Vyalitsyna. 08 of 14 LIN-STANT CONNECTION Courtesy Julie Bowen It's more than a show-mance between Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen, who play the all-American Dunphys on Modern Family. Bowen showed off her awesome birthday present from Burrell – a N.Y. Knicks Jeremy Lin jersey! – writing, "Ty Burrell gave me an actual, signed and USED @JLin7 jersey!!!! #bestbirthday." 09 of 14 FAN CLUB Courtesy Karina Smirnoff Gavin DeGraw finds some very special fans in the crowd at his August show in Los Angeles, including former DWTS castmates Julianne Hough, Chelsie Hightower, Derek Hough and his ballroom partner Karina Smirnoff, who Tweeted a photo of the night's festivities. Later, Julianne even gave DeGraw a friendly lap dance! 10 of 14 BROTHERLY LOVE Courtesy Tracy Morgan It's Tracy Morgan's brother from another mother – Jack McBrayer! When they're not on set, the real-life buddies likes to kick it nearby at "some good bars" in Long Island City, N.Y., McBrayer told Time Out New York. 11 of 14 MODEL FRIENDSHIP Courtesy Heidi Klum Fashion designer Michael Kors celebrates his 53rd birthday with a message from a very special (and very stylish) reveler: fellow Project Runway judge Heidi Klum, who Tweeted an auf-some photo of the duo with a sweet birthday wish. 12 of 14 SEVENTH HEAVEN Courtesy Sarah Hyland It's not all work for the Modern Family cast, who make time for play while shooting the ABC Emmy-winning sitcom in Disneyland. And when the happy family – including Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Sofia Vergara, Ed O'Neill, Eric Stonestreet, Julie Bowen and Sarah Hyland – said goodbye to Main Street USA, they left behind a sweet trail of memories on Twitter. 13 of 14 KISS OF APPROVAL Courtesy Karina Smirnoff When they're not taking in concerts or partying poolside in Las Vegas, the DWTS gang pucker up for a good cause, like the American Association of Diabetes Educators's event in Indianapolis, Ind., where Mark Ballas and Karina Smirnoff put in some face time over the summer. 14 of 14 NAVAL GAZING Courtesy Lena Dunham Girls do just want to have fun! HBO's resident 20-somethings Lena Dunham and Allison Williams introduce some men in uniform to New York during May's Fleet Week. No wonder these two have hit it off: "Marnie was actually written by [actor and show creator] Lena about one of her very food friends," Williams, daughter of NBC news anchor Brian Williams, told Elle in April.