Behind the Velvet Rope at the Emmys' Poshest Parties!

Long after the evening's final award, stars continue the celebration at the night's most exclusive bashes!

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ASHLEE SIMPSON & VINCENT PIAZZA

ASHLEE SIMPSON & VINCENT PIAZZA
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His Atlantic City mobster drama didn't take home any acting accolades, but Piazza (in Alexander McQueen) gets his own reward – in the form of a kiss! – from new girlfriend Simpson. "We are really enjoying each others' company," he told PEOPLE at the HBO party.

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DIANNA AGRON & ANNA PAQUIN

DIANNA AGRON & ANNA PAQUIN
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Double the glam, double the fun! Bold, beautiful blondes Agron and Paquin show off award-winning style at HBO's post-Emmys party in L.A.

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JULIE BOWEN & TY BURRELL

JULIE BOWEN & TY BURRELL
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The night's winningest on-screen couple hit the HBO post-award reception à deux. "I wanted to wear whatever would make me stand up the straightest!" Bowen quipped to PEOPLE of her Oscar de la Renta gown.

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SEAL & HEIDI KLUM

SEAL & HEIDI KLUM
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What cameras? The so-in-love couple steal a glance at HBO's after-party, hosted at The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center in L.A.

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JEREMY PIVEN & MARK WAHLBERG

JEREMY PIVEN & MARK WAHLBERG
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After Piven joked that HBO is "also known as the Mark Wahlberg channel," the two hug it out at the HBO soiree.

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JOHN STAMOS, JAYMA MAYS & KEVIN MCHALE

JOHN STAMOS, JAYMA MAYS & KEVIN MCHALE
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The Glee costars take a moment from the madness to reconnect – and mug for the cameras! – at the see-and-be-seen HBO fete.

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JENNIFER WESTFELDT, JON HAMM & AARON PAUL

JENNIFER WESTFELDT, JON HAMM & AARON PAUL
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He may have lost to FNL's Kyle Chandler, but Hamm – flanked by his gal pal and last year's best supporting actor, Paul – seems more dapper than depressed at HBO's post-party!

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SOFIA VERGARA & NICK LOEB

SOFIA VERGARA & NICK LOEB
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Her va-va-voom Vera may have stopped the presses, but beau Loeb embraces the calm with an intimate nuzzle at the HBO bash.

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JOSH CHARLES & JULIANNA MARGULIES

JOSH CHARLES & JULIANNA MARGULIES
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The Good Wife costars share a cocktail-enhanced cuddle at the HBO event after she walked away with the award for outstanding lead actress.

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SAM TRAMMELL, STEPHEN MOYER & ANNA PAQUIN

SAM TRAMMELL, STEPHEN MOYER & ANNA PAQUIN
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It seems these True Blood costars are true blue! Trammell joins couple Moyer and Paquin for some animated, hands-on conversation at HBO's blowout.

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MELISSA MCCARTHY

MELISSA MCCARTHY
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The belle of the ball, who took home an Emmy for her role on Mike & Molly, shows that the best plus-one is a gilded statuette while holding court at the Governor's Ball.

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KRISTEN WIIG & AZIZ ANSARI

KRISTEN WIIG & AZIZ ANSARI
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The perpetually funny twosome showed off their polished looks at HBO's official after-party.

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JASON MOMOA & LISA BONET

JASON MOMOA & LISA BONET
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Hot couple alert! The Conan the Barbarian and Game of Thrones hunk stays close to his longtime love Bonet at the HBO event.

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SARAH HYLAND & ERIC STONESTREET

SARAH HYLAND & ERIC STONESTREET
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Modern Family's teen queen, who showed star style on the Emmys red carpet, poses with on-screen uncle Stonestreet in an HBO soiree-worthy Tadashi Shoji mini.

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STEVE BUSCEMI & STANLEY TUCCI

STEVE BUSCEMI & STANLEY TUCCI
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Boardwalk Empire star and Emmy nominee Buscemi gets a hug from old friend Tucci while partying at HBO's post-Emmys bash.

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PETER DINKLAGE & JOEY KERN

PETER DINKLAGE & JOEY KERN
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Who says you can't be goofy? Emmy-winning Game of Thrones actor Dinklage plays around with actor Joey Kern at the HBO after-party.

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JON VOIGHT, PAZ DE LA HUERTA & CHRIS NOTH

JON VOIGHT, PAZ DE LA HUERTA & CHRIS NOTH
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Screen legend Voight takes time off from grandpa duty to hang out with siren de la Huerta and The Good Wife's Noth at HBO's posh party.

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DAVID HARBOUR & JULIA STILES

DAVID HARBOUR & JULIA STILES
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The Dexter actress celebrates her Emmy nomination in a killer gown with Green Hornet actor Harbour at HBO's Emmy after-party.

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JOHN SLATTERY

JOHN SLATTERY
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Who knew the silver fox had a soft side? The Mad Men actor and Emmy nominee spends time with his wife, Talia Balsam (George Clooney's ex), and son Harry at the AMC After Party at L.A.'s Mr. C.

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KALEY CUOCO & JIM PARSONS

KALEY CUOCO & JIM PARSONS
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The Big Bang Theory beauty gushes over her costar's Emmy victory at the post-show Governor's Ball.

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CLAIRE DANES & ZOOEY DESCHANEL

CLAIRE DANES & ZOOEY DESCHANEL
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Emmy style all-star Danes gets glamorous with New Girl cutie Deschanel at the Governor's Ball.

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JANE LYNCH

JANE LYNCH
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The host with the most, who kept the show going with funny zingers and chic dresses, stays close to wife Dr. Lara Embry at the Governor's Ball soiree.

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JON STEWART & OLIVIA MUNN

JON STEWART & OLIVIA MUNN
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Haute and hilarious! The polished Daily Show host and costar Munn revel in the show's ninth straight outstanding variety series Emmy win at the Governor's Ball.

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TINA FEY & AMY POEHLER

TINA FEY & AMY POEHLER
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Mega-comediennes and pageant participants Fey and Poehler celebrate their nominations at the Governor's Ball. "I think we were all just genuinely happy to be in the category together," Poehler told PEOPLE about her nom.

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BETTY WHITE

BETTY WHITE
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Eighty-nine and fabulous! The Hot in Cleveland actress and Emmy nominee parties down at the Governor's Ball.

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WILMER VALDERRAMA & NINA DOBREV

WILMER VALDERRAMA & NINA DOBREV
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The showstopping Vampire Diaries star mingles with pal Valderrama at the Governor's Ball.

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CHRISTINA HENDRICKS

CHRISTINA HENDRICKS
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The redheaded bombshell takes time out at the Governor's Ball to share a sweet moment with husband – and supportive funnyman! – Geoffrey Arend.

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ANNIE ILONZEH & MINKA KELLY

ANNIE ILONZEH & MINKA KELLY
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The off-duty Angels happily embrace each other at the Governor's Ball soiree.

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STEPHEN COLBERT & JON STEWART

STEPHEN COLBERT & JON STEWART
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The longtime friends and comedy hosts celebrate Stewart's win in style at the Governor's Ball.

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MEGAN MULLALLY & EMILY BLUNT

MEGAN MULLALLY & EMILY BLUNT
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The colorful Children's Hospital star poses with the elegant English actress at the Governor's Ball.

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JASON JONES, JENNIFER CARPENTER & MICHAEL C. HALL

JASON JONES, JENNIFER CARPENTER & MICHAEL C. HALL
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Daily Show correspondent Jones buddies up with Dexter co-stars – and real-life exes – Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall during the Governor's Ball.

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SARAH HYLAND, DIANNA AGRON & ANNA PAQUIN

SARAH HYLAND, DIANNA AGRON & ANNA PAQUIN
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Talk about a group of man-eaters! Modern Family's heartbreaker, Glee's good-girl-gone-bad and True Blood's femme fatale share trade secrets at HBO's bash.

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DANIA RAMIREZ & KERRY WASHINGTON

DANIA RAMIREZ & KERRY WASHINGTON
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Adding megawatt smiles and sparkles to the hullabaloo, a golden Ramirez and red-hot Washington are picture perfect at HBO.

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KYLE CHANDLER

KYLE CHANDLER
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Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose! Friday Night Lights's Coach poses with his hard-earned Emmy after five seasons on the beloved drama.

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KIERNAN SHIPKA

KIERNAN SHIPKA
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Mad Men's mini star models her age-appropriate style at AMC's post-Emmys soiree.

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ELISABETH MOSS & JON HAMM

ELISABETH MOSS & JON HAMM
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Looks like that extra bit of luck from Xander Dane Jones helped! The Mad Men costars share a laugh with producer Matthew Weiner over the show's outstanding drama series win at the AMC party.

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TOPHER GRACE & STEPHEN MOYER

TOPHER GRACE & STEPHEN MOYER
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Look at those swoon-worthy smiles! The True Blood hunk keeps the good times rolling with Grace at HBO's party.

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HARRY SHUM JR., LEA MICHELE & AMBER RILEY

HARRY SHUM JR., LEA MICHELE & AMBER RILEY
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Style magnet Michele and her costars have a Glee-ful time at FOX's Emmys bash at Fig amp Olive.

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ARIEL WINTER & SOFIA VERGARA

ARIEL WINTER & SOFIA VERGARA
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Do you see a Family resemblance? The curvaceous Latina actress spends time at FOX's party with on-screen niece Winter.

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