E! crew members quickly struck the makeshift stage that took up most of the entrance to the red carpet. The Main Event is about to begin.
Lopez who is getting the "who are you wearing" treatment from one particularly energetic woman.
Lots of praise for CBS, the presenting network of the Emmys this year, for going the extra mile with scaffolding and awnings providing much needed shade. Even on a day with temperatures in the mild mid-70s in downtown LA, that carpet has a way of getting steamy.
Emmy veterans like Showbiz columnist Jeanne Wolf are leisurely strolling the carpet and checking out the set up. "It's just too human out here," she joked, hoping not to jinx the weather.
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