Clockwise from top left: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances Fisher, Taylor Schilling, Gina Rodriguez, Demian Bichir, Sharon Waxman, Veronica Smiley, Brian Grazer, Steve Pond. Credit: Getty Images


LOS ANGELES, June 6 – TheWrap welcomed top celebrities, Emmy contenders and entertainment industry power players at its first annual Emmy Season party to celebrate the best of the television year. Poolside at The London West Hollywood hotel on Thursday evening, guests toasted in anticipation of the upcoming announcement of the 66th Prime Time Emmy nominations.

Appearances at TheWrap event included top talent of the TV landscape and leading contenders of the Emmy season, featured in EmmyWrap magazine. They included:

Taylor Schilling (Orange is the New Black), Billy Bob Thornton (Fargo), Demian Bichir (The Bridge), Oscar winner Jon Voight and Ambyr Childers (Ray Donovan), Marc Maron (Maron), Thomas Middleditch  (Silicon Valley), Emmy Award winner Dan Bucatinsky (Scandal), Joe Morton and Bellamy Young (Scandal), Rob McElhenney and Kaitlin Olsen (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Frances Fisher (Resurrection), Shaun Toub (Homeland), Teddy Sears (Masters of Sex), Natalie Zea (The Following ), Robert Bailey Jr. (The Night Shift and From the Rough), Sinqua Walls (Teen Wolf), Adam Rose (Veronica Mars Supernatural), Stefanie Sherk (Refugio), Colin Woodell (Devious Maids), Kerris Dorsey (Ray Donovan), Pooch Hall (Ray Donovan), Jordan Gavaris (Orphan Black), Jake Whetter (Radio Disney), Annet Mahendru (The Americans), Christina Moore (Bad Judge), Matthew Moy (Two Broke Girls), Haley Joel Osment (Spoils of Babylon), Laura Ramsey (My Generation), Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin), Michelle Trachtenberg and Will Rothhaar (Killing Kennedy), Johnathon Schaech (Star-Crossed), Jacqueline Toboni (Grimm), Sinqua Walls (Teen Wolf), Marcellus Wiley (Sports Nation), Austin Basis (Beauty and the Beast), Alex Borstein (Family Guy, Getting On, MadTV), Richard Brancatisano (Chasing Life), Noel Fischer (Shameless/Hatfields & McCoys), Mike Manning (Youthful Daze), Jaime Murray (Defiance).

Also leading TV industry players attended including producer Brian Grazer (24: Live Another Day, Parenthood, Arrested Development), producer Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones (Our Friend Martin), Emmy winner Erin Levy (writer, Mad Men), mingled throughout the night enjoying Gordon Ramsey’s hors d’oeuvres and taking in the gorgeous view atop the roof of The London West Hollywood.

Guests enjoyed drinks presented by Freixenet , Heineken beer, Jose Cuervo tequila, Kraken Rum,  Boodles Gin, Three Olives Vodka and mixed drinks.

Emmy contenders took home gift bags with jewelry by Marrin Costello, cookies from A Cookie Club, gourmet raw honey from Bloom Honey, Le Bon Garcon caramels, granola from PUREnola, and Bu Kombucha drinks.

The Emmy nomination period begins on Monday June 9 and runs through June 20.

WHEN: Thursday, June 5, 2014

WHERE: The London West Hollywood

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