Saturday 20 December 2014

2008 Primetime Emmy Awards in pictures

Actor Gabriel Byrne was among very few home-grown stars to grace the red carpet at this year's Emmy Awards. The veteran was up for best actor in the drama series 'In Treatment'. He lost out to Bryan Cranston who won the coveted statuette for his performance in 'Breaking Bad'.(Photo: Getty Images)
Fresh from receiving treatment for breast cancer, Christina Applegate, star of the Celia Ahern comedy series 'Samantha Who?' shone on the red carpet at this year's Emmys. (Photo: Getty Images)
'Desperate Housewives' star Terri Hatcher was one of a number of actresses to favour long, canary-yellow frocks on the red carpet.(Photo: Getty Images)
'Entourage' star Jeremy Piven was all smiles on the red carpet. The character actor went on to win another best supporting actor Emmy for his role as Ari in the HBO comedy series. (Photo: Getty Images)
Her 'Desperate Housewives' co-star Felicity Huffman may have called her fat rather than pregnant last week, but it seems Eva Longoria was having the last laugh in this gorgeous 20s-style flapper dress. (Photo: Getty Images)
Actress Debra Messing declares that black really is back on the red carpet in this floor length Monique Lhuillier dress. (Photo: Getty Images)
Heidi Klum took to the red carpet in a floor length metallic grey Armani Prive dress. (Photo: Getty Images)
'Ugly Betty' star America Ferrera again favoured a ruched dress for the Emmys Red carpet in this elegant vintage black number. (Photo: Getty Images)
We're not sure what actress Christine De Rosa was thinking when she turned up in this white outfit, reminiscent of Bjork's infamous swan frock from the 2001 Oscars. (Photo: Getty Images)
Taking style cues from the 1980s isn't always the best idea as Hannah Cornett discovered in this blue fish-tail frock. (Photo: Getty Images)
'Heroes' starlet Hayden Panettiere opted for a more traditional red carpet look in this long, black number. (Photo: Getty Images)
Dr McDreamy, Patrick Dempsey, pictured with wife Jill Fink opted for a more traditional suit on the red carpet. (Photo: Getty Images)
Inside the Nokia theatre, Jean Smart picked up an Emmy for best supporting actress for her role in Celia Ahern's series 'Samantha who?'. (Photo: Getty Images)
A very public spat with his daughter and an attempted suicide didn't knock actor Alec Baldwin off the top spot. The outspoken star picked up an Emmy for the best actor in a comedy series for his role in '30 Rock'. (Photo: Getty Images)
Mini-series 'John Adams' produced by veteran actor Tom Hanks, swept up most of the major awards for the night including lead actor and lead actress. (Photo: Getty Images)