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September 14, 2007
Countdown to the Emmys!

EMMYS-ARRIVALS.jpgOn Sunday, the Boston Red Sox will be hosting Game 3 of their series against the New York Yankees. Does it get any better than that?

Oh, and the Emmy Awards will be taking place in La-La Land!

I'm going to watch the first hour of the game with my son, whose 15th birthday is Sunday, then it's off to blog live as I go from bats and balls to evening gowns and stilettos!

That's OK. I like TV stars, and the red carpet is always full of surprises. It will be nice to see actors we haven't seen in a while, like Sally Field. (I love her show "Brothers & Sisters.")

And, I'm looking forward to seeing how Lisa Rinna and Joey Fatone handle their new duties as hosts of the TV Guide Network's red carpet coverage. I wrote about their debut in Wednesday Scene; click here to read my interview with Lisa.

She's got nerves of steel! Hope she's picked her gown by now. You know about those pesky alterations.

Last year's Emmys were several weeks earlier - in August - with stars like Debra Messing (pictured) sweltering under a blazing L.A. sun. This year, the event returns to its traditional September airing. Fox will cover the actual awards show (at 8 p.m.), getting its football coverage (49ers at the Rams) out of the way that morning.

Look for my postings on the red carpet here at 21Q starting at 6 p.m. - or whenever the first fashion faux pas occurs!

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