Emmy Preview 2012: Pre-Show Parties

Rachel Smith describes the exciting award scene in Hollywood.
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Now, backo you. Hollywood is partying all weekend, wrapping up for tomorrow's big night at the emmys. Last night was the fabulous preshow blast. And "gma" at the emmys has exclusive access. Our entertainment reporter and host of "on the red carpet," rachel smith has been up all night. And she joins us from l.A. With all of the details. Rachel, you do not look like you've been up all night. I've been up all night, still rocking my party dress. But true story. By now, you know, the ballots have been cast. The results have been tabulated. And really only leads the nominees with one option. Party, of course. And we've got your v.I.P. Pass. 48 hours from showtime. The nominees partied their way through tinseltown. Hottest ticket, the emmy nominees reception. I'm one lucky gal. Reporter: First-timers like the guys from "downton abbey" isn't believe the fuss they've created across the pond. It's a validation and a confirmation that I made the right choice. In my heart, what I knew I was born to do, I was meant to do. Reporter: And old-timers still anticipate the main event. Like four-time nominee, elisabeth moss. Is it still exciting for you? Yeah. The fact we're not even changers to this is bcrazy. Reporter: Others joke they need a little stimulation. I wear glitter underwear. You know? They rub. So, I put baloney in my shoes. So many actors work so hard for so many years to get an opportunity like this. Reporter: An opportunity that never truly becomes routine. Lipstick on teeth anyone? You're kidding. I just did all these pictures. Holy crap. Reporter: Inside, they dined on wolfgang puck's fabulous cuisine. And one, jumping the gun. Even practicing her accept stance speech. Oh, where do I start? Reporter: You start with the nomination, which many consider the greatest party favor of all. This is a party not to be missed. According to reports, host jimmy kimmel is promising the bst prever pulled. That's a tease. That's a really good tease. Did you really tell julia louis-dreyfus that she had lipstick on her teeth? You have to help a girl out. And she is one of my faves. She's great. The big takeaway for me was ba baloney in the shoes. The big party's tomorrow night. You can join rachel at 5:00 eastern, 2:00 pacific on select abc stations. Th lara spencer and josh elliott, pick up the coverage, co-hosting the emmys red carpet live. And then, jimmy kimmel hosts the primetime emmy awards at 8:00, 5:00 pacific. And join us for our after-party and exclusive interviews with the winners. You can tell we're doing a bit of emmy coverage.

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