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Previewing the Emmy Awards' Stellar Governor's Ball Bash

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After the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards end on the night of August 29th, most of us will change the channel, tidy up our watch-at-home drinks and snacks mess, put the marked off play-along ballots in the recycling bin, and call it a night.

But for the 3,600 guests of the ensuing Governor's Ball, held for those attending the hallowed TV awards ceremony, the night will have just begun. As is their custom, the Academy brought in the media to showcase what this year's dazzling event will look like, and to give us a taste of what will be a "Starry, Starry Night."

Part homage to the luminosity of stardom, part a riff on the zodiac, and a name that calls to mind the work of Van Gogh (with good reason, of course), the theme is a big as the night sky, and the massive West Hall of the typically drab Convention Center will be dressed up in finery to rival the designer gowns and tuxedos of its attendees.