Awards Night Best of the Emmys Award Red Carpet 09.23.11Awards Night Best of the Emmys Award Red Carpet Christina Hendricks showed off her best assets, Lea Michele wore a red Marchesa gown, and Juliana Margulies glittered in Armani. See pictures of the best of the Emmy Awards red carpet. 09.23.11 2:15 AM ETChristina Hendricks showed off her best assets, Lea Michele wore a red Marchesa gown, and Julianna Margulies glittered in Armani. See pictures of the best of the Emmy Awards red carpet. Plus: watch video of the 14 best Emmys moments. Frazer Harrison / Getty ImagesChristina HendricksThe Mad Men star showed off her best assets in a Johanna Johnson beaded dress (with a very high slit) and a Judith Lieber clutch. Frazer Harrison / Getty ImagesLea MicheleThe Glee star wore a red Marchesa column dress with rose-embellished sleeves. “This year I wanted to be super comfortable,” she told Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet. Matt Sayles / AP PhotoGwyneth PaltrowThe presenter (and Glee star) wore a black beaded dress by Emilio Pucci. “It’s a little see-thru, I’m realizing,” she said. Frazer Harrison / Getty ImagesAmy PoehlerThe Parks & Recreation star wore a blue Peter Som dress, Judith Leiber clutch, and navy drop earrings. “Peter Sellers, wow,” said her husband, Will Arnett, when she said who she was wearing. Frazer Harrison / Getty ImagesSofia VergaraThe Modern Family star looked gorgeously curvy in a custom coral-colored Vera Wang gown embellished with tulle at the hem. Matt Sayles / AP PhotoJane LynchFor her first outfit of the evening, the show’s host, Jane Lynch, said she was wearing David Meister with Lorraine Schwartz jewels. “This is one of four, ladies and gentleman!” she announced. Although the Glee star admitted she was nervous about hosting the show, she told Seacrest: “I slept very well last night. I had a cookie and went to bed.” And when the show ends, she says, the first thing she’s going to do is “take off my heels!” Frazer Harrison / Getty ImagesJulie BowenNominated for her role in Modern Family, the star looked sexy in a deep-V beaded Oscar de la Renta dress and Neil Lane droplet earrings. Jordan Strauss / Getty ImagesJulianna MarguliesNominated for her role in The Good Wife, Margulies wore a white silk Giorgio Armani Privé gown with a crescent-shaped bustier, embellished with dramatic, transparent oval stones, iridescent paillettes, and a high back slit. Chris Pizzello / AP PhotoAnnie Ilonzeh, Minka Kelly, and Rachael TaylorThe stars of the upcoming Charlie’s Angels stuck together on the red carpet. Annie Ilonzeh wore a Romona Keveza dress, Minka Kelly glittered in beaded Dior gown, Barbara Bui heels and Tiffany & Co. jewels, and Rachael Taylor opted for a blush-colored Armani gown. Frazer Harrison / Getty ImagesEvan Rachel WoodThe Mildred Pierce star glittered in a black Elie Saab gown, Fred Leighton jewels, Ferragamo shoes, and a Judith Leiber clutch. Chris Pizzello / AP PhotoMelissa McCarthy"I own all of my intensely uncomfortable undergarments," McCarthy said on the red carpet. "Because no one wants those back after the Emmy Awards." Frazer Harrison / Getty ImagesKathy GriffinKathy Griffin, who wore a bright red Oscar de la Renta gown, asked Ryan Seacrest: “Are you still banging that dancer?” and then, went one step further: “What kind of smoke-and-mirrors game you pulling?” Then, to humiliate him fully, she leaned over to kiss him on the lips. As he said before the smooch: “I don’t want this tape to exist!” Frazer Harrison / Getty ImagesJayma Mays Glee’s Jayma Mays looked pretty in a pink Zuhair Murad Fall 2011 gown. Matt Sayles / AP PhotoJon HammThe Mad Men star wore a Tom Ford tux—and his girlfriend, Jennifer, wore a vintage yellow dress. Kevin Winter / Getty ImagesDrew BarrymoreThe actress, right, wore a Givenchy couture gown onstage to present an award with the stars of the new Charlie's Angels. Frazer Harrison / Getty ImagesKate WinsletNominated for her role in Mildred Pierce, Winslet stunned in a bright red, figure-hugging gown. “I’m wearing a really comfortable, fabulous Elie Saab dress,” she told Seacrest. Jordan Strauss / Getty ImagesElisabeth MossMad Men’s Elisabeth Moss opted for a nude-colored Marchesa dress covered in beads. Matt Sayles / AP PhotoClaire DanesThe presenter wore a blue strapless Oscar de la Renta dress with embroidered beads and black Barbara Bui peeptoe heels. Frazer Harrison / Getty ImagesTaraji P. HensonNominated for her role in Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story, Henson sparkled in a Blumarine dress, Fred Leighton heels, with a Judith Leiber clutch.