Nominees like Julie Bowen, Tony Goldwyn, and Anna Chlumsky started warming up for Sunday at Entertainment Weekly‘s pre-Emmy bash in L.A. last night.
“We have a routine,” Gail Simmons told EW of her Emmy night plans with Top Chef co-stars Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colocchio, insisting that the trio will keep their spirits up even if they don’t get the trophy for Best Reality-Competition Program. “We party whether we win or lose!”
Speaking of spirits, we’ve rounded up five cocktails to help you kick off your Emmy celebration.
Click on to learn how to mix up libations inspired by Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Girls, Scandal, and Downton Abbey.