Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer
 

"True Blood's" Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer stand tall at the Lawn at Century Park.
photo by Kevork Dgansezian

Michelle Dockery with Julianna Margulies
 

"Downton Abbey's" Michelle Dockery with "The Good Wife's" Julianna Margulies.
photo by Kevork Dgansezian

Jeffrey Katzenberg with Netflix's Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos
 

Jeffrey Katzenberg with Netflix's Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos.
photo by Alberto Rodriguez

Bill Hader, Tina Fey and Jeffrey Katzenberg
 

Bill Hader and Tina Fey with Jeffrey Katzenberg.
photo by Alberto Rodriguez

Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Julianna Margulies and Keith Lieberthal
 

Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Julianna Margulies and Keith Lieberthal.
photo by Alberto Rodriguez

Josh Gad, Bryce Dallas Howard, Tina Fey and Ty Burrell
 

Josh Gad, Bryce Dallas Howard, Tina Fey and Ty Burrell.
photo by Alberto Rodriguez

WB's Kevin Tsujihara and Peter Roth with Jeffrey Katzenberg
 

WB's Kevin Tsujihara and Peter Roth with Jeffrey Katzenberg.
photo by Alberto Rodriguez

 

 
Evening Before 2014

The Evening Before the Primetime Emmy® Awards is a night that celebrates the entertainment industry’s top talent in the television community, while raising money and awareness for MPTF, an organization that has been taking care of our own more than 94 years. This exclusive event is set under the stars to make for a casual, stress-free atmosphere, and includes food and hors d’oeuvres prepared by Lucques.

“The Evening Before is a celebration of the achievement of a few, and an opportunity for the generosity of many, so that MPTF can provide care and service to everyone in our business.  We are very grateful for the extraordinary support of our sponsors and industry donors at the Evening Before that supports the millions of dollars for the MPTF charitable programs and services conducted each year,”

- Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation and Chairman of the MPTF Foundation.

The Ninth Annual Evening Before Host Committee comprises Christina Applegate, Matt Bomer & Simon Halls, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Kathryn & Kyle Chandler, Viola Davis & Julius Tennon, America Ferrera & Ryan Piers Williams, Tony Goldwyn, Mariska Hargitay & Peter Hermann, Allison Janney, Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Louis-Dreyfus & Brad Hall, Jim Parsons, Amy Poehler, Taylor Schilling, Kevin Spacey, Octavia Spencer, Eric Stonestreet, Jeffrey Tambor, Kerry Washington, and Naomi Watts & Liev Schreiber.

The Executive Host Committee comprises J.J. Abrams, Matthew C. Blank, Linda & Jerry Bruckheimer, Charlie Collier, Roma Downey & Mark Burnett, Nancy Dubuc, Robert Greenblatt, Bonnie Hammer, Ted Harbert, Doug Herzog, John Landgraf, Paul & Deirdre Lee, Michael Lombardo, David Nevins, Gary Newman, Richard Plepler, Roy Price, Kevin Reilly, Peter Rice, Peter Roth, Josh Sapan, Ted Sarandos, Ryan Seacrest, Ben Sherwood & Karen Kehela Sherwood, Nina Tassler, Dana Walden, and Dick Wolf,

For information about MPTF fundraising events, please call our Events department at 818-876-1974 or abel.martinez@mptf.com.
Presenting Sponsors

  Delta

  FIAT
 
  Essie
Netflix
  Netflix
 
  People
 
  Target

Platinum Sponsor

 
  AMC

See photos from all of MPTF's recent events on our photo album page on Facebook!