emmys hbo 3 Emmy Awards 2011: Julie Bowen, Peter Dinklage hit HBO after partyFor the celebs who attended Sunday’s (Sept. 18) Emmy Awards, the ceremony itself was the pre-show. The real action unfolded at HBO’s annual post-Emmy party, where stars from the cable network’s shows mingled with their broadcast network cousins and other well-wishers.

This year, the bash was held at the Fountain Plaza at Los Angeles’ Pacific Design Center.

“There’s food. There’s good wine and good ambiance and music. We’re all happy,” said “Modern Family’s” Sofia Vergara, who was on hand with her award-winning castmates Julie Bowen (above) and Ty Burrell.

emmys 6 Emmy Awards 2011: Julie Bowen, Peter Dinklage hit HBO after party“Game of Thrones” winner Peter Dinklage:

emmys 7 Emmy Awards 2011: Julie Bowen, Peter Dinklage hit HBO after partyJeremy Piven and Mark Wahlberg:

emmys 5 Emmy Awards 2011: Julie Bowen, Peter Dinklage hit HBO after partyAnna Paquin, Dianna Agron and “Mad Men’s” Kiernan Shipka:

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Alan Cumming, Paz de la Huerta:

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