Nuggets: Emmys, Emmys, and more Emmys!

Emmy-nominee Josh Charles feels no pressure to win Supporting Drama Actor for “The Good Wife” tonight: “‘Someone asked me the other day, ‘Are you super-nervous?’ And I’m really not right now,’ says the former Baltimore School for the Arts student, who is vying for best supporting actor in a drama series on television. ‘I’ve been to the Emmys before, though I’ve never been individually nominated. But I’m really just going to enjoy myself. I’m excited to see friends,’ adds the co-star of the CBS drama ‘The Good Wife,’ which is up for nine Emmys, including best drama and best actress in Julianna Margulies.” BALTIMORE SUN

Kate Winslet out front to win an Emmy for “Mildred Pierce,” competing against a pair of Brit productions: “In HBO’s ‘Mildred Pierce,’ Winslet, 36, plays a divorced single mother who decides to open a restaurant business during 1930s Depression-era California. The role was famously played by Joan Crawford in a 1945 film noir. Winslet’s nomination is for best actress in a mini-series, which pits her against Elizabeth McGovern, who plays the Countess of Grantham in ITV1’s ‘Downton Abbey.’ Jean Marsh is also nominated in this category for her portrayal of parlour maid Rose Buck in the BBC’s ‘Upstairs, Downstairs.'” BBC

Married Emmy nominees Will Arnett and Amy Poehler stay casual during Emmy rehearsals: “Poehler, a double nominee for producing and starring in ‘Parks and Recreation,’ went makeup free for Saturday’s rehearsal. Dressed casually in jeans, a button-down blouse, nude pumps and a ponytail, the actress jokingly presented an Emmy to Barack Obama, ‘for this rehearsal only.’ When producers asked her to practice accepting an award for an absent winner, Poehler playfully admonished the fake winner: ‘(He) thought he was too special to come tonight,’ she said. ‘Bad move.'” CBS

Emmy host — and nominee — Jane Lynch loves the spotlight: “‘I’m a group person,’ says Jane Lynch, sounding utterly unlike ‘Glee’s’ scathing Sue Sylvester. ‘I love taking the spotlight, and I love giving it.’ As she hosts the Emmy Awards (Fox, 8 p.m. ET Sunday), she’ll be doing a bit of both; she could also win her second Supporting Actress statuette. Lynch, 51, talks to Mary Margaret about marriage and her just-published memoir, ‘Happy Accidents.'” PARADE

Emmy rivals Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon end their best-friends-for-six-months relationship: “The hosts embarked on a whirlwind six-month friendship, which has sadly now reached its end. On Friday on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,’ the host was visibly upset at his lost friendship. ‘Six months ago I made a best friend. His name is Stephen Colbert,’ said Fallon in his opening. ‘Time flies when you’re best friends with Stephen Colbert,’ he said. Fallon then shows a clip of his visit to Colbert’s Comedy Central show the night before, when the duo officially ended their friendship. It did not end smoothly. There’s even a cameo by Anderson Cooper, who offers himself up as a substitute friend.” HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Saturday Night Live‘s” Emmy winning Lonely Island will make an appearance at tonight’s telecast: “Sources are buzzing about Jane Lynch’s opening number and a live number by the Saturday Night Live digital video masters, the Lonely Island guys, both featuring ‘awesome cameos.’ It is unclear whether Charlie Sheen, who is expected to appear on the show tomorrow, will take part in any of them. But the two numbers are described as highlights of the ceremony and as “epic”.  The Lonely Island Guys, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer and Andy Samberg, Emmy winners for their collaboration with Justin Timberlake ‘D*ck in a Box,’ were also nominated with Timberlake this year for ‘3-Way’ but lost out to another Timberlake song from the May ‘SNL’ show he hosted.” DEADLINE

Entertainment Weekly counts down the all-time worst Emmy mistakes, including letting the reality hosts emcee the event in 2008: “In 2008, there was this cool new-ish phenomenon: Reality TV! How could the stodgy old Emmys breathe fresh life into their broadcast? Hey, let’s let reality stars like Ryan Seacrest, Heidi Klum, Jeff Probst, Tom Bergeron, and Howie Mandel host the show! Now, mind you, each of these people does excellent work at their day jobs (yes, even Howie Mandel, though we liked him better in ‘St. Elsewhere’). But as hosts meant to replace trained laugh-getters in the tradition of previous hosts including Johnny Carson and Bill Cosby? Let’s get real…” EW.COM

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