Fashionistas noticed yellow was hot, the color of choice for Julianne Moore, a pregnant Danes, Julie Bowen and Hannah Simone from New Girl.
"Best hair and makeup goes to Danes. Perfect!" tweeted Emma Roberts.
Emmy has to prove herself a winner with the audience. After rebounding somewhat to 13.5 million viewers in 2010 after an all-time low in 2008 of 12.3 million, last year's show drew 12.4 million viewers airing on Fox. The ceremony rotates annually among the four major networks.
In picture: Damian Lewis accepts the award for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series for Homeland.