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Stars braving the heat for the Emmy Awards in LA

Published 20/09/2015

Heidi Klum arrives at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles (AP)
Heidi Klum arrives at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles (AP)
Cat Deeley is an Emmy nominee for So You Think You Can Dance (AP)

The 67th Emmy Awards have kicked off in Los Angeles with Hollywood's finest braving scorching temperatures on the red carpet.

Among the first arrivals are Heidi Klum, Cat Deeley and Anna Chlumsky.

Deeley and Klum are both nominated for outstanding host for a reality competition programme for their work on So You Think You Can Dance and Project Runway respectively, while Chlumsky is nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series for her role as Amy Brookheimer in Veep.

Klum braved the hot weather in a yellow sequinned gown with a see-through train, while Deeley walked the carpet in a burnished gold dress, accompanied by husband Patrick Kielty.

Chlumsky chose a floor-length white gown with floral embellishments, while her fellow supporting actress nominee Niecy Nash wore a dramatic red gown with a full skirt.

Mandy Patinkin, who plays Saul in outstanding drama series nominee Homeland removed his tuxedo jacket as he succumbed to the 95F (35C) heat while Modern Family star Eric Stonestreet mopped his brow.

Modern Family is nominated for outstanding comedy series after winning the category for five consecutive years and Stonestreet said: "If we win it is incredible but if we don't, we won for five years.

"We love working with each other and that part hasn't changed. It's amazing to think it's been so long."

Game Of Thrones stars Alfie Allen and John Bradley fanned themselves with their tickets and declared the carpet to be "ridiculous" and "red hot".

The actors revealed they have been constantly fielding questions about the death of Jon Snow, who was apparently stabbed to death in the season finale earlier this year.

Actress Viola Davis, winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for 'How to Get Away With Murder', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Actress Viola Davis, winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for 'How to Get Away With Murder', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Director David Nutter accepts Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series award for 'Game Of Thrones' on stage during the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Writer/producer George R.R. Martin, winner of the award for Outstanding Drama Series for 'Game of Thrones', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Actor Peter Dinklage, winner of the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for 'Game of Thrones', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Viola Davis poses in the press room with the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for How to Get Away With Murder at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
TV personality Jon Stewart, winner of Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Jon Stewart poses in the press room during the 67th Emmy Awards. (Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Regina King, winner of the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie for 'American Crime', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Actors Sufe Bradshaw, Matt Walsh, Gary Cole, Sam Richardson, Reid Scott, Kevin Dunn, Timothy Simons, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Veep' and Outstanding Comedy Series for 'Veep', Tony Hale, winner of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for 'Veep,' and Anna Chlumsky pose in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Actress Uzo Aduba, winner of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for 'Orange Is The New Black', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Producer Mark Burnett (L) and television personality Carson Daly, winners of Outstanding Reality-Competition Program for 'The Voice', pose in the press room during the 67th Emmy Awards. (Valerie Macon /AFP/Getty Images)
Producers David Coatsworth, Gary Goetzman, Jane Anderson and Steve Shareshian, director Lisa Cholodenko and actors Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins, winners of Outstanding Limited Series for 'Olive Kitteridge', pose in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Actor Richard Jenkins (L), winner of the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for 'Olive Kitteridge', and actress Frances McDormand, winner of the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for 'Olive Kitteridge', pose in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Actor Jon Hamm, winner of the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for 'Mad Men', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus poses in the press room during the 67th Emmy Awards. Louis-Dreyfus won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Actress while 'Veep' won Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. (Valerie Edwards /AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Amy Schumer (C), winner of Outstanding Variety Sketch Series for 'Inside Amy Schumer,' with cast and crew pose in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Amy Schumer poses in the press room with cast and crew following their award for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series during the 67th Emmy Awards. (Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images)
Writer/director Jill Soloway, winner of the award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for 'Transparent', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Actress Allison Janney, winner of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Mom', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Actor Tony Hale, winner of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for 'Veep', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Chris Addison attends HBO's Official 2015 Emmy After Party. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Armando Iannucci attends HBO's Official 2015 Emmy After Party. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Actress Taraji P. Henson attends the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Actors Felicity Huffman (L) and William H. Macy attend the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Mark Davis/Getty Images)
Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal attends the 67th Emmy Awards. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TNT LA)
Tracy Morgan and his wife Megan Wollover pose in the Press Room at the 67th Emmy Awards. (Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Laverne Cox attends HBO's Official 2015 Emmy After Party. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Actors Anthony Anderson (L) and Tracee Ellis Ross speak onstage during the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Actress Tracee Ellis Ross attends the 67th Emmy Awards. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
Sofia Vergara arrives at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. (Al Powers/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)
Actress Kiernan Shipka attends the 67th Emmy Awards. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TNT LA)
Actress Queen Latifah attends HBO's Official 2015 Emmy After Party. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Actor Don Cheadle and Bridgid Coultier attends the Showtime 2015 Emmy Eve party. (Matthew Simmons/Getty Images)
Actress Danielle Brooks attends the 67th Emmy Awards. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TNT LA)
Actress Taryn Manning attends the 67th Emmy Awards. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TNT LA)
Actress Samira Wiley attends the 67th Emmy Awards. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Lea DeLaria attends the 67th Emmy Awards. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TNT LA)
Actress Selenis Leyva attends the 67th Emmy Awards. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TNT LA)
Actress Jackie Cruz attends the 67th Emmy Awards. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Nazanin Boniadi attends the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Actor John Stamos attends the 67th Emmy Awards. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
Actor Ron Perlman attends Amazon Prime's Emmy Celebration. (Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Amazon Studios)
Actress Christine Marzano (L) and actor/writer Stephen Merchant attend the 67th Emmy Awards. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TNT LA)
Actor Alan Cumming attends HBO's Official 2015 Emmy After Party. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Actor Adrien Brody speaks onstage during the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Lady Gaga attends the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards Fox after party. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Singer Adrienne Bailon (R) and actress Tamera Mowry-Housley attend the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards Fox after party. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
TV personality Renee Bargh attends HBO's Official 2015 Emmy After Party. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Allen, whose character was last seen jumping off a high castle wall, was tightlipped about his character's future: "We will just have to wait and see but it will be an epic landing."

Bradley said: "Why wasn't that more of a cliffhanger? Why aren't we getting more awkward unanswerable questions about that?"

The family of Bradley's beloved character Samwell Tarly will make an appearance on the next season of the show and Bradley revealed how it was to film with the new cast.

"It was an intervening experience for me because Sam's family life informed everything he did so I've had to cast them in my mind so it's interesting to see who they really are.

"They are perfectly cast I think and was a pleasure to play scenes with them."

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