Backstage Creations, specialists in award show gifts and custom backstage gift suites, produced the Giving Suite at the 66th  Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theater.  The show airs live coast-to-coast on Monday, August 25th (8 ET/5 CT) on NBC.  In addition to treating presenters and performers to an array of luxury goods, the lounge will serve as a Giving Suite™ as celebrities who participate will help raise up to $150,000 in donations to support the Television Academy Foundation.

Hosted by Seth Meyers, the 66th Emmy Awards roster of presenters includes Billy Crystal, Adam Levine, Allison Janney, Lucy Liu, Octavia Spencer, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Louis C.K., Katherine Heigl, Uzo Aduba, Jenji Kohan, John Mulaney, Lena Heady, Joe Morton, Chris Hardwick, Hayden Panettiere, Billy Eichner, Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Jay Pharoah, Mayim Bialik, Josh Charles and more.

The items in the Giving Suite™

·       Bartenura and MYX Fusion- Mad Men creator, Matt Weiner, stopped by the bar at the Backstage Creations Giving Suite and said that his mother always drinks Bartenura.  Katherine Heigl said “Mmmm Bartenura Moscato is amazing” and Allison Janney asked for seconds. www.bartenura.com www.myxfusions.com

·       Cold Stone Creamery- Chris Hardaway selected the Oreo Overload ice cream and Hayden Panettiere had the Cake Batter flavor.www.ColdStoneCreamery.com

·       Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa- Host Seth Meyer’s wife said that just this week, Seth had a radio interview with Ryan Seacrest, who suggested he take his wife to BoraBorafor their wedding anniversary.  She couldn’t believe that they received a certificate to theHilton Bora Bora Nui’s Presidential Villa at the Backstage Creations Suite. Oscar winner Octavia Spencer and Emmy winner AllisonJanney said they should go together to $5000 a night Presidential Suite since the suite is so big they’d probably have a hard time finding each other. www.hilton.com/frenchpolynesia

·       Josh Johnson Home for Softline- At the Backstage Creations Giving Suite, Hayden Panettiere immediately took her shoes off and put her feet on the ivory faux sheepskin area rug at the Josh Johnson Home for Softline lounge area.While lounging in the Giving Suite,Katherine Heigl spotted the new product line by Josh Johnson, stating “These are beautiful.  I love home décor.” Chris Hardwick loved the President Scroll Write Pillow and was heard saying “My mom would love this!” www.softlinehome.com/sparkle-josh.html

·       KeVita® Sparkling Probiotic Drinks- Mayim Bialik loved KeVita’s Sparkling Probiotic Drinks, stating, “I’m vegan, so I really appreciate that KeVita is, as well.”  Katherine Heigl was thrilled to see an alternative to Kombucha Tea as she mentioned she is unable to drink it, making KeVita the perfect choice for her. www.KeVita.com

·       La Valenica Hotel- While shopping inside the Backstage Creations Giving Suite, Jesse Tyler Ferguson said that he stayed at LaValencia three years ago and has been eagerly waiting to go back.www.lavalencia.com

·       On her shopping trip inside the Backstage Creations Giving Suite, Hayden Panettiere selected a pair of Chloe Sunglass provided byMarchon Eyewear..  www.marchon.com

·       Nerium International- NeriumAD® Age-Defying Night CreamJordan Peele loved Neirum’s products, stating “I’m already beautiful, so this will keep me that way.” Uzo Aduba checked out the Nerium booth and mentioned how excited she was to try this and enthusiastically said “Nerium’s got it going on!”www.mynerium.com  

·       Pong Case - After hearing about the radiation protecting phone case by Pong, Allison Janney was relieved to receive one.  Seth Meyerscame to the Backstage Creations Giving Suite to support the Television Academy Foundation and his wife Alexi stopped by the Pong station as she was really excited to learn how that they protect from cell phone radiation.   www.pongcase.com

·       RICHMOND NUA SPA, TURKEY – Creator of Orange is the New Black, Jenji Cohan, couldn’t believe she received a trip to the RichmondNua Spa in Turkey and exclaimed, “This is unreal!”  Katherine Heigl said “I’ve never been to Turkey and have always wanted to go.”www.richmondnua.com

·       Sabra Hummus- Mayim Bialik was caught munching on Sabra snacks, praising the fact that there was something she could eat being vegan!  Uzo Aduba took a break inside the Giving Suite and enjoyed a snack from a familiar face Sabra Hummus which she says she buys all of the time. Katherine Heigl was just as excited to receive her Nambe Santa Fe Chip and Dip Bowl. www.sabra.com

·       Spin Master’s The Best of TV & Movies- Weird Al Yankovic loved Spin Master’s The Best of TV & Movies, stating, “This is great.  We have an eleven-year-old daughter. It will be fun to teach her about older shows that she has never heard of.”  Matt Weiner,Creator of Mad Men, took a stab at the game and, much to his surprise, got all of the trivia questions wrong!  Upon Weiner’s defeat, his wife even added “You should have quizzed him on Clueless!” www.spinmastergames.com

  • Tim Hortons Dark Roast Coffee- While enjoying some coffee at the Tim Hortons beverage bar, Keegan Michael Key laughed, saying, “Here’s to being up until 3 am.” Allison Janney was excited to get her caffeine fix from the Tim Hortons coffee bar, she said “I haven’t had coffee yet today- I’ve come to the right place."www.timhortons.com
·      TRIADA PALM SPRINGS- Palm Springs was a popular pick at the Backstage Creations Giving Suite – Jordan Peele and his girlfriend have friends in the desert, so they’d love the terrace and open kitchen in their own TRIADA casita.  www.triadapalmsprings.com

·        Waltzing Matilda USA- Octavia Spencer was almost in tears when she heard about the Waltzing Matilda art initiative, through which young art students create designs on blank canvases which become the container bags for the Waltzing Matilda products. Allison Janney was very excited to find the Waltzing Matilda booth at the backstage giving suite- she has a Waltzing Matilda bag that she says she uses all the time. www.waltzingmatildausa.com

 {sidebar id=8}Celebrities will also receive:

·       AESTECH INDUSTRIES LLC BEAUTIFOOT- www.beautifoot.com

·       b4- www.b4products.com

·       Bananagrams Inc.- www.bananagramsgowild.com

·       Berocca®, from Bayer HealthCare -   www.berocca.com

·       Bose-  www.bose.com

·       Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolates- www.cocoadolce.com

·       Danné Montague-King DMK®- www.dannemking.com/products/foamy-lift/

·       DenTek Oral Care- Comfort Clean: www.dentek.com/products/view/comfort-clean-floss-picks-5/ Floss Picks + Case:www.dentek.com/products/view/2-count-floss-pick-cases-30/  www.DenTek.com

·       Faradee Inc-. www.faradee.com

·       Invitation Consultants-

·       L’eclisse Cosmetics-

·       http://leclissecosmetic.com/product/pressed-mineral-blush/   www.leclissecosmetic.com/product/blush-brush/


·       LMN/ Luxe Me Now www.lmnonline.com

·       NOTE Frangrances- www.notefragrances.com

·       RANCH Organics- www.ranch-organics.com

·       Ronaldo Designer Jewelry- www.designerjewelrybyronaldo.com

·       Sterling Health and Wellness-. www.healthsterling.com 

·       SUPRA Footwear www.suprafootwear.com

·       The Container Store- www.containerstore.com/shop/travel/luggage?productId=10037043&N=248

·       The Spa on Rodeo, Beverly Hills-www.TheSpaonRodeo.com


This year’s Giving Suite™ is being designed by Josh Johnson Home for Softline. Josh provides a luxurious and stylish backdrop for celebrity guests to mingle while they peruse the products and lounge within his custom designed vignette.  Based both in West Hollywood and Nashville,Josh’s lovable personality earned him the nickname “Sparkle Josh” and the title of Fan Favorite during the second season of HGTV's Design Star. He also appeared in the Design Star “All Stars” series in July 2012. Josh Johnson Home for Softline embodies his “Livable Luxe” philosophy with rich metallic sheers, beaded and embellished fabrics, and oversized damask patterns, and will debut in stores in October 2014.www.softlinehome.com/sparkle-josh.html    Accent furnishings for the suite provided by Hstudio www.haziza.com

Follow me on social media:

Facebook: Sammi-T

Twitter: TVG_Sammi

Instagram: TVG_Sammi

Leave your comments

Post comment as a guest

Your comments are subject to administrator's moderation.
terms and condition.
  • No comments found


Big Brother 19

Feed Display

Welcome to TV Grapevine

TV, Grapevine, Reality TV Spoilers, Updates, and News Network: all the best spoilers for Big Brother, Survivor, The Voice, Amazing Race, Sing off, Dancing with the Stars, for abc, cbs, fox, nbc