Presenter Jennifer Garner wore a Michael Kors dress and over $1,000,000 worth of diamond jewelry. Because the $250,000 chandelier-earrings she wore were designed for pierced ears, Jennifer had to have her ears pierced a few weeks before the ceremony to be able to wear them.
The program won 4 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Art Direction for a Variety, Music Program, or Special, Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program, Outstanding Main Title Design and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety or Music Series or Special or Animation.
This is the first time since 1948 where no film received more than three awards for anything.
For the first and only time, all five Best Director nominees directed a film nominated for Best Picture.