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And earlier Stephen Colbert, while being interviewed with his wife at his side, took a moment to phone his 91-year-old mom on his cellphone to say hello.

“I’ve shouted at her `We’re on ABC!’” he told interviewer Josh Elliott.

_ Frazier Moore _ Twitter http://www.twitter.com/tvfrazier

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A RED CARPET PROPOSAL

One Emmy attendee used the red carpet for more than just walking _ he got down on one knee and proposed to his date.

Security initially tried to shoo him off, but saw him reaching into his pocket for a ring and let the moment happen. With throngs of people cheering, he presented the ring and received a kiss, and presumably an answer “Yes,” as those nearby applauded the mystery couple.

_ Anthony McCartney _ Twitter http://twittter.com/mccartneyA

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EVEN CELEBRITIES SWEAT

With temperatures topping 90 degrees on the Emmy red carpet, the stars were doing everything they could not to let you see them sweat.

“Dancing With the Stars” host Tom Bergeron sucked down a bottle of water as he walked the carpet. Others clutched hand fans and discreetly dabbed their brows as they made their way into the Nokia Theatre.

Ashley Judd of “Missing” went a different route, toting an umbrella as she sashayed between interviews.

_ Anthony McCartney _ Twitter http://twittter.com/mccartneyA

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