A smiling Tom Hanks, producer of The Pacific and Big Love, arrived at 8pm, arm in arm with wife Rita Wilson. They were happy, despite losing in the Best TV Movie or Mini-Series category to Carlos.
The Fighter's Mark Wahlberg, dapper in Armani with wife Rhea Durham on his arm said, "I'm ecstatic, and for Melissa [Leo] as well! It's amazing!" when asked how he felt about Christian Bale winning for supporting actor in a drama.
Peter Facinelli and Robert Pattinson walked in together at 8:16 pm and started making the rounds. Close behind them were Jason Segal and Garret Hedlund. .
Steve Buscemi was so tired from lugging around his Golden Globe that he rested it on the red carpet stanchion while doing his interviews.
Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston gave each other an enthusiastic hug and chatted inside the party.
Jennifer Westfeldt and Jon Hamm arrived at 7:45 before the show had ended and left together around 10. At the party, Hamm was laughing up a storm with Rebecca Creskoff from Hung, who played Barbara Katz on Mad Men.
Temple Grandin winner Claire Danes chilled with husband Hugh Dancy, her Golden Globe statuette on the table in front of her, his jacket hung on the back of his chair.
Olivia Wilde noticed her train was getting stepped on while she chatted with Covert Affair co-stars Piper Perabo and Anne Dudek
Julianna Margulies shared a story with Richard Kind (Mad About You, Toy Story 3). They were then joined by Evan Handler from Californication.
After Kate Flannery finished talking to Ricky Gervais, Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner approached the host to tell him he had a good speech prepared, in case Mad Men won for best show. (They lost to Boardwalk Empire)
Jacob Pitts from FX's Justified was hanging out with his castmates from The Pacific, saying he still found celebrity parties surreal.