"We are so happy this event is in its seventh year. It truly shows how the television community supports MPTF's mission. We are grateful to our sponsors as well, for making this night possible," said Ken Scherer, CEO of the MPTF Foundation.
Among the celebrities who attended this year's event were Shohreh Aghdashloo, Tim Allen, Morena Baccarin, Scott Bakula, William Baldwin, Greg Berlanti, Mayim Bialik, Matt Bomer, Powers Boothe, Alison Brie, Beau Bridges, Dan Bucatinsky, Rose Byrne, Jim Carter, Anna Chlumsky, James Cromwell, Jon Cryer, Whitney Cummings, Laura Dern, Taye Diggs, Nina Dobrev, Michael Douglas, Adam Driver, Edie Falco, Anna Faris, Vera Farmiga, Nathan Fillion, Michael J. Fox, Rupert Friend, Tony Goldwyn, Max Greenfield, Chelsea Handler, Marcia Gay Harden, Kit Harrington, Simon Helberg, John Benjamin Hickey, Freddie Highmore, Sarah Hyland, Allison Janney, Mindy Kaling, Alex Karpovsky, Jane Krakowski, Padma Lakshmi, Ali Larter, Melissa Leo, Natasha Lyonne, Joe Mantegna, Margo Martindale, Jack McBrayer, Mary McDonnell, Joel McHale, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Merchant, Shemar Moore, Peter Morgan, Chris Noth, Jessica Pare, Mandy Patinkin, Zac Posen, Pablo Schreiber, Michael Sheen, Molly Sims, Alexander Skarsgard, Cobie Smulders, Kevin Spacey, David Spade, Toby Stephens, Charlize Theron, Robin Tunney, Jon Voight, Matthew Weiner, Allison Williams, and Robin Wright, among many others.
"This is a week when the television community comes together to celebrate the best of the best, and we love being a part of it," said Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chairman of the MPTF Foundation. "The Evening Before honors this fantastic industry while at the same time raising much needed dollars and awareness for a great cause."
Robyn Leuthe Norris produced the "Evening Before" for the seventh consecutive year, with designs of a relaxed town square atmosphere in the Park, by Silver Birches.The event is designed after the highly successful "Night Before," another fundraiser held annually before the Academy Awards® for the past eleven years to benefit the MPTF.