PHOTO GALLERY: Emmys 2009: Red Hot Ladies

The women of the small screen got all dolled up for the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday – but why were so many of them wearing red? Was it to camouflage themselves on the red carpet? To convey their passion for the spotlight? Or to attract a stampede of bulls to liven up the show?

We have our suspicions, but in the meantime let’s reward their efforts by clicking through our photo gallery of Blake Lively, Mila Kunis, Hayden Panettiere and all the other TV babes who showed up this year, shall we?