IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR THE TELEVISION ACADEMY - Anthony Anderson, from left, Mayim Bialik, Rachel Brosnahan, Seth Green, Television Academy Governor Bob Bergen, Niecy Nash, Anthony Mendez, Sarah Paulson, Beau Bridges, Jonathan Banks attend the Television Academy's 67th Emmy Performance Peer Group Celebration at the Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

Emmy nominees share plans for big day

Contenders for Emmy Awards say they’ll be plenty busy leading up to the ceremony Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles.

Republican presidential candidates, from left, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, former New York Gov. George Pataki,  Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, businessman Donald Trump, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, businesswoman Carly Fiorina, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie take the stage during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Debate sets ratings record for CNN

Presidential debates have never before been such a commercial juggernaut, and CNN was rewarded for its attention on Thursday when the Nielsen company estimated that 22.9 million people watched.