Saturday night was the big nerd prom, or as it is officially called the White House Correspondent's Dinner. Just a small, intimate event for 3,000 held this year at the Washington, DC Hilton Hotel. We managed to spot a few CNN'ers as they arrived and walked the red carpet.
Ed Henry and his fiance CNN producer Shirley Hung
Wolf Blitzer and CNN guest Randy Quaid talking with Greta Van Susteren and her husband on the red carpet.
Another of Blitzer and Quaide this time with Queen Latifa
Larry King with Jeff Probst and ?
HLN's Joy Behar and Colin Powell
Tom Foreman, Michael Douglas and ?
The typical red carpet interviews were conducted with Politico asking who are you wearing. Larry King and Ed Henry were among those talking labels.
Speaking of Ed Henry he was seated at the dais next to Jay Leno and helped in the presentation of awards.
We spotted Larry King sitting next to Jon Klein at one of the CNN tables.
There were several mentions of CNN personal during the speeches. Here's Jay Leno briefly mentioning Wolf
But the CNN moment of the night came from President Obama at Rick Sanchez's expense.
Dana Bash and actress Cheryl Hines
Lots of festivities led up to the big event on Saturday night.
One of the earliest parties this year was on Tuesday of this week and was hosted by Quinn Gillespie & Associates and communications firm FD International . The White House Correspondents Dinner-themed party was held at Public for 200 actual working reporters. Among them was CNN's Ed Henry who posed with a cardboard cutout of President Obama.
Saturday afternoon the WHCD Garden Party was hosted by hosted by Tammy Haddad and Ted Greenberg, Hilary Rosen, David Adler, Jim Courtovich, Alex Castellanos, Debra Lee, Steve McMahon and Franco Nuschese and held at the home of Haddad and Greenberg. We found a few pictures thanks to CNN'ers who love to Twitter.
More images will become available in the next few days including some from the after parties. Check back for additional posts of the WHCD.