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August 24, 2017

First Presenters for 2017 Creative Arts Awards Named

Tom Hanks, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Angela Bassett and Stars From Hit Shows Including The Goldbergs, Saturday Night Live, The Handmaid's Tale and Orange Is the New Black Slated to Present

  • Niecy Nash arrives at the Performers Peer Group Celebration August 24 at the Montage in Beverly Hills, California.

    Niecy Nash

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  • Laverne Cox on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

    Laverne Cox

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  • Derek Hough at the Governor's Ball

    Derek Hough at the Governor's Ball watching his Emmy being engraved

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  • Jane Lynch at the 2015 Creative Arts Ball.

    Jane Lynch

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  • Hank Azaria

    Hank Azaria in Brockmire

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The Television Academy and Executive Producer Bob Bain today announced the first group of presenters for the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, hosted over two consecutive nights on Saturday, September 9 and 10.

The first group of presenters from television's top comedies, dramas, variety and reality TV represent a vibrant, diverse and inclusive new television landscape and include:

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Derek Hough (World of Dance and Dancing with the Stars), Julianne Hough (Grease: Live!), Lisa Kudrow (Who Do You Think You Are?), Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live), Neil deGrasse Tyson (StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson).

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Hank Azaria (Brockmire and Ray Donovan), Angela Bassett (911 and Black Panther), Alexis Bledel (The Handmaid's Tale), Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Are You There Democracy? It's Me, The Internet), Tom Hanks (Saturday Night Live), Jane Lynch (Dropping the Soap and Hollywood Game Night), Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs), Niecy Nash (Claws).

The 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles beginning at 5:00 PM PT each evening. FXX will broadcast the awards on Saturday, September 16 at 8:00 PM ET/PT.

For more information, please visit Emmys.com.

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Contact:
Stephanie Goodell
breakwhitelight (for the Television Academy)
stephanie@breakwhitelight.com
818.462.1150

Laura Puig
breakwhitelight (for the Television Academy)
laura@breakwhitelight.com
956.235.8723


For the complete press release, click here.

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