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September 12, 2011

Don Cheadle, Kaley Cuoco, Rob Lowe, Melissa McCarthy, Lea Michele, Ian Somerhalder Announced as Additional Presenters at 63rd Primetime Emmys

Watch this space—more presenters to be announced soon!

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA, September 12, 2011 – Primetime Emmy® Award nominee Melissa McCarthy along with Don Cheadle, Kaley Cuoco, Rob Lowe, Lea Michelle and Ian Somerhalder are additional presenters announced for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards. The telecast will air live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 18th, (8:00 PM EDT live / 5:00 PM PDT live) on FOX.

DON CHEADLE — Star of the upcoming Showtime series House of Lies

KALEY CUOCO — Star of the Nominated Outstanding Comedy Series The Big Bang Theory

ROB LOWE — Star of the Nominated Outstanding Comedy Series Parks and Recreation

MELISSA MCCARTHY — Nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Mike and Molly)

LEA MICHELE — Star of the Nominated Outstanding Comedy Series Glee

IAN SOMERHALDER — Star of the CW series Vampire Diaries

They join previously announced presenters Will Arnett, Zooey Deschanel, Ashton Kutcher, Julianna Margulies, Amy Poehler and Sofia Vergara.

Executive-produced by Mark Burnett, the 63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS will be hosted by Jane Lynch. If you plan to Tweet this story, please use the official Emmys twitter handle @primetimeemmys and hashtag #EmmysDON CHEADLE, KALEY CUOCO, ROB LOWE, MELISSA MCCARTHY, LEA MICHELLE, AND IAN SOMERHALDER ANNOUNCED AS ADDITIONAL PRESENTERS AT THE 63RD PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS


About the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, founded in 1946 at the birth of the medium, is a non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunication arts, sciences and creative leadership. Known for recognizing outstanding programming through its Primetime Emmy® Awards, the Television Academy also publishes emmy magazine. Its charitable Foundation operates the Archive of American Television, College Television Awards, acclaimed student internships and other educational outreach programs.  For more information on the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, its many industry-related programs and services, including year-round events, please visit


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