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September 07, 2016

Second Group of Emmy Presenters Announced

68th Emmy Awards Announces Second Star-Studded Group of Presenters

  • Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross at the 67th Emmy Awards.

    Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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  • Laverne Cox of Orange is the New Black arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

    Laverne Cox of Orange is the New Black arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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  • Kit Harington of Game of Thrones arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

    Kit Harington of Game of Thrones arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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  • Jeffrey Tambor backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.

    Jeffrey Tambor backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards. 

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An additional group of television's top talent has been confirmed to present at the 68th Emmy Awards, telecast live on Sunday, September 18, (7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT) on ABC.
These esteemed presenters, including Emmy, Golden Globe and Grammy winners, include:

  • Laverne Cox – Previous Emmy nominee, star of Orange is the New Black (Netflix) and The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Fox)
  • Tracee Ellis Ross – 68th Emmy Award nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - black-ish (ABC)
  • America Ferrera – Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG winner and star of Superstore (NBC)
  • Kit Harington – 68th Emmy Award nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Game of Thrones (HBO)
  • Matt LeBlanc – Previous seven-time Emmy nominee, Golden Globe winner, star of Man With a Plan (CBS) and Episodes (Showtime)
  • Joel McHale – Previous Emmy nominee and star of The Great Indoors (CBS)
  • Mandy Moore – MTV Movie Award, Teen Choice Award winner and star of This is Us (NBC)
  • Chris Rock – Two 68th Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special - Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo (HBO) and Outstanding Special Class Program as the host of The Oscars (ABC)
  • Keri Russell – 68th Emmy Award nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series – The Americans (FX)
  • Jeffrey Tambor – 68th Emmy Nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Transparent (Amazon); previous Emmy and Golden Globe winner.
  • Kerry Washington – Two 68th Emmy Award nominations as Executive Producer and as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Confirmation (HBO); previous two-time Emmy nominee and star of Scandal (ABC)
  • Damon Wayans – Previous three-time Emmy nominee and star of Lethal Weapon (FOX)
  • Constance Wu – Critics' Choice Award nominee and star of Fresh Off The Boat (ABC)


Produced by Don Mischer Productions, the 68th Emmy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and begins with Countdown to the Emmy Awards: Red Carpet Live at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on Sunday, September 18. The telecast will air live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. If you plan to tweet this story, please use #Emmys and mention the official Emmys Twitter handle @televisionacad.

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Press contacts:

Jim Yeager
breakwhitelight for the Television Academy
818-264-6812
jim@breakwhitelight.com

Nicole Marostica
ABC Media Relations
818-460-6783
nicole.y.marostica@abc.com

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