Samira Wiley and Ryan Eggold to Announce 70th Emmy Nominations
The Television Academy announced today that Samira Wiley and Ryan Eggold will present the nominations for the 70th Emmy Awards from the Wolf Theatre at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Thursday, July 12 at 8:30 AM PT /11:30 AM ET.
Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington will join Wiley and Eggold at the nominations ceremony, which will stream live on Emmys.com.
"It has been another exceptional year in television marked by extraordinary storytelling from a wealth of diverse and innovative content creators," said Washington. "We are pleased to have these two talented performers join us to announce this year's Emmy nominees and to celebrate television excellence."
Wiley is best known for her role on Hulu's critically acclaimed, Emmy-winning dystopian drama The Handmaid's Tale, which earned her an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. She has recently starred in Netflix's Emmy Award-winning series Orange Is the New Black and has a recurring role on the FX series You're the Worst. Wiley also had a recurring role in YouTube Red's comedic web series Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes and appeared in the 2016 film Nerve.
Eggold is set to star in NBC's new fall drama New Amsterdam in which he plays an incoming medical director who has bold new ideas on how to change the culture at the landmark hospital. Eggold previously co-starred in NBC's crime thriller The Blacklist. He also has a role in the upcoming Spike Lee film BlacKkKlansman, which arrives in theaters this August.
The 70th Emmy Awards will telecast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Monday, September 17 (8:00-11:00 PM ET/5:00-8:00 PM PT) on NBC. Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost and Michael Che will serve as co-hosts. The 70th Emmy Awards will be executive produced by Lorne Michaels (Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon).
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