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September 12, 2018

More Celebrity Emmy Presenters Announced

Recent 70th Emmy Award Winner RuPaul Charles To Join Samantha Bee, Connie Britton, Benicio Del Toro and Television's Top Talent To Present During Television Industry's Most Celebrated Night

  • RuPaul Charles, Samantha Bee, and Benicio Del Toro

    RuPaul Charles, Samantha Bee, and Benicio Del Toro

  • Sarah Paulson and Angela Bassett

    Sarah Paulson and Angela Bassett

    Phil McCarten/Invision/AP Images
  • Samantha Bee

    Samantha Bee

    Vince Bucci/Invision/AP Images
  • Benicio Del Toro

    Benicio Del Toro

    Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP Images
  • Issa Rae

    Issa Rae

    Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP Images
  • Jimmy Kimmel

    Jimmy Kimmel

    Vince Bucci/Invision/AP Images
  • Hannah Gadsby

    Hannah Gadsby

  • Queer Eye

    The cast of Queer Eye: Karamo Brown, from left, Tan France, Bobby Berk, Antoni Porowski, and Jonathan Van Ness.

    Vince Bucci/Invision/AP Images
  • Andy Samberg

    Andy Samberg

    Phil McCarten/Invision/AP Images

The Television Academy and Executive Producer Lorne Michaels today announced the second group of talent set to present the iconic Emmy statuette at the 70th Emmy Awards on Monday, September 17.

The presenters include:

  • Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora)
  • Angela Bassett (9-1-1)
  • Eric Bana (Dirty John)
  • Samantha Bee (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) – Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special
  • Connie Britton (Dirty John)
  • RuPaul Charles (RuPaul's Drag Race) – 70th Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program
  • Benicio Del Toro (Escape at Dannemora)
  • Claire Foy (The Crown) – Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
  • Hannah Gadsby (Hannah Gadsby: Nanette)
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City)
  • Abbi Jacobson (Broad City)
  • Jimmy Kimmel (Jimmy Kimmel Live!) – Outstanding Variety Talk Series
  • Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale) – Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series, Outstanding Drama Series
  • Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Cult) – Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie
  • The Cast of Queer Eye, 70th Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Structured Reality Program
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) – Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Saturday Night Live)
  • Matt Smith (The Crown) – Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
  • Ben Stiller (Escape at Dannemora)

The 70th Emmy Awards will telecast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on 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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Press Contacts:

Stephanie Goodell    
breakwhitelight (for the Television Academy), 818.462.1150

Lindsay Scola
Television Academy Sr. Director, Talent and Public Relations, 818.754.2830

Traci Saulsberry
Vice President, Alternative Programming, NBC Entertainment Publicity, 818.777.6649

Alyssa Sales
Director, NBC Entertainment Publicity, 818.777.2845

For the complete press release, click here.

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