Ken Jeong, Billy Porter, and Sarah Paulson

Ken Jeong, Billy Porter, and Sarah Paulson

Jeong: Vince Bucci; Porter: Jordan Strauss; Paulson: Danny Moloshok; all Invision/AP Images
September 13, 2021
Awards News

Presenters Announced for 73rd Emmy Awards

Cedric The Entertainer to Host Television's Biggest Night

CBS and the Television Academy announced today that some of Hollywood's biggest stars will make special appearances on the 73rd EMMY AWARDS, hosted by Cedric The Entertainer, Sunday, Sept. 19 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/5:00-8:00 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

The talent appearing during the broadcast includes Paulina Alexis, Anthony Anderson, Angela Bassett, Kate Beckinsale, Adrien Brody, Stephen Colbert, Jennifer Coolidge, Kaley Cuoco, Lane Factor, Beanie Feldstein, Allyson Felix, America Ferrera, Sterlin Harjo, Devery Jacobs, Ken Jeong, Mindy Kaling, Vanessa Lachey, Dan Levy, Eugene Levy, Jessica Long, Annie Murphy, Catherine O'Hara, Sarah Paulson, Amy Poehler, Billy Porter, Michaela Jaé (Mj) Rodriguez, Seth Rogen, Tracee Ellis Ross, Hailee Steinfeld, Patrick Stewart, Wilmer Valderrama, Kerry Washington, D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai and Bowen Yang. Additional talent joining the show will be announced later this week.

For more information and updates on the show, go to and follow @TelevisionAcad on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

The 73rd EMMY AWARDS is produced by Done+Dusted and Hudlin Entertainment. Ian Stewart, Reggie Hudlin, Byron Philip and Ashley Edens are executive producers. Hamish Hamilton will serve as director.

About the Television Academy
The Television Academy seeks to expand the horizons of television excellence. Through the programs, publications and events of the Academy and its Foundation, it strives to empower storytellers who shape the evolving television space. And it celebrates those who have excelled by recognizing their achievements through accolades and awards, including television's most coveted prize, the Emmy Award. For more information, please visit

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