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George Lopez to Host Awards Show on September 11 at the Shrine
E! Entertainment Television to Air Creative Arts Emmy Awards Show On Saturday, September 17, from 7:00-9:00PM ET/PT
North Hollywood, CA, Sept. 1, 2005 – Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) will present Jerry Lewis with the prestigious Governors Award at the 2005 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, it was announced today by Spike Jones, Jr., producer of the show.
"We are very honored that Mr. Lewis will be on hand to receive this award and we felt it was only fitting to have Mr. Hayes be a part of this presentation," said Jones. "Mr. Hayes did a tremendous job in portraying Mr. Lewis in the teleplay Martin and Lewis and the idea of them together on stage will certainly make for some memorable comedic moments during the show."
In addition, presenters for the 2005 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys were also announced. They include:
Will Arnett (Arrested Development)
Zach Braff (Scrubs)
James Callis (Battlestar Gallactica)
Sarah Chalke (Scrubs)
Kristin Chenoweth (West Wing)
Blythe Danner (Back When They Were Grownups; Huff; Will & Grace)
Victor Garber (Alias)
Jennifer Garner (Alias)
Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Gallactica)
Charlotte Jorgensen (Dancing with Stars)
Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck)
Ian McShane (Deadwood)
Sandra Oh (Greys Anatomy)
John O'Hurley (Dancing with Stars)
CCH Pounder (The Shield)
Joely Richardson (Nip/Tuck)
Geoffrey Rush (The Life & Death of Peter Sellers)
Tony Shalhoub (Monk)
Dylan Walsh (Nip/Tuck) and
Gary Bryan (afternoon DJ, KRTH 101) to announce
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The 2005 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, hosted by George Lopez, will air as a two-hour special on E! Entertainment Television on Saturday, September 17, from 7:00-9:00PM ET/PT. Joining Jones in producing the 2005 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards are Michael A. Hoey and John Moffitt who return as co-executive producers for the eighth year. Carole Propp is the talent executive.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was founded in 1946 just one month after network television was born. It is a non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunications arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunications industry. In addition to recognizing outstanding programming through its Emmy® Award, the Television Academy publishes Emmy® Magazine.
For additional press information and resources concerning the 2005 Creative Arts Emmy® Awards or the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, please direct your inquiries to Robin Mesger of The Lippin Group at (323) 965-1990.
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Based in Los Angeles, E! Networks is the world’s largest producer and distributor of entertainment news and lifestyle-related programming. The company operates E! Entertainment Television, the 24-hour network with programming dedicated to the world of entertainment, as well as The Style Network and E! Online located at www.eonline.com. E! is currently available to 86 million cable and direct broadcast satellite subscribers in the U.S. Style currently counts 42 million subscribers.
Internationally, E! programming can be seen in more than 120 countries worldwide reaching 400 million homes. In addition to its ventures for locally programmed E! branded channels outside the U.S., the company operates the E! International Network, a 24-hour English language global entertainment channel available via satellite in Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
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