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September 13, 2017

More Top Talent to Present at the Emmy Awards

Priyanka Chopra, James Corden, Viola Davis, Jane Fonda, Melissa McCarthy, Seth Meyers, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Dolly Parton, Sarah Paulson, Lily Tomlin and Shailene Woodley Among Those Slated to Present

  • Gerald McRaney

  • Alexis Bledel

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  • Jermaine Fowler

  • Laura Dern

  • Viola Davis

The Television Academy announced today the second list of presenters from television's most acclaimed shows who will take to the stage to present at the 69th Emmy Awards on September 17.

The presenters include:

  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon, Big Little Lies)
  • Alexis Bledel (The Handmaid's Tale) – Winner, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
  • Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) – Nominee, Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics
  • Matt Bomer (The Last Tycoon)
  • Carol Burnett (The Carol Burnett Show)
  • Dave Chappelle (Saturday Night Live) – Winner, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
  • Priyanka Chopra (Quantico)
  • James Corden (The Late Late Show with James Corden) – Nominee, Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Winner, Outstanding Variety Special, Outstanding Special Class Program
  • Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder) – Nominee, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
  • Laura Dern (Big Little Lies) – Nominee, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
  • Mark Feuerstein (9JKL)
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) – Nominee, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts)
  • Chris Hardwick (Talking Dead, The Wall)
  • Zoe Kravitz (Big Little Lies)
  • Norman Lear (One Day at a Time)
  • LL Cool J (NCIS: Los Angeles, Lip Sync Battle) Nominee, Outstanding Structured Reality Program
  • Sonequa Martin-Green (Star Trek: Discovery, The Walking Dead)
  • Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black)
  • Melissa McCarthy (Saturday Night Live) – Winner, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Seth MacFarlane (The Orville, Family Guy) - Winner, Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance
  • Gerald McRaney (This Is Us) – Winner, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
  • Seth Meyers (Late Night With Seth Meyers) – Nominee, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series
  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The Walking Dead)
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia)
  • Dolly Parton (Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love) – Nominee, Outstanding Television Movie
  • Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story)
  • Jeremy Piven (Wisdom of the Crowd)
  • Issa Rae (Insecure)
  • Craig Robinson (Ghosted)
  • Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin)
  • Anika Noni Rose (The Quad)
  • Emmy Rossum (Shameless)
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie) – Nominee, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Cicely Tyson (How To Get Away With Murder) – Nominee, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
  • Gabrielle Union (Being Mary Jane)
  • BD Wong (Mr. Robot) – Nominee, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
  • Shailene Woodley (Big Little Lies) – Nominee, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie


The 69th Emmy Awards will telecast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, September 17 (8:00-11:00 PM ET/5:00-8:00 PM PT) on CBS. Stephen Colbert will serve as host. The 69th Emmy Awards is produced by White Cherry Entertainment. Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner are executive producers; Weiss is director; and Chris Licht, executive producer of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, is a producer.

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Contact:
Stephanie Goodell
breakwhitelight for the Television Academy
stephanie@breakwhitelight.com
818.462.1150

Kate Fisher
Vice President, Specials, CBS Entertainment Communications
khfisher@cbs.com, (212) 975-3818
 
Andrea Ballas
Vice President, CBS Publicity
aballas@cbs.com, (818) 655-1581


For the complete press release, click here.

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