FINAL SET OF PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR "THE 60th PRIMETIME EMMY� AWARDS" AIRING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, ON ABC
Alec Baldwin, Glenn Close, Patrick Dempsey, Craig Ferguson, Sally Field, Ricky Gervais, Sandra Oh, Martin Sheen and Brooke Shields Confirmed to Present
Kathryn Joosten, Cynthia Nixon and Glynn Turman to Present at the Primetime Telecast After Winning the Guest Actor/Actress Categories at the Creative Arts Emmys
Stephen Colbert & Jon Stewart to Present Together
Mary Tyler Moore & Betty White to Present Together
The final set of presenters for "The 60th Primetime Emmy� Awards" includes Alec Baldwin, Glenn Close, Stephen Colbert, Patrick Dempsey, Craig Ferguson, Sally Field, Ricky Gervais, Kathryn Joosten, Mary Tyler Moore, Cynthia Nixon, Sandra Oh, Martin Sheen, Brooke Shields, Jon Stewart, Glynn Turman and Betty White. The telecast will originate live from the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on ABC.
"These are our last group of presenters, and I have to say that we are thrilled with the caliber of talent that will be presenting Emmys at this year's show," said Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich. "Tune in on Sunday to see the vast array of celebrities that best represent the last 60 years of television on our stage."
"The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards" is being produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures LLC. Returning with Ehrlich are producer Renato Basile and co-producer Danette Herman. Lou Horvitz will be directing.
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 Primetime Emmy� Awards, the Television Academy publishes EMMY Magazine and, through its Foundation, is responsible for the Archive of American Television, College Television Awards, acclaimed student internships and other educational outreach programs. For more information on the Television Academy and its many industry-related programs and services, including year-round Academy events, please visit www.emmys.tv.