[07/08/09 - 07:05 AM]
Stars to Light Up the 2009 Espys Hosted by Samuel L. Jackson
Omar Epps, Seth Meyers, Rashida Jones, Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, Zachary Quinto and Andy Samberg are among the featured presenters.

[via press release from ESPN]

Stars to Light Up The 2009 ESPYs Hosted by Samuel L. Jackson

Chris Berman, Jeff Gordon, Omar Epps, Wyclef Jean, Seth Meyers, Marisa Miller, Rashida Jones, Miranda Kerr, Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, Danica Patrick, Zachary Quinto, Condoleezza Rice, Andy Samberg, Stuart Scott, Venus Williams, Will.i.am named presenters for the 17th Annual ESPYs Televised Sunday, July 19 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPNHD

Host Samuel L. Jackson will be joined on stage by the world's premier athletes and Hollywood's biggest stars when at The 2009 ESPYs co-presented by Under Armour and Land Rover comes to Los Angeles. The 17th annual celebration of the best moments from the year in sports will be taped on Wednesday, July 15 from the Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles and televised Sunday, July 19 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN/ESPN HD.

This year's presenters will include Chris Berman, Jeff Gordon, Omar Epps, Wyclef Jean, Rashida Jones, Miranda Kerr (Victoria's Secret angel), Rob Lowe, Seth Meyers (Saturday Night Live), Marisa Miller (Victoria's Secret angel), Demi Moore, Danica Patrick, Zachary Quinto (Star Trek), Condoleezza Rice, Andy Samberg (Saturday Night Live) Stuart Scott, Venus Williams, Will.i.am with more to be announced.

In addition, top athletes scheduled to attend so far include: Carmelo Anthony, Helio Castroneves, Santonio Holmes, Shawn Johnson, Michael Phelps, Ben Roethlisberger, Misty May-Treanor, Kurt Warner, and more.

Fans will determine the winners in all categories (except the Arthur Ashe Courage Award and other special awards) by voting online at www.espys.tv starting June 25 through July 11.


The ESPYs gather top celebrities from sports and entertainment to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments and saluting the leading performers and performances. The 2009 ESPYs will recognize both sport-specific achievements, such as �Best MLB Player� and �Best WNBA Player,� and best-in-sport winners, such as �Best Team� or �Best Female Athlete� that pit nominees from different sports against each other. The ESPYs honor ESPN's commitment to The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a partnership launched with the late Jim Valvano at the inaugural ESPYs in 1993.

* The show will be taped Wednesday, July 15 from the Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles

* For the second time in several years, a limited amount of ESPYs tickets are available for public purchase through www.ticketmaster.com.

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