Presenters Announced for the 2016 Emmy Awards

By Steve Dove | Sep 1st, 2016

The biggest stars in television are set to come out for The 68th Emmy Awards when they air LIVE SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18 7e|4p on ABC. Hosted once again by Jimmy Kimmel, the first group of presenters have been announced for the show. Representing some of the biggest stars in drama and comedy, they include this year's nominees like Black-ish's Anthony Anderson and Empire's Taraji P. Henson as well as past winners including Modern Family's Julie Bowen.

These presenters include:

Anthony Anderson – nominee, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for black-ish (ABC)

Aziz Ansari – nominee, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Master of None (Netflix)

Kristen Bell Good Place (NBC)                            

Julie Bowen – two-time Emmy winner, Modern Family (ABC)

Priyanka Chopra Quantico (ABC)

James Corden – triple nominee, Outstanding Interactive Program, Outstanding Variety Music Or Comedy Special, Outstanding Variety Series Talk for The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)

Larry David – previous Emmy winner and current nominee, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for SNL (NBC), Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)

Taraji P. Henson – nominee, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Empire (FOX)

Randall Park Fresh Off the Boat (ABC)

Andy Samberg – Golden Globe winner, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX)

Liev Schreiber – nominee, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Ray Donovan (SHOWTIME)

Michael Weatherly Bull (CBS)

Laverne Cox – Previous Emmy nominee, star of Orange is the New Black (Netflix) and Rocky Picture Show (Fox)

Tracee Ellis Ross – 68th Emmy Award nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – black-ish (ABC)

America Ferrera – Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG winner and star of Superstore (NBC) and star of Ugly Betty (ABC)

Kit Harington – 68th Emmy Award nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Game of Thrones (HBO)

Matt LeBlanc – Previous seven-time Emmy nominee, Golden Globe winner, star of Man With a Plan (CBS) and Episodes (Showtime)

Joel McHale – Previous Emmy nominee and star of The Great Indoors (CBS)

Mandy Moore – MTV Movie Award, Teen Choice Award winner and star of This is Us (NBC)

Chris Rock – Two 68th Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special – Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo (HBO) and Outstanding Special Class Program as the host of The Oscars (ABC)

Keri Russell – 68th Emmy Award nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series – The Americans (FX) and star of Felicity

Jeffrey Tambor – 68th Emmy Nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Transparent (Amazon); previous Emmy and Golden Globe winner.

Kerry Washington – Two 68th Emmy Award nominations as executive producer and as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Confirmation (HBO); previous two-time Emmy nominee and star of Scandal (ABC)

Damon Wayans – Previous three-time Emmy nominee and star of Lethal Weapon (FOX)

Constance Wu – Critics' Choice Award nominee and star of Fresh Off the Boat (ABC)

Kyle Chandler – Previous Emmy winner and current nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Bloodline (Netflix)

Bryan Cranston – Multiple Emmy winner, Golden Globe winner, Academy Award Nominee, producer of the upcoming television series "Sneaky Pete" (Amazon) and current two-time Emmy nominee for All The Way (HBO) – Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, and Outstanding Made for Television Movie in his executive producer role 

Claire Danes – Multiple Emmy winner, four-time Golden Globe winner and current two–time Emmy nominee for Homeland (Showtime) – Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, and Outstanding Drama Series in her co-executive producer role and star of My So-Called Life

Michelle Dockery – Three-time Emmy nominee – Downton Abbey (Masterpiece on PBS) and starring in the upcoming Good Behavior (TNT)

Minnie Driver – Previous Emmy, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee, and star of upcoming Speechless (ABC)

Tony Goldwyn – Previous Screen Actors Guild nominee and current star of Scandal (ABC)

Terrence Howard – Screen Actors Guild winner, previous Academy and Golden Globe nominee, star of Empire (FOX)

Allison Janney – Multiple Emmy winner, multiple Golden Globe nominee, and current Emmy nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Mom (CBS)

Rami Malek – Current Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Mr. Robot (USA)

Abigail Spencer – Critics Choice Television Award nominee and star of upcoming Timeless (NBC)

Kiefer Sutherland – Previous Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner, nominee and current star of upcoming Designated Survivor (ABC)

Joining the prestigious lineup of 68th Emmy Awards presenters, subsequent to their Emmy wins at last weekend's Creative Arts Awards are:

Hank Azaria  – Multiple Emmy winner, Screen Actors Guild winner and most recently 68th Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series – Ray Donovan (Showtime)

Margo Martindale – Multiple Emmy winner, most recently 68th Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series – The Americans (FX)

Tina Fey – Multiple Emmy and Golden Globe winner, most recently 68th Emmy Award winner with her SNL co-host Amy Poehler for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series – Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Amy Poehler – Multiple Emmy nominee, Golden Globe and 68th Emmy Award winner with her SNL co-host Tina Fey for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series – Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Peter Scolari – 68th Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series – Girls (HBO)

Produced by Don Mischer Productions, The 68th Emmy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and beginning with Countdown to the Emmy Awards: Red Carpet Live, will air live coast-to-coast on Sunday, September 18, at 7:00 p.m. EDT/4:00 p.m. PDT on the ABC Television Network from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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