First 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)

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.