First Batch of Presenters for Emmy Awards 2014 Announced

By Ambika Thakur | 3 years ago
First Batch of Presenters for Emmy Awards 2014 Announced
Me holding a borrowed Emmy at the Governor’s Ball held after the 40th Annual Primetime Emmy Award telecast 8/28/88 – Permission granted to copy, publish, broadcast or post but please credit “photo by Alan Light” if you can./Alan Light

The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards celebrated every year to honor the outstanding in U.S. prime time television programs. The programs include from June 1, 2013 until May 31, 2014. Nominees are selected by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Read on to learn more about the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards  presenters.

This year, will be held on Monday, Augs 25, 2014 at the Nokia Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, California. The ceremony is being held one month earlier than usual, because of NBC’s clash with the broadcast of Sunday Night Football. The ward show will be aired in the U.S. through NBC.

The date also circumvents a conflict with the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. Late-night talk show host Seth Meyers, a well-known comedian from “Saturday Night Live,” will host the show for the first time.

Ahead of its schedule, the firs batch of awards presenters were already announced. Producers tapped the stars from “Breaking Bad,” “True Detective,” and “The Voice” to hand out the awards to winners at the awards ceremony.

As of now Executive producer Don Mischer announced 13 presenters including  many of Oscar, Grammy, Golden Globe, and Tony winners.  Some of the presenters are also nominated for an Emmy at the awards show.

Hollywood stars such as Halle Berry, Julia Roberts and fellow Emmy-nominated duo Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson of HBO’s “True Detective” are set to present awards.

Other presenters include other Emmy nominees such as Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad“), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep“), Julianna Marguilies (“The Good Wife“), Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory“), Kerry Washington (“Scandal“) and Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation“).

The complete list of the first batch of awards presenters:

  1. Halle Berry
  2. Bryan Cranston
  3. Zooey Deschanel
  4. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  5. Woody Harrelson
  6. Adam Levine
  7. Julianna Margulies
  8. Matthew McConaughey
  9. Jim Parsons
  10. Amy Poehler
  11. Julia Roberts
  12. Gwen Stefani
  13. Kerry Washington

And that’s it for the   2014 Primetime Emmy Award update. For more details coming up about the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, including the complete list of winners, best moments and fashion verdict, stay tuned here on  Movie News Guide (MNG).

Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons/Alan Light


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