ENTERTAINMENT-US-EMMY-AWARDSIt's almost time for TV's biggest night, and ABC just shared the list of presenters for the 2016 Emmy Awards.

Here's Group 1, announced September 1:

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)


They made sure to add all the network affiliations so no one accused them of just picking ABC people. The host is an ABC guy, though: Jimmy Kimmel, returning for a second time.

On September 14, ABC shared another batch of presenters:

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

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)

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)


The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards will broadcast Sunday, September 18, starting with the "Countdown to the Emmy Awards: Red Carpet Live" at 7 p.m. EDT on ABC. Here's a printable Emmys ballot, featuring all of the nominees.

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