A constellation of TV´s brightest stars. The Television Academy released the list of celebrated stars that will take the stage to present the Emmy awards on television’s biggest night.
Academy Award winners Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon, who starred in the HBO hit Big Little Lies will be among the presenters for the evening.
The powerful Oprah will also present at the event. Along with her will be Black-ish stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, Mom’s Allison Janney and Anna Faris, Shemar Moore, star of the upcoming S.W.A.T adaptation, Jessica Biel, Jason Bateman and Lea Michele.
Will & Grace’s star Debra Messing, The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons, Angie Tribeca’s Rashida Jones, The Night Of’s Riz Ahmed and Silicon Valley’s Kumail Najiani will also be in charge of naming the nominees and eventual winners of the prestigious awards.
Stephen Colbert will be the host for the event. This will be the very first time for Colbert.
Here’s the complete list of presenters:
Riz Ahmed (“The Night Of,” “Girls”)
Anthony Anderson (“black-ish”)
Alec Baldwin (“Saturday Night Live,” “Match Game”)
Jason Bateman (“Ozark”)
Jessica Biel (“The Sinner”)
Edie Falco (“Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”)
Anna Faris (“Mom”)
Allison Janney (“Mom”)
Rashida Jones (“Angie Tribeca”)
Nicole Kidman (“Big Little Lies”)
Debra Messing (“Will & Grace”)
Lea Michele (“The Mayor”)
Shemar Moore (“S.W.A.T.”)
Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”)
Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory”)
Tracee Ellis Ross (“black-ish”)
Adam Scott (“Ghosted,” “Big Little Lies”)
Oprah Winfrey (“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”)
Reese Witherspoon (“Big Little Lies”)
All eyes will be on Westworld and Saturday Night Live, the shows with the most nominations, with 22 categories each. This Is Us, The Handmaid’s Tale, Veep and Netflix’s Stranger Things and The Crown are also in the running to win a winged golden statue.
The 2017 Emmy Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, on CBS on Sunday, September 17, at 8 p.m. ET.