The Television Academy announced the first group of artists who will be presenting at the 69th Emmy Awards on September 17.
The list includes big stars and nominees, among them Oprah Winfrey, who’s nominated for her work as executive producer of HBO’s “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” Alec Baldwin (“Saturday Night Live”), “Big Little Lies” stars Nicole Kidman and Reese Whiterspoon and The Night Of’s Rhiz Ahmed.
Other stars that will be presenters are the actors from new fall series, including Shemar Moore, star of CBS’s S.W.A.T, Edie Falco who will be in NBC’s Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders and Debra Messing, who will return to TV with the beloved sitcom Will & Grace.
Black-ish stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, Allison Janney, The Sinner’s Jessica Biel and Ozark’s Jason Bateman will be among the presenters for TV’s biggest night.
The Academy released the complete list of presenters:
Riz Ahmed (The Night Of, Girls)
Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)
Alec Baldwin (Saturday Night Live)
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 (Big Little Lies)
Oprah Winfrey (The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks)
Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies)
All the attention will be on HBO’s Westworld and NBC’s Saturday Night Live, since the two series are tied with the most nominations (22 each). HBO and the rest of the traditional networks will also be facing some tough competition from Netflix’s biggest hits: Stranger Things and The Crown.
The 2017 Emmy Awards will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sept. 17 at 8pm on CBS. “The Late Show’s” Stephen Colbert will be in charge as the host of the ceremony.