Hamilton’s Christopher Jackson Will Perform on Emmy Awards Telecast

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Tony winners Anika Noni Rose, Viola Davis, James Corden, Lily Tomlin, and more will be presenters for the evening.
Christopher Jackson
Christopher Jackson

A host of presenters, including several Tony winners, have been announced for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, which will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles September 17, beginning at 8 PM ET on CBS. Additionally, Hamilton's Christopher Jackson will perform an In Memoriam tribute during the show.

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Anika Noni Rose

Newly announced presenters include child theatre critic and star of CBS' Young Sheldon Iain Armitage, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star-creator and musical theatre enthusiast Rachel Bloom, Tony Award recipient Carol Burnett, and Tony winners James Corden, Viola Davis, Anika Noni Rose, Lily Tomlin, Cicely Tyson, and BD Wong.

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Rounding out the lineup are Alexis Bledel, Matt Bomer, Dave Chappelle, Priyanka Chopra, Laura Dern, Mark Feuerstein, Jane Fonda, Jermaine Fowler, Chris Hardwick, Zoë Kravitz, Norman Lear, LL COOL J, Sonequa Martin-Green, Tatiana Maslany, Melissa McCarthy, Seth MacFarlane, Gerald McRaney, Seth Meyers, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kaitlin Olson, Dolly Parton, Sarah Paulson, Jeremy Piven, Issa Rae, Craig Robinson, Gina Rodriguez, Emmy Rossum, Adam Scott, Gabrielle Union, and Shailene Woodley.

These artists join previously announced presenters Riz Ahmed, Anthony Anderson, Alec Baldwin, Jason Bateman, Jessica Biel, Edie Falco, Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Rashida Jones, Nicole Kidman, Debra Messing, Lea Michele, Shemar Moore, Kumail Nanjiani, Jim Parsons, Tracee Ellis Ross, Adam Scott, Oprah Winfrey, and Reese Witherspoon.

Emmy Award winner Stephen Colbert will host, marking his first time as master of ceremonies for the event.

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards is produced by White Cherry Entertainment. Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner are executive producers; Weiss is director, and Chris Licht is a producer.

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