Velvet to air live telecast of Emmy Awards


Posted at Sep 23 2012 05:06 PM | Updated as of Sep 24 2012 03:35 AM

Newest presenters announced

Jimmy Kimmel has been tapped as the host of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards

MANILA, Philippines -- Fresh from their acting wins for "Justified" and "The Good Wife" at Emmy’s Creative Arts Awards, Jeremy Davies and Martha Plimpton are the newest additions to the list of presenters at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Some of the stars announced by the TV Academy to hand out this year’s primetime Emmys also include the outstanding comedy lead actress nominees Zooey Deschanel ("New Girl"), Tina Fey ("30 Rock") and Melissa McCarthy ("Mike and Molly").

"Homeland" star Claire Danes, who's a nominee this year for outstanding drama lead actress, and "Two and a Half Men" star Jon Cryer, who's up for outstanding comedy lead actor, will also present.

Previously announced presenters include seven-time nominees Louis C.K., creator, writer, producer and star of the comedy "Louie," and Ricky Gervais, creator of "The Office."

Others will include Mindy Kaling, star and creator of the upcoming comedy "The Mindy Project," Jim Parsons, who’s nominated for "The Big Bang Theory," and Amy Poehler, nominated for "Parks and Recreation."

Jimmy Kimmel has been tapped as the host of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards which will air live with complete coverage on Velvet from the Nokia Theatre L.A. on Monday, September 24 at 7 a.m. with primetime telecast on the same day at 7 p.m.

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