Lin-Manuel Miranda to Present at This Year’s Emmy Awards Show

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22 Sep 2019 | Spotlight

Lin-Manuel Miranda is headed to the Emmys…

The Television Academy has announced the third and final group of presenters for the 71st Emmy Awards on Sunday, with the 39-year-old Puerto Rican actor, composer and Broadway star making the list.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

In addition to Miranda, an Emmy winner, the newly revealed list of
presenters includes Tim Allen, Nick Cannon, James Corden, Jon Hamm, Timothy Hutton, Jharell Jerone, Ken Jeong,
Cherry Jones, Regina King, Luke Kirby,
Hugh Laurie, Jane Lynch, Catherine O’Hara,
Randall Park, Jimmy Smits, Brittany Snow,
Marisa Tomei, Kerry Washington and Bradley
Whitford
.

Additionally, pop star Halsey
will perform a rendition of a classic song for the In Memoriam tribute, Adam
Devine
will present a musical tribute to Variety programming, and Thomas Lennon has been tapped as an
Emmy Awards commentator, according to the Academy.

The 71st Emmyss, produced by Don Mischer Productions and Done+Dusted, will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Los Angeles on Sunday, September 22 from 8-11 PM ET/5-8 PM PT on Fox.

It’ll be presented without a host for the fourth time in its
history. Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier said that it wanted to
save time to salute a number of shows including Game of Thrones, Empire,
Veep
and The Big Bang Theory.

“Our job is to assess as to how to elevate the program in the year that we have it. If you have a host and an opening, that’s 15 or 20 minutes you can’t have to salute the shows,” he said.


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