MISCHA BARTON, MATTHEW FOX, DEBRA MESSING, WILLIAM PETERSEN AND QUENTIN TARANTINO HAVE BEEN SET AS PRESENTERS ON "THE 57TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS," TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE SHRINE AUDITORIUM IN LOS ANGELES SEPT. 18 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Mischa Barton, Matthew Fox, Debra Messing, William Petersen and Quentin Tarantino have been set as presenters on THE 57TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, to be broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium, Sunday, Sept. 18 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. They join previously announced presenters Halle Berry, Jon Cryer, Mariska Hargitay, Charlie Sheen, Jon Stewart and Kiefer Sutherland.
Mischa Barton currently stars as Marissa Cooper on the series "The OC," which earned a Television Critics Association Award nomination for Outstanding New Program of the Year. Her feature film credits include "Lawn Dogs," "Pups," "The Sixth Sense," "Notting Hill" and the upcoming films "The OH in Ohio" and "Decameron."
Matthew Fox currently starring as Jack Shephard on the Emmy Award-nominated series "Lost." Fox also starred as Charlie Salinger in the Golden Globe Award-winning series "Party of Five." His other television credits include the series "Haunted" and the movie "Behind the Mask."
Debra Messing received an Emmy Award in 2003 for her role as interior designer Grace Adler on the Emmy Award-winning series "Will & Grace." In addition, she earned four Golden Globe nominations, three Emmy Award nominations and two American Comedy Award nominations. Messing's feature film credits include "The Wedding Date," "Along Came Polly," "Hollywood Ending," "The Mothman Prophecies" and "A Walk in the Clouds," as well as the upcoming "Lucky You."
William Petersen currently executive produces and stars as Gil Grissom on the Network series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" for which he received a Golden Globe nomination in 2003. Petersen's other television credits include the movies "Long Gone," "The Rat Pack," "12 Angry Men," "The Kennedys of Massachusetts" and "The Beast." His feature film credits include "To Live and Die in LA," "Manhunter," "Cousins," "Young Guns II," "Fear," "The Contender" and "Hard Promises," which he also produced.
Quentin Tarantino is currently nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series for "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," on the Network. Tarantino's credits as a director also include the feature films "Kill Bill Vol. 1" and "Kill Bill Vol. 2." He also recently collaborated with Robert Rodriguez as a special guest director on the film "Sin City." Tarantino won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay in 1995 for "Pulp Fiction," in which he starred, co-wrote and directed. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director. His other feature film credits include "Reservoir Dogs�" "Jackie Brown�" "True Romance," "Natural Born Killers" and a segment from "Four Rooms." His executive producer credits include "From Dusk Till Dawn," "Killing Zoe" and the upcoming "Daltry Calhoun."
THE 57TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS is being produced by Ken Ehrlich Productions and is presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Ken Ehrlich is the executive producer; Michael B. Seligman and Renato Basile are the producers; Danette Herman is the coordinating producer and executive in charge of talent. Bruce Gowers will direct.