ZACH BRAFF, GEENA DAVIS, ADRIAN GRENIER, ALYSON HANNIGAN, HUGH LAURIE AND CHRIS O'DONNELL HAVE BEEN SET AS PRESENTERS ON "THE 57TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS," HOSTED BY ELLEN DeGENERES, SEPT. 18 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Zach Braff, Geena Davis, Adrian Grenier, Alyson Hannigan, Hugh Laurie and Chris O'Donnell have been set as presenters on THE 57TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 18 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. They join previously announced presenters Mischa Barton, Rachel Bilson, Halle Berry, Jon Cryer, Patrick Dempsey, Charles S. Dutton, Craig Ferguson, Matthew Fox, Mariska Hargitay, Jason Lee, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Debra Messing, William Petersen, Ellen Pompeo, Kyra Sedgwick, Charlie Sheen, Jimmy Smits, James Spader, Jon Stewart, Kiefer Sutherland, Quentin Tarantino and Sela Ward.
Braff stars as Dr. John "J.D." Dorian on the series "Scrubs" and is currently nominated for his first Emmy Award. He also received a 2005 Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Television Series. He recently wrote, directed, and starred in the feature film "Garden State," for which he earned a WGA nomination for Best Original Screenplay, an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature as well as a nomination for Best First Screenplay. Braff also won a Grammy Award for the film's handpicked soundtrack. His other feature film credits include "The Broken Hearts Club," "Getting to Know You," "Manhattan Murder Mystery" and the upcoming "Fast Track" and "The Last Kiss." He will be heard as the voice of the title character in "Chicken Little."
Davis currently stars in the new series "Commander-In-Chief." She won an Academy Award in 1989 for her role in the feature film "The Accidental Tourist," and she received an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe nomination for her role as Thelma in "Thelma and Louise." Davis also received Golden Globe nominations for her performances in "Speechless" and "A League of Their Own." Her additional feature film credits include "Stuart Little," "Stuart Little 2," "The Long Kiss Goodnight," "Angie," "Hero," "Quick Change," "Earth Girls are Easy," "Beetlejuice," "The Fly" and "Tootsie."
Grenier currently stars in the comedy series "Entourage." His most recent film credits include "Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding," "Anything Else" and "Love in the Time of Money." His other feature film credits include "The Adventures of Sebastian Cole," "Hart's War," "Cecil B. Demented," "Celebrity," "Drive Me Crazy," "Harvard Man" and the upcoming "A Perfect Fit."
Hannigan currently stars in the new comedy "How I Met Your Mother," on the Network. She previously starred in the drama "Buffy: The Vampire Slayer." Her feature film credits include "American Pie," "American Pie 2," "American Wedding" and the upcoming "Date Movie."
Laurie is nominated for his first Emmy Award for his role as title character Dr. Gregory House on the series "House." Laurie previously starred in a number of British television comedy series including "A Bit of Fry and Laurie," which he also co-wrote, "Blackadder," "Saturday Live" and "Jeeves and Wooster." On American television, his credits include the movie "Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows," and the series "Tracy Takes On" and "Friends." His feature film credits include "Flight of the Phoenix," "Peter's Friends," "Sense and Sensibility," "Cousin Bette," "The Man in the Iron Mask," "101 Dalmations," "Stuart Little" and "Stuart Little 2."
O'Donnell stars in the new comedy series "Head Cases." His feature film credits include "The Sisters," "Kinsey," "Cookies Fortune," "Batman and Robin," "In Love and War," "The Chamber," "Batman Forever," "Circle of Friends," "The Bachelor," "Vertical Limit," "Three Musketeers" and the Academy Award-winning "Scent of a Woman," for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
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.