Award Shows

TV's A-Listers to Present at 2010 Emmys

The Television Academy of Arts & Sciences announced on Monday its presenters for the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards -- and this year they're pairing showrunners with talent from nominated programs.

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Some of the presenters announced today include Jane Lynch and Ryan Murphy ("Glee"), John Lithgow and Clyde Phillips ("Dexter"), Christina Hendricks and Matthew Weiner ("Mad Men"), Elizabeth Mitchell and Damon Lindelof ("Lost), Rico Rodriguez and Steve Levitan ("Modern Family"), Seth Meyers and Andy Samberg ("Saturday Night Live") and more.

Also making appearances are: Will Arnett ("30 Rock"), Edie Falco ("Nurse Jackie"), Tina Fey ("30 Rock"), Laurence Fishburne ("CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"), LL Cool J ("NCIS: Los Angeles"), Joel McHale ("Community"), Matthew Perry (upcoming "Mr. Sunshine"), Ricky Gervais ("The Ricky Gervais Show"), Jon Hamm ("Mad Men"), Eva Longoria Parker ("Desperate Housewives"), Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory") and Blair Underwood (upcoming "The Event), Claire Danes ("Temple Grandin"), Ted Danson ("Damages"), Emily Deschanel ("Bones"), Nathan Fillion ("Castle"), Lauren Graham ("Parenthood"), Mariska Hargitay ("Law & Order: SVU"), Boris Kodjoe ("Undercovers"), Tom Selleck ("Blue Bloods") and Maura Tierney ("The Whole Truth").

Spike Jones Jr. is returning for his 16th year as producer of the award show. Jones, Jr. holds a long list of credits with the major networks and has also produced and directed projects for HBO, Oxygen, Showtime, A&E Networks, MTV, VH1, The History Channel, Spike TV, Nickelodeon and Nick at Nite.

Catch the Primetime Emmy Awards on NBC Sunday, August 29.


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