Awards Calendar

  • ASIFA: Deadline to renew or join ASIFA-Hollywood to be able to participate in the Annie Award voting
    November 30, 2015
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    November 30, 2015
  • ASIFA: Annie Award Nominations announced
    December 1, 2015
  • WGA: Preliminary Screenplay online voting begins
    December 1, 2015
  • DGA: Online voting for Feature Film Nominations opens
    December 2, 2015
  • HFPA: Final screening date for Motion Pictures
    December 2, 2015
  • WGA: Television, New Media, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominations Announced
    December 3, 2015
  • HFPA: Final date for Motion Picture press conference
    December 5, 2015
  • AFI: Honorees Announced
    December 7, 2015
  • HFPA: Deadline for receipt of nomination ballots by Ernst & YoungNom
    December 7, 2015

Emmys: Viola Davis, Andy Samberg Added as Presenters

Viola Davis
Viola Davis
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Octavia Spencer, Lucy Liu and Debra Messing will also take the stage Aug. 25

The second wave of presenters has been announced for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Viola Davis, Allison Janney, Keegan-Michael Key, Lucy Liu, Debra Messing, Jordan Peele, Andy Samberg, Octavia Spencer and Sofia Vergara have been added to the presenters list at this year's awards show, taking place Monday, Aug. 25. It will air live on both coasts from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live beginning at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on NBC.

Executive producer Don Mischer announced the news Thursday.

They join previously announced presenters Bryan Cranston, Woody Harrelson, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Julianna Margulies, Matthew McConaughey, Jim Parsons, Amy Poehler, Julia Roberts, Kerry Washington, Halle Berry, Zooey Deschanel, Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani.

The Emmys are produced by Don Mischer Productions and will be hosted by Late Night's Seth Meyers, who promised that the telecast would be "upbeat and fun."

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