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Melissa McCarthy, Joshua Jackson to Announce Emmy Nominations

Melissa McCarthy and Joshua Jackson
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Melissa McCarthy, left, and Joshua Jackson

They will join Academy chairman and CEO John Shaffner on Thursday, July 14.

Melissa McCarthy, from CBS' Mike & Molly, and Joshua Jackson, from Fox's Fringe, will present this year's Emmy nominations.

They will join Academy of Television Arts & Sciences chairman and CEO John Shaffner on Thursday, July 14 at 5:40 a.m. to announce the nominees.

McCarthy, who also starred in Bridesmaids, previously appeared in The Back-Up Plan and Life as We Know It. She is best known as Sookie St. James in the WB/CW drama Gilmore Girls.

Jackson, who appeared in One Week and is starring alongside Bruce Willis and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Lay the Favorite, had roles in Bobby and the long-running WB series Dawson's Creek.

The 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air live coast-to-coast on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Fox from L.A. Live's Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Glee star Jane Lynch will host with Mark Burnett producing.

Nominating ballots were posted on the Academy's website June 6 and ballots are to be turned in by June 24 to Ernst & Young.

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