Creative Emmys sets presenter pairings

Jane Lynch, Ryan Murphy and John Lithgow on tap

This year's presenters at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards will spotlight showrunners and talent from nominated television programs.

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") are among the pairings.

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