Emmys 2012: Claire Danes, Emily Van Camp, Zooey Deschanel Among Latest Presenters

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"David and his guys said the Carrie Matheson on the page, though we like her, isn't interesting enough for pay cable. It's not enough to just make her someone who missed something on 9/11," says Homeland showrunner Alex Gansa of the network's advice to give Claire Danes' character a mental illness.

Fresh off their guest acting wins for Justified and The Good Wife, Jeremy Davies and Martha Plimpton have been added to the list of presenters at Sunday's annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

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They'll be joined by nominees Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men), Claire Danes (Homeland), Zooey Deschanel (New Girl), Tina Fey (30 Rock), Melissa McCarthy (Mike and Molly) as well as Revenge star Emily Van Camp and Scandal's Kerry Washington, fresh off her turn at the Democratic National Convention.

They join previously announced presenters Louis C.K., Ricky Gervais, Ginnifer Goodwin, Mindy Kaling, Jim Parsons and Amy Poehler.

Don Mischer will executive produce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards with Jimmy Kimmel on board to host. ABC will air the Emmys live on Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. live from the Nokia Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

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