2011 EMMY AWARDS
airing Sunday, September 18, on Fox
William H. Macy
Jersey Shore cast
The Tenors (Memoriam segment)
Lonely Island medley (Andy Samberg, Ed Helms, Maya Rudolph and others)
Emmingtons (LL Cool J, Kate Flannery, Taraji P. Henson, Zachary Levi, Joel McHale, Cobie Smulders, Wilmer Valderrama)
ORDER OF CATEGORIES:
1. Best Comedy Supporting Actress
2. Best Comedy Supporting Actor
3. Best Comedy Directing
4. Best Comedy Writing
5. Best Comedy Actor
6. Best Comedy Actress
7. Best Reality-Competition Series
8. Best Variety Series Writing
9. Best Variety Series Directing
10. Best Variety Series
11. Best Drama Writing
12. Best Drama Supporting Actress
13. Best Drama Directing
14. Best Drama Supporting Actor
15. Best Drama Actress
16. Best Drama Actor
17. Best TV Movie/Miniseries Writing
18. Best TV Movie/Miniseries Supporting Actress
19. Best TV Movie/Miniseries Actor
20. Best TV Movie/Miniseries Directing
21. Best TV Movie/Miniseries Supporting Actor
22. Best TV Movie/Miniseries Actress
23. Best TV Movie/Miniseries
24. Best Drama Series
25. Best Comedy Series
Jimmy Fallon & Jimmy Kimmel are presenting together.
Will Arnett & Zooey Deschanel are presenting comedy writing.
Charlie Sheen is making an appearance (not sure on whether he is a presenter).
There will be a Lonely Island medley with Andy Samberg, Ed Helms, Maya Rudolph and others.
The Memoriam segment will have The Tenors performing.
There is a filmed piece with Jane Lynch (opening the show?) which has her visiting different shows.
A musical group dubbed the Emmingtons will introduce the four major awards categories (Zachary Levi, Joel McHale, LL Cool J, Taraji P. Henson, Wilmer Valderrama, Cobie Smulders, Kate Flannery).
Also, based on seat cards and a few contacts, here is who can be confirmed to attend among the performers.
DRAMA NOMINEES —
All confirmed except for Mireille Enos (who has been in England filming lately so she may not be back)
COMEDY NOMINEES —
All confirmed except for Tina Fey. We know Alec Baldwin isn’t attending for the second straight year.
VARIETY SERIES NOMINEES —
All confirmed to attend (even Jon Stewart who skipped last time).
MOVIE/MINISERIES NOMINEES —
All confirmed except for Tom Wilkinson, Eileen Atkins & Maggie Smith (none were there when they won so not expected to attend this time)