Oscar champs Halle Berry, Matthew McConaughey, Julia Roberts to present on Emmys

Oscar winners Halle Berry, Matthew McConaughey, and Julia Roberts are among the first 13 presenters announced for the upcoming Emmy Awards. The Aug. 25 ceremony, hosted by comedian and talk show host Seth Meyers, airs live on NBC.

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McConaughey is nominated for HBO’s “True Detective” as both Best Drama Actor and Best Drama Series. He won a Best Actor Oscar earlier this year as for “Dallas Buyers Club.”

Roberts is nominated as Best TV Movie/Miniseries Supporting Actress for HBO’s “The Normal Heart.” She won an Academy Award as Best Actress for “Erin Brockovich” (2000).

Berry, a past Emmy champ for “Introducing Dorothy Dandridge” (2000), won her Oscar as Best Actress for “Monster’s Ball” (2001). She currently stars on the CBS summer series “Extant.”

Don Mischer, executive producer of this year’s Emmy Awards, also announced 10 other presenters on Monday. Others will be unveiled over the next two weeks leading up to the ceremony.

Past Emmy winners and current nominees Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad“), Woody Harrelson (“True Detective”), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep“), Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife“), and Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory“) will be part of the show.

Triple nominee Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation,” “Golden Globe Awards”) and Best Drama Actress contender Kerry Washington (“Scandal“) are slated to present.

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In addition, “New Girl” star Zooey Deschanel and “The Voice” coaches Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani will hand out trophies on the live event.

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