Pop star Lady Gaga and actress Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones“) are among the latest presenters announced for Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony. Gaga, who was a first-time Emmy nominee at last Saturday’s Creative Arts ceremony for the variety special “Cheek to Cheek,” is currently filming “American Horror Story: Hotel.” And Headey is the frontrunner to win Best Drama Supporting Actress with her second bid.
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At a red carpet media event on Wednesday, Emmycast producer Don Mischer announced those names plus four more: Emmy winners Tina Fey (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt“) and Jane Lynch (“Hollywood Game Night“) plus past nominees Marcia Gay Harden (“Code Black”) and John Stamos (“Grandfathered”).
We can also reveal the following will be presenters based on their photo seat cards spotted in the Microsoft Theater: Ricky Gervais, Mindy Kaling, Emma Roberts, Fred Savage, Amy Schumer, and Kerry Washington. See a photo gallery of photo seat cards below and click here for a full rundown of the categories for Sunday’s ceremony, to be hosted by Andy Samberg and airing on FOX beginning at 4 p.m. PT/ 7 p.m. ET.
Previously announced presenters are: Jaimie Alexander, Anthony Anderson, James Corden, Jamie Lee Curtis, Will Forte, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Jimmy Kimmel, LL Cool J, Rob Lowe, Amy Poehler, Gina Rodriguez, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Liev Schreiber.
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Photos: Lady Gaga in New York; Credit: David Fisher/REX. Lena Headey in Los Angeles; Credit: Matt Baron/BEI/REX