Anthony Anderson, Kristen Bell, Aziz Ansari tapped as Emmy presenters

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences marked September's arrival by serving up the first batch of presenters for the Emmys.

Black-ish star and two-time nominee Anthony Anderson, who injected some much-needed energy into July's nomination announcement with his boisterous reactions, is on the list, along with a diverse list of stars from across the broadcast and cable networks as well as the streaming platforms.

Representing the networks' newest fare will be Kristen Bell, the star of NBC'supcoming The Good Place (Sept. 19, 10 ET/PT), and former NCIS star Michael Weatherly, whose new CBS series Bull kicks off Sept. 20 (9 ET/PT). They'll be joined by Julie Bowen, a two-time Emmy winner for Modern Family and Taraji P. Henson, who's nominated in the lead dramatic actress category for the second time for her work on Fox's Empire. They'll be joined by Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Andy Samberg, Quantico's Priyanka Chopra, Fresh Off the Boat's Randall Park and James Corden, who's celebrating The Late Late Show's first nominations.

Cable stars handing out statuettes include Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm) andLiev Schreiber, who's up for best dramatic actor for Showtime's Ray Donovan.

Aziz Ansari, who earned three nominations for Netflix's Master of None, including lead actor in a comedy, will represent for the streaming services.

The 68th annual Primetime Emmys air Sept. 18 (ABC, 8 ET/5 PT) with Jimmy Kimmelas host. The telecast will be preceded by a red-carpet special (7 ET/4 PT).


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