The Television Academy announced today the hosts for your Emmy morning announcements. Gilmore Girls‘s Lauren Graham and black-ish‘s Anthony Anderson will announce the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy nominations on July 14, 2016. The Emmy morning nominations will be revealed later in the morning similar to last year’s Los Angeles-friendly timing. The major Emmy nomination announcements will be telecast live on most networks and Emmys.com starting at 11:30am ET / 8:30am PT.
“Television is enjoying the most spectacular run in its history with breakthrough creativity, emerging platforms and dynamic new opportunities for our industry’s storytellers,” said Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum. “We are thrilled to have Anthony and Lauren on board to help kick-off what promises to be an extraordinary Emmy season.”
Graham achieved prominence as an actress on Gilmore Girls. She received both Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe nominations for her work on the series. She has yet to receive an Emmy nomination. Anderson received an Emmy nomination last year for his lead work on black-ish.
The 68th Emmy Awards will broadcast live from The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, September 18 (7:00-11:00 p.m. ET/4:00-8:00 p.m. PT) on ABC. Emmy Award-winning live television and event producer Don Mischer will executive produce the broadcast hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.