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A breakdown of how to watch, who to watch and the parties following the upcoming awards ceremony.
The biggest stars in television will gather Sunday for the 71st annual Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Here’s what you need to know about TV’s celebratory night.
How to Watch
The ceremony will be broadcast on Fox, airing live on both coasts, starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
Fox will air 90 minutes of preshow coverage starting at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. The Masked Singer panelist Jenny McCarthy, Shannon Sharpe of Fox Sports and Kelly Osbourne will serve as hosts for the red carpet coverage, which will consist of a half-hour preshow and an arrivals special at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. They will conduct celebrity interviews and offer fashion critiques. A preview from season two of The Masked Singer is also slated for the preshow.
The Television Academy will also present Backstage Live during the awards broadcast. The behind-the-scenes look at the winners will stream on Emmys.com, Fox.com and Facebook Live.
Following the lead of last year’s Oscars, this year’s Emmys will carry on without a host.
Who to Watch
Presenters for the ceremony include: nominees Angela Bassett, Stephen Colbert, Viola Davis, Michael Douglas, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers and Billy Porter; the Emmy-nominated actors from HBO’s Game of Thrones, including Alfie Allen, Gwendoline Christie, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner, Carice van Houten, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Maisie Williams; Empire stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard; 911’s Peter Krause, Zendaya and Naomi Watts; the cast of Veep, which will reunite following the HBO show’s final season, including Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Gary Cole, Kevin Dunn, Clea Duvall, Sam Richardson, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Sarah Sutherland and Matt Walsh; nominees Anthony Anderson, Bill Hader, Amy Poehler, RuPaul, Ben Stiller and Phoebe Waller-Bridge; Ike Barinholtz, Cedric the Entertainer, Max Greenfield, Gwyneth Paltrow, Maya Rudolph and Lilly Singh. Additionally, Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner will also present at the awards show.
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