— The Television Academy (www.emmys.com) has announced that Uzo Aduba, the Emmy Award-winning actress from Netflix's
Orange is the New Black
, and Cat Deeley, the Emmy-nominated
host of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance,
will present the nominations for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum will join Aduba and Deeley for the nominations ceremony which will take place on July 16 at 11:30 am (eastern)/8:30 am (pacific) from the SilverScreen Theater at the Pacific Design Center. The nominations will also stream live on Emmys.com.
"Television has never been more robust, available and entertaining," says Rosenblum. "This year we've had a 40 percent increase in drama series submissions and close to a 70 percent increase in limited series submissions, which underscores the wealth of content that's being produced across all platforms by top quality talent in this new golden age of television. We look forward to having Uzo and Cat join us as we kick off what promises to be an incredible Emmy season."
67th Emmy Awards
, hosted by Andy Samberg, will air live on Sunday, September 20 (8:00 pm eastern/5:00 pm pacific) on Fox and will originate from the Microsoft Theater (formerly Nokia Theatre) in Los Angeles. Don Mischer will serve as executive producer for the telecast.