Angela Bassett

The red carpet is on stand-by and Hollywood’s best are gearing up for the most prestigious television awards ceremony set to take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

This year, the 70th Emmy® Awards will air live on M-Net on Tuesday, 18 September at 02:00 streaming on DStv Now, with a delayed broadcast on the same day at 21:00.  The M-Net primetime line-up on the day will change: The Blacklist, Animal Kingdom and Strike Back will be off air to accommodate the awards show.

READ MORE: Emmy Awards nominees

Saturday Night Live’s Colin Jost and Michael Che will serve as co-hosts. Television Academy and Executive Producer Lorne Michaels announced the talent set to present the iconic Emmy statuette at the 70th Emmy® Awards yesterday, Tuesday 12 September.

The presenters include:

  • Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora)
  • Angela Bassett (9-1-1)
  • Eric Bana (Dirty John)
  • Samantha Bee (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) – Outstanding Variety Talk Series; Outstanding Writing for A Variety Special
  • Connie Britton (Dirty John)
  • RuPaul Charles (RuPaul’s Drag Race) – 70th Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Host for A Reality or Reality-Competition Program
  • Benicio Del Toro (Escape at Dannemora)
  • Claire Foy (The Crown) – Outstanding Lead Actress in A Drama Series
  • Hannah Gadsby (Hannah Gadsby: Nanette)
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City)
  • Abbi Jacobson (Broad City)
  • Jimmy Kimmel (Jimmy Kimmel Live!) – Outstanding Variety Talk Series
  • Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) – Outstanding Lead Actress in A Drama Series; Outstanding Drama Series
  • Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Cult) – Outstanding Lead Actress in A Limited Series or Movie
  • The Cast of Queer Eye – 70th Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Structured Reality Program
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) – Outstanding Lead Actress in A Comedy Series
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine; Saturday Night Live)
  • Matt Smith (The Crown) – Outstanding Supporting Actor in A Drama Series
  • Ben Stiller (Escape at Dannemora)
  • Alec Baldwin (Saturday Night Live; Match Game) – Outstanding Supporting Actor in A Comedy Series
  • Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) – Outstanding Lead Actress in A Comedy Series
  • Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) – Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series
  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)
  • Tina Fey (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
  • Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) –  season eight coming to M-Net in 2019
  • Taraji P. Henson (Proud Mary (Sunday, 7 October at 20:05 on M-Net), Empire)
  • Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live) – Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series
  • Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G.)
  • Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)
  • Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) – Outstanding Lead Actress in A Drama Series
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat)