Dolly Parton, Awkwafina set as Emmys presenters
Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Dolly Parton, Annaleigh Ashford, Awkwafina, Misty Copeland and Michael Douglas are set to serve as presenters at Sunday's Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Also confirmed to hand out awards are Ava DuVernay, Taraji P. Henson, Gayle King, LL COOL J, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Ellen Pompeo, Yara Shahidi, Rita Wilson and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
The Emmys recognize excellence in prime-time television. Cedric the Entertainer is hosting this year's event, which is to air on CBS and stream on Paramount+.
R&B star Leon Bridges and Oscar-winning recording artist Jon Batiste are scheduled to perform a special "in memoriam" song by Bridges, and The Late Late Show band leader Reggie Watts will serve as disc jockey for the evening.
Previously announced presenters include Paulina Alexis, Anthony Anderson, Angela Bassett, Adrien Brody, Stephen Colbert, Jennifer Coolidge, Kaley Cuoco, Lane Factor, Beanie Feldstein, Allyson Felix, America Ferrera, Sterlin Harjo, Devery Jacobs, Ken Jeong, Mindy Kaling, Vanessa Lachey, Dan Levy, Eugene Levy, Jessica Long, Annie Murphy, Catherine O'Hara, Sarah Paulson, Amy Poehler, Billy Porter, Michaela Jaé (Mj) Rodriguez, Seth Rogen, Tracee Ellis Ross, Hailee Steinfeld, Patrick Stewart, Wilmer Valderrama, Kerry Washington, D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai and Bowen Yang.