Emmys presenters announced

2016-09-09 19:00

Los Angeles - Taraji P. Henson, James Corden and Liev Schreiber will present at the upcoming Emmy awards.

The trio, who are all up for prizes at the ceremony, are among the first batch of names to be announced at helping hand out the statuettes, along with fellow nominees Aziz Ansari, Anthony Anderson and Larry David.

And Kristen Bell, Priyanka Chopra, Randall Park, Andy Samberg and Michael Weatherly will also be undertaking presenting duties at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on 18 September.

The 68th annual Emmy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

As was previously announced, Game of Thrones leads this year's nominations with a staggering 23, one more than The People v OJ Simpson, which is the first series since the 1990s to achieve over 20 nominations in its first season. 

Game of Thrones will face off against The Americans, Better Call Saul, Downton Abbey, Homeland', 'House of Cards' and 'Mr. Robot' in the Best Drama category and it also picked up a number of acting nods.

Peter Dinklage and Kit Harington will compete for Best Supporting Actor, while Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey and Maisie Williams have all been nominated for Best Supporting Actress.

See the full list of nominees here

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