With just 10 days left to the 71st edition of Primetime Emmy Awards, the excitement over the same has touched its peak. The Award ceremony which celebrates the achievements of the brightest from the world of television is scheduled to be held on September 22 at the Microsoft Theater. After the nomination list, organisors have now unveiled the first list of presenters at Emmys 2019 and surprisingly all of the 10 actors nominated from 'Game of Thrones' will be presenting at the Award show.
As per media reports, the list includes the names of Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Alfie Allen, Lena Headey, Gwendoline Christie, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, and Carice van Houten. When the nomination list of the Emmys came out fans were shocked to see 'Game of Thrones' bagged 32 Emmy nominations including 10 acting nods, since the final season of the much-celebrated series, which released earlier this year had got mixed reviews.
Over a million angry and heartbroken "Game of Thrones" fans had signed an online petition demanding the show's finale be reshot and after more than two months since its end. However, HBO responded and said that the team did not take the petition to film the eighth season all over again "seriously". Showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss have been under fire for below-par scriptwriting and poor portrayal of women in the final season of the HBO series, based on author George RR Martin's book series 'A Song of Ice and Fire'.
As per media reports, other presenters include Michael Douglas, Viola Davis, Zendaya, Angela Bassett, Peter Krause, Stephen Colbert, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Billy Porter, and Naomi Watts.
Meanwhile, after Oscars, Emmys to go hostless this year, the organizers have confirmed previously. This will be the first time the Emmys will be going host-less since 2003; the ceremony also aired on Fox. The broadcast rotates each year among ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC.
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