Comic Cedric the Entertainer will host this 12 months’s reside telecast of the Emmy Awards, the very best U.S. honors for tv, in entrance of a restricted in-person viewers, broadcaster CBS introduced on Monday. The Emmys are scheduled to happen on Sept. 19 on the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles at a ceremony attended by nominees and their company, the community stated.
“I am unable to wait to take the stage to have a good time all the nice reveals and performances that made us chuckle, cry, dance and sing over the previous 12 months,” stated Cedric the Entertainer, who stars in CBS comedy “The Neighborhood.” Final 12 months, the Emmys had been a largely digital affair with no purple carpet and no viewers on the ceremony. Many of the nominees appeared through video as a safeguard in opposition to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CBS didn’t say how many individuals would comprise this 12 months’s restricted in-person viewers. Pre-pandemic, 1000’s of stars and different leisure figures would usually attend the annual occasion. Nominations for the Emmy Awards shall be introduced early on Tuesday. The September ceremony will air on the CBS broadcast community and on streaming service Paramount+.
TV scores for awards reveals have been on the decline for years and dropped additional in the course of the pandemic. The 2020 Emmys attracted file low viewership of round 6.1 million folks in america.
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