Organised by CBS and the Tv Academy, the ceremony can be held on September 19, in response to a press launch.
This would be the first stint of Cedric the Entertainer, star of hit CBS comedy sequence ”The Neighborhood”, because the Master of Ceremonies for the occasion.
”Since I used to be slightly boy huddled up subsequent to my grandmother, tv has at all times been my dependable pal, so it is a gigantic honor for me to host this 12 months’s Emmy Awards,” mentioned Cedric the Entertainer in a press release. ”All through the roller-coaster of a 12 months that we now have all lived via, tv has helped us keep linked as a society like by no means earlier than. It not solely entertained us, however because it at all times has, it helped to open our eyes, educate us, and hopefully caused a greater understanding of who we’re as a folks. I am unable to wait to take the stage to rejoice all the nice exhibits and performances that made us snigger, cry, dance and sing over the previous 12 months,” he added.
In its 2020 version, Emmy telecast was the primary of Hollywood’s main awards ceremonies to have a digital format amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Emmy Award-nominated producers Reginald Hudlin and Ian Stewart will govt produce and Hamish Hamilton will direct the telecast for manufacturing firms Finished+Dusted and Hudlin Leisure. Over the previous 12 months, tv has united folks as a group greater than ever, bringing very important data and provoking leisure to viewers at a important time, mentioned Jack Sussman, Government Vice President, Specials, Music, Live Events and Alternative Programming for CBS. ”Now, who higher to carry tv audiences collectively to rejoice the trade’s prime achievements than our very personal King of Comedy, Cedric the Entertainer,” added Sussman.
”… we’re thrilled that he’ll carry his distinctive comedic perspective to the Emmy ceremony and telecast that marks our return to celebrating nominees and presenters reside and in-person,” added Scherma.
”We’re honored that CBS and the Tv Academy have given us the chance to provide our fourth Emmys working and, as soon as once more, rejoice tv’s greatest evening with a reside viewers. We’re equally excited to ‘get the band again collectively,’ for the second time, with the mega-talented Reginald and his crew at Hudlin Leisure,” mentioned Ian Stewart, Government Producer and President, Finished+Dusted.
Hudlin mentioned he’s very excited to be returning to the Emmys. ”Final 12 months, the restrictions of Covid freed me and the superior skills at Finished+ Dusted to do a present that was completely different than another award present. We do not plan on repeating ourselves, however we definitely wish to strive some new concepts that would solely be finished on the Emmys,” he added.
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