2021 Emmys Channel, Time & Schedule

Here is the schedule, time, and channel for the 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards, together with what we all know in regards to the performers and presenters.

2021 Emmys Time and Date: The 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards air reside Sunday, Sept. 19 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. to eight p.m. Pacific on CBS.

2021 Emmys Channel: CBS is internet hosting the Primetime Emmy Awards for the 14th time because the main networks started rotating.

NBC was the house of the Emmys from 1955 to 1965, then starting in 1966, NBC, ABC, and CBS started rotating till 1987 when FOX hosted the Emmys from 1987 to 1992. ABC hosted for 1993 and 1994, then beginning in 1995, the 4 main networks started rotating FOX, ABC, CBS, and NBC (in that order). 2021 is CBS’ flip.

The program may even be accessible to stream reside and on-demand on Paramount Plus.

2021 Emmys Host: After a yr with no reside, in-person ceremony, a reside viewers returns in 2021. There shall be a “restricted viewers of nominees and their friends” within the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. Cedric the Entertainer, who stars on and government producers CBS sitcom “The Neighborhood,” has been tapped because the host.

“Since I used to be somewhat 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 yr’s Emmy Awards,” stated Cedric the Entertainer in an announcement. “Throughout the roller-coaster of a yr that we now have all lived by, 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 led to a greater understanding of who we’re as a folks. I can not wait to take the stage to rejoice all the nice reveals and performances that made us snicker, cry, dance, and sing over the previous yr.”

“Cedric the Entertainer has been a beautiful pal to the Television Academy and our Foundation, and we’re thrilled that he’ll convey his distinctive comedic perspective to the Emmy ceremony and telecast that marks our return to celebrating nominees and presenters reside and in-person,” stated Frank Scherma, Chairman and CEO of the Television Academy.

“Over the previous yr, tv has united us as a group greater than ever, bringing important data and provoking leisure to viewers at a vital time in our lives,” stated Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music, Live Events and Alternative Programming for CBS. “Now, who higher to convey tv audiences collectively to rejoice the business’s prime achievements than our very personal King of Comedy, Cedric the Entertainer.”

2021 Emmys Presenters and Performers: In alphabetical order, the expertise presenting and/or performing in the course of the Emmys contains Paulina Alexis, Anthony Anderson, Annaleigh Ashford, Awkwafina, Angela Bassett, Kate Beckinsale, Adrien Brody, Stephen Colbert, Jennifer Coolidge, Misty Copeland, Kaley Cuoco, Michael Douglas, Ava DuVernay, Lane Factor, Beanie Feldstein, Allyson Felix, America Ferrera, Sterlin Harjo, Taraji P. Henson, Devery Jacobs, Ken Jeong, Mindy Kaling, Gayle King, LL Cool J, Vanessa Lachey, Dan Levy, Eugene Levy, Jessica Long, Annie Murphy, Catherine O’Hara, Dolly Parton, Sarah Paulson, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Amy Poehler, Ellen Pompeo, Billy Porter, Michaela JaĆ© (Mj) Rodriguez, Seth Rogen, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, Hailee Steinfeld, Patrick Stewart, Wilmer Valderrama, Kerry Washington, Rita Wilson, D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Bowen Yang, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Grammy-winning artist Leon Bridges and Oscar-winning artist Jon Batiste will carry out a particular music for the “In Memoriam” phase, whereas “Late Late Show” bandleader Reggie Watts will function DJ for the night.

The 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards air reside Sunday, Sept. 19 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. to eight p.m. Pacific on CBS.


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