August 13, 2005 02:32:51 GMT
Ellen DeGeneres is set to host the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, to be held Sept. 18 at the Shrine Auditorium
Doing well as the host of the last Emmy Awards that followed the September 11 terrorist attacks, Ellen DeGeneres has been chosen to host the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, to be held September 18 at the Shrine Auditorium. Speaking about her choosing, Dick Askin, chairman of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences said "Ellen has demonstrated her extraordinary ability to connect with the television viewing audience. ... We are delighted to have her back."
The show that will air on CBS has so far named the like of Halle Berry, Jon Cryer, Mariska Hargitay, Charlie Sheen, Jon Stewart and Kiefer Sutherland, as its presenters.