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Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham to reveal names of Emmy nominees

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Karen Butler
Actor Anthony Anderson attends Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California on March 12, 2016. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Actor Anthony Anderson attends Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California on March 12, 2016. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, June 21 (UPI) -- Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham are to announce the nominees for the 68th Emmy Awards on July 14, The Television Academy said Tuesday.

The pair will read the names from the Wolf Theatre at the academy's newly-opened Saban Media Center in Los Angeles.

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"Television is enjoying the most spectacular run in its history with breakthrough creativity, emerging platforms and dynamic new opportunities for our industry's storytellers," Academy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruce Rosenblum said in a statement. "We are thrilled to have Anthony and Lauren on board to help kick off what promises to be an extraordinary Emmy season."

Anderson currently stars in ABC's hit series black-ish.

Graham will soon be seen in Netflix's continuation of her Gilmore Girls saga, a show that previously aired on The WB.

The 68th Emmy Awards ceremony, honoring excellence on the small screen, will be telecast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sept. 18. Jimmy Kimmel will host the gala.

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