January Jones and Ricky Gervais to Present at Emmy Awards

August 16, 2010 By:
January Jones and Ricky Gervais to Present at Emmy Awards

The Emmy Awards are right around the corner and Emmy nominees January Jones, Julianna Margulies, Matthew Morrison and Sofia Vergara along with Ricky Gervais and John Krasinski are the first group of presenters announced for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards.

Ricky Gervais is the creator/executive producer of “The Office” and HBO/BBC’s “EXTRAS". He is the winner of two Primetime Emmys, three Golden Globes and seven BAFTAS.

January Jones stars as Betty Draper on the Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award- winning AMC series “Mad Men.” She recently earned her first Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series” and her work on “Mad Men” also garnered her a 2009 and 2010 Golden Globe nomination for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama.”

John Krasinski is perhaps best known for his portrayal of 'Jim Halpert' on NBC's hit comedy "The Office," which returns for its seventh season on September 23rd. He recently completed production on "Something Borrowed," in which he stars opposite Ginnifer Goodwin and Kate Hudson and is set to begin production on "Everybody Loves Whales" opposite Drew Barrymore.

Julianna Margulies is an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild award winner, who has achieved success in television, theatre, and film. Margulies can currently be seen in the CBS hit "The Good Wife," in a role which has recently garnered her a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Matthew Morrison is a triple-threat who recently garnered Emmy and Golden Globe award nominations for his role as Will Schuester, an optimistic high school teacher who tries to refuel his own passion while reinventing the high school’s glee club on the breakout series “Glee.”

Sofia Vergara is the only Hispanic actress who started her career in a U.S. Hispanic Network and successfully crossed over to the general market. She has conquered the world of television with an Emmy nomination for her work on ABC’s “Modern Family” as well as made a mark in the world of film in the upcoming movies “The Smurfs” and “Happy Feet 2.”

The Emmy Awards will air live coast-to-coast from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on SUNDAY, AUGUST 29 (5:00pm PT / 8pm ET) on NBC.