LOS ANGELES (Aug. 4, 2006) ? Eva Longoria, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Tina Fey, Wentworth Miller, Stephen Colbert, Helen Mirren, and Bradley Whitford have joined the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards as presenters.
The show, hosted by Conan O’Brien, will broadcast live from Los Angeles’ historic Shrine Auditorium, Sunday, August 27 on NBC.
Eva and friends join Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Edie Falco, James Gandolfini, Dennis Haysbert, Felicity Huffman, Heidi Klum, Hugh Laurie, Evangeline Lilly, Matthew Perry, Jon Stewart, and Keifer Sutherland as Emmy presenters.
Eva, who stars as Latin sexpot “Gabrielle Solis” on ABC’s “Desperate Housewives,” was voted one of People magazine?s “50 Most Beautiful,? in 2005 and one of the “100 Most Beautiful People,” in 2006, as well as “#1 Hottest Woman in the World” on Maxim’s annual “Hot 100” 2 years in a row.
But Eva isn?t resting on her beautiful laurels. The petite actress can be seen in the indie film “Harsh Times, “ this fall. She also will voice “Lady X” in the upcoming Lions Gate animated film “Food Fight.”
And currently, Eva is shooting “How I Met My Boyfriend’s Dead Fiance” with Paul Rudd and Lake Bell.
Jennifer Love Hewitt, aka the “Ghost Whisperer,” most recently appeared in “Garfield,” and “Garfield 2: A Tale of Two Kitties;” as well as the independent features, “The Truth About Love,” and “If Only,” both of which she produced with her production company, LoveSpell Entertainment.
Emmy Award winner and ?Saturday Night Live? alum, Tina Fey, writes, executive-produces, and stars as Liz Lemon in “30 Rock,” set to premiere on NBC this fall.
Wentworth Miller plays the brilliant and ruthless Michael Scofield, a structural engineer who gets himself thrown into the same prison where his brother is on death row in order to break his brother out, on FOX’s ?Prison Break.? In December 2006, Miller was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor for his role as Michael. Stephen Colbert is the star and executive producer of Comedy Central’s hit late night series “The Colbert Report” which received four Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety of Music Program, and Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series in its first season.
Dame Helen Mirren has won numerous awards and has received numerous nominations throughout her career including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for “The Passion of Ayn Rand;” Best Actress Golden Globe for “Losing Chase;” and three consecutive Best Actress BAFTAs for her portrayal of Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison in the series “Prime Suspect.” Mirren has most recently been nominated for an Emmy for her role opposite Jeremy Irons in HBO’s “Elizabeth I.”
Bradley Whitford is best known for his role as the sarcastic yet vulnerable, Josh Lyman, on the celebrated NBC’s Emmy nominated “The West Wing.” Whitford’s performance earned him an Emmy Award in 2001 and two Emmy nominations (2002, 2003) for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and three Golden Globe Award nominations.
Whitford will pair up with Sorkin again in NBC?s highly anticipated “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.”