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Julia Roberts, Bryan Cranston, Gwen Stefani among first presenters set for Aug. 25 Emmy Awards

by Lynn Elber, The Associated Press

Posted Aug 11, 2014 12:00 pm EDT

FILE - This June 8, 2014 file photo shows Bryan Cranston accepting the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for “All The Way” on stage at the 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Cranston, Julia Roberts, and Gwen Stefani are among a group of presenters announced for the Emmy Awards on Aug. 25. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Film stars Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey and Halle Berry are among the first presenters announced for this month’s Emmy Awards ceremony.

In a statement Monday, executive producer Don Mischer said 13 celebrities have been confirmed so far as trophy presenters for the Aug. 25 awards. They include Bryan Cranston of “Breaking Bad,” Woody Harrelson of “True Detective” and Julia Louis-Dreyfus of “Veep.”

Also handling trophy duties are “New Girl” star Zooey Deschanel and pop stars Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani, both part of “The Voice.”

The 66th Emmy Awards, with host Seth Meyers, will air on NBC and on a Monday instead of the ceremony’s usual Sunday. The switch was made to avoid a conflict with NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” as well as the MTV Video Music Awards.