Actors Michael Douglas and Matt Damon will be presenters at the "65th Primetime Emmy Awards" on Sun., Sept. 22, 2013, according to an announcement from CBS Television Network. The awards ceremony, held at Nokia Theater L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, will be televised live on CBS Television Network.
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon are both five-time Primetime Emmy Award nominees. This marks the first time that Douglas and Damon have presented at the Emmy Awards.
Douglas and Damon co-starred in the HBO film, “Behind the Candelabra,” for which both are nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Move for the roles of Liberace and Scott Thorson respectively. "Behind the Candlabra received Emmy 15 nominations. Behind the Candlabra gets 15 Emmy nominations
Michael Douglas is a nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (“Behind the Candelabra”). His previous Emmy nominations include Outstanding Guest Star in a Comedy Series (“Will & Grace”) in 2002, Best Supporting Actor in a Drama (“The Streets of San Francisco”) in 1974, and Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor (“The Streets of San Francisco”) in 1975 and 1976.
Matt Damon is a nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (“Behind the Candelabra”). His previous nominations include: Outstanding Guest Star in a Comedy Series (“30 Rock”) in 2011, one of the nominated producers for Outstanding Non-Fiction Program (“Project Greenlight”) in 2002 and Outstanding Reality Program (“Project Greenlight”) in 2004 and 2005.
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, who also serves as a producer. The telecast is executive produced by Ken Ehrlich.