Additional Tony Presenters Announced; TV Guide Channel to Present Pre Show Coverage

News   Additional Tony Presenters Announced; TV Guide Channel to Present Pre Show Coverage For the first time in Tony Awards history, the TV Guide Channel will offer pre-show coverage of the annual awards.

From 7-8 PM ET on June 5, the cable channel will offer exclusive coverage of the Tony Awards red-carpet arrivals. The one-hour special is entitled "TV Guide LIVE at the Tony Awards." Additional presenters for the 59th Annual Tony Awards have also been announced. As of press time, those scheduled to present awards in the 25 Tony categories include Alan Alda, Joan Allen, Christina Applegate, Angela Bassett, Matthew Broderick, Mario Cantone, Don Cheadle, Marcia Cross, Jon Cryer, Laurence Fishburne, Jeff Goldblum, Ann Hathaway, Dennis Haysbert, Ethan Hawke, Allison Janney, James Earl Jones, Nathan Lane, Laura Linney, Jesse Martin, Idina Menzel, Esai Morales, Megan Mullally, Bernadette Peters, David Hyde Pierce, Sandra Oh, Doris Roberts, Emmy Rossum, Keri Russell, Liev Schreiber, Tony Shaloub, Julia Stiles, Kathleen Turner and Leslie Uggams.

The 59th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards® will be broadcast on CBS TV Sunday, June 5 from 8-11 PM ET. For the third consecutive year, Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman — on Broadway last season in The Boy From Oz — will host.

Visit www.tonyawards.com for more information.