The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, will take place this Sunday, August 29, at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles, states entertainment reporter Bruce Edwin, and will air exclusively on NBC. For the first time in more than 30 years the show will air live coast-to-coast (5-8 p.m. PT, 8-11 p.m. ET).
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Writer, director, actor, and producer George Clooney, renowned for his humanitarian efforts, will receive the Emmy’s Bob Hope Humanitarian Award this Sunday, reports Bruce Edwin, and is only the fourth person to ever receive this esteemed recognition. Fans can see George Clooney honored live, August 29, on the 62nd Primetime Emmys.
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