|Ed McMahon Hosts
"I'm happy to be here and the remarkable thing
is that the Emmys and me are the exact same age. The
beginning of the Emmys started with this ceremony and
the L.A. Emmys and my t.v. career began 53 years ago
and both she and I are holding up very well."
"This Emmy - she sure gets lots of attention, and I'm
thrilled to be a part of this night."
"I just met Hal and he certainly wears lots of hats.
It's a great thing that he does this event and I get
to present the second most important award of the evening.
an honor for each of the candidates to be nominated
and a special honor for the winners."
"It's very refreshing and nice to see local programming
getting acknowledged and it's great to pay tribute to
these talented people."
"I can't wait to open the envelope…please!" Mark
"Local programming is so valuable and it's great that
we can honor everyone involved. I'm thrilled to be part
of this evening." Rockmond
didn't wear a tux because tuxes are for dinners at the
White House or coffins. But I hope to have a good time!"
Power of Attorney
so privileged to know that Hal Eisner has a poster of
me in his office and I pray it stays there."
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
so excited to be here and I can't wait to present my
category, Informational Public Affair Series."
so excited to be here and I get to present Outstanding
Sports Special - thank you, Hal!"
The 53rd Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards,
Los Angeles' premiere event to honor excellence in locally
produced entertainment, news, public affairs, sports and children's
programming will take place on June 23 at the Pasadena Civic
Heading the event for the fifth consecutive year are KCOP
news reporter Hal Eisner as Executive Producer and Park Hill
Entertainment President Shirley Neal as Producer.
The black-tie gala hosted by Ed McMahon.
An all-star roster of confirmed presenters includes: