NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA, June 14, 2012 – Kerry Washington (Scandal) and Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) will join Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Chairman-CEO, Bruce Rosenblum at 5:40 AM PST on July 19th to announce the 64th Primetime Emmy® Awards Nominations. Returning as producer of this year’s nomination telecast is Spike Jones Jr., who will also once again be serving as the producer for the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The ceremony will take place at the Television Academy’s Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood.

The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards will air live coast to coast Sunday, September 23, 2012 on ABC and will originate from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. The awards will be produced by Don Mischer and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Nominating ballots were posted on the Television Academy’s website ( on June 11th and ballots are to be returned to Ernst & Young by June 28th.