Emmys to Pay Special Tribute to James Gandolfini, Cory Monteith and More
James Gandolfini, Cory Monteith
The 65th Annual Emmys will pay special tribute to five famous TV talents who died this past year in addition to the traditional "In Memoriam" segment, CBS announced Monday.
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At Sunday's ceremony, which airs live at 8 ET/5 PT on CBS, Edie Falco will pay tribute to her late TV husband, The Sopranos' James Gandolfini, and Jane Lynch will honor her former Glee co-star Cory Monteith. Michael J. Fox will appear to pay homage to Family Ties and Spin City creator Gary David Goldberg, and Rob Reiner will remember his late All in the Family co-star Jean Stapleton. Robin Williams will pay tribute to his mentor and former Mork & Mindy co-star Jonathan Winters.
"The 'In Memoriam' is a very emotional and evocative segment for the Emmys, or any annual awards program," executive producer Ken Ehrlich said in a statement. "These five individuals brought us such great entertainment and joy, so having their close friends share personal remembrances is something that will be very meaningful for television audiences across the country and across the generations. And our traditional 'In Memoriam' segment will be presented in a unique new format that will give added importance to an already much anticipated segment of the Emmy show."
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