Cat Deeley Replaces John Stamos as Emmy Noms Co-Host

Cat Deeley John Stamos
Getty Images

John Stamos has pulled out as co-host of the 2015 Emmy Awards nominations, and “Deadbeat’s” Cat Deeley will fill the “Grandfathered” star’s shoes.

Stamos’ departure was blamed on a scheduling conflict and a rep was not immediately available to elaborate. In addition to “Grandfathered,” Stamos’ upcoming Fox sitcom, the actor is a producer on — and will appear in — Netflix’s “Fuller House.” He also appears in the upcoming sequel to “My Big Fat Greek Wedding.”

In June, the Beverly Hills Police Department arrested him for driving under the influence. His court date had been set for Sept. 11.

Deeley is no stranger to Emmy nominations morning, as she has four nominations in the host of a reality competition category for Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance.” “Orange Is the New Black’s” Uzo Aduba, who received last year’s Emmy Award for guest actress in a comedy, is still on board to co-host the announcements. They are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. PT July 16 and will take place at the Pacific Design Center.

Andy Samberg is hosting this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards, which are being held Sept. 20 at the Microsoft Theater (formerly Nokia Theatre) in downtown Los Angeles. Fox is broadcasting the ceremony live starting at 5 p.m. PT that day. Don Mischer will serve as executive producer for the telecast.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 2

Leave a Reply

2 Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  1. Stamos is in rehab, per TMZ and Entertainment Weekly. It’s not a ‘scheduling conflict’.

  2. Angel Torres says:

    If Taraji P Henson AND Terrance Howard aren’t nominated for their work on Empire, I’ll never watch the Emmys again

    P.S. If Jaime Camil isn’t nominated for his hilarious work on Jane the Virgin, not only will I never watch the Emmys again, I’ll set up a blog about my boycott!! LETS START SPREADING SOME OF THESE AWARDS AROUND TO DIFFERENT ACTORS!!!!

More TV News from Variety

Loading