(HOLLYWOOD) — The 65th Annual Emmy Awards will feature a special “In Memoriam” tribute to honor five industry professionals who have passed away this year.
The special tributes include James Gandolfini, Cory Monteith, Jonathan Winters, Jean Stapleton and Gary David Goldberg.
In addition to the In Memoriam segment, five friends and co-workers of those who passed were invited to provide personal tributes to be presented during the ceremony, including Edie Falco, Jane Lynch and Robin Williams.
“These five individuals brought us such great entertainment and joy,” said Emmy Awards Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich. “So having their close friends share personal remembrances is something that will be very meaningful for television audiences across the country and across generations.
The 65th Annual Emmy Awards will air Sunday, September 22 on CBS.
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