Jimmy Fallon might read your Tweets to introduce Emmy presenters; watch his Mad Men promo, too

Jimmy Fallon and several members of his Late Night crew are in Los Angeles, preparing for next Sunday's telecast of the Emmys, which Fallon is hosting on NBC.

They've done a lot of interactive work with the audience in late night, notably using Fallon's early and massive following on Twitter (more than 2.74 million people have subscribed to @jimmyfallon), and the host told the AP late Friday that Twitter users would be able to suggest their own introductions for as many as 15 of the Emmy presenters on the live Aug. 29 broadcast. Fallon and company will pick their favorite Tweets and have Fallon read them aloud. As an example, he told the AP: "(At)blahblahblah says Jon Hamm is the hottest guy of all time. Here he is, Jon Hamm." Obviously, the actual winning Tweets will be much better than that, because you'll be contributing them!

Last year, as you'll recall if you watched the Emmys, 2009 host Neil Patrick Harris asked John Hodgman to offer witty introductions for Emmy winners.

You should be able to find a link to the Twitter suggestion pages and applicable presenters on NBC's Emmy site on Wednesday, Aug. 25.

In the meantime, please enjoy this promo spoof of Mad Men that Jimmy Fallon did with Christina Hendricks. They filmed three separate endings, and the spoofs got pulled briefly earlier this week because Fallon didn't upload spoofs for the other Outstanding Drama Series nominees, and NBC didn't want to unduly tamper with the actual Emmy voting. Fun fact? It's not a conspiracy to benefit NBC, since the Peacock Network doesn't have a nominee for Outstanding Drama Series. Anyhow. Roll the clip! I picked the one that managed to cover more of the bases.

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