CBS has just announced that the Las Vegas cast of Disney Theatrical’s The Lion King will perform during the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards airing live from the Las Vegas Hilton on Sunday, June 27 from 9 PM – 11 PM ET/PT. The performance joins a previously announced line-up of Vegas-based acts such as the Blue Man Group, Cirque du Soleil and the showgirls of Jubilee. The awards show will be hosted by Regis Philbin.
Other presenters added to the previously announced line-up include Wayne Brady, Jeff Foxworthy, Vanessa Marcil and Alex Trebek. A tribute to television’s ‘American Bandstand’ and emcee Dick Clark will be hosted by Ryan Seacrest and will feature Donny Osmond, Chubby Checker, Tony Orlando and cast of The Jersey Boys amongst others.