The special is part of the network’s ‘Live in Front of a Studio Audience’ franchise.
The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards take place on Sunday, September 22.
The special from Norman Lear and Jimmy Kimmel airs May 22 on ABC.
Directors called plan to move four awards to commercial breaks “an insult.”
Film follows a group of female accounts who band together against their male co-workers.
Set in 2048, the story centers on a city full of high-tech criminals.