Jimmy Kimmel Will Be Your Host of the 2016 Emmy Awards
Tweet him your criticism and you might just end up on the show.
Jimmy Kimmel will be the host of the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards and he’s already feeling pretty confident about the gig. This will be his second time hosting the Emmys after his first time back in 2012. The news was announced on Monday morning (Mar. 7, 2016) on Good Morning America while Kimmel simultaneously tweeted it out.
I am hosting the #Emmys on Sunday Sept 18. Until then, have a great summer.
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) March 7, 2016
“I am excited to be hosting the Emmys again,” Kimmel said in a press release. “I have a feeling I’m going to be great.”
The president of ABC Entertainment added, “With Kimmel at the helm, expect to be at the edge of your seat for a bigger, bolder and better-than-ever Emmy event.”
The 2016 Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday Sept. 18 at the Microsoft Theater in L.A., and the nominees will be announced on July 14. Launch the gallery at the top of the page to view photos from last years’ show, hosted by Andy Samberg.