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Jimmy Kimmel is all set to host the 2016 Emmys. This would be the second time Jimmy will be hosting the Emmys ceremony after hosting for ABC in 2012.
The Annual Prime time Emmy Awards revolves around 4 categories of award networks including ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC. Andy Samberg hosted for FOX last year, whereas Seth Meyers hosted for NBC in 2014.
Kimmy while speaking in a press release said that he is pretty excited to host the Emmy Award this year.
"I have a feeling I'm going to be great,"
he said On the other hand, Channing Dungey, president of ABC Entertainment also shared his views regarding the opportunity Kimmel has grabbed this year. He called Kimmel ‘the consummate showman’ adding that with him the Emmy Awards can be expected grand and far better than any other event.
"With Kimmel at the helm, expect to be at the edge of your seat for a bigger, bolder and better-than-ever Emmy event,"
he said Well ! This may not be the first entertainment show Jimmy has been offered. Kimmel has previously endorsed and hosted numerous award shows including the ESPY Awards, the American Music Awards and the White House Correspondents Dinner.
The renowned star has also bagged a place in the Emmy Awards nominations including Outstanding Variety Series Talk category, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Variety Music or Comedy Series.
The news of Jimmy Kimmel hosting the 2016 Emmy broke out when Good Morning America posted a tweet on the social media network.
Following this, the star also wrote on his Twitter account that he will be hosting the Emmys this year on Sept 18.
The tweet quotes, "I am hosting the #Emmys on Sunday, Sept 18. Until then, have a great summer."
It is pertinent to know that Emmy Award 2016 will take place on Sept 18 at the Microdot Theatre in L.A. The show will be aired on ABC. The nominations for this award night is slated to be announced live on July 14.
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