EMMYS

Jimmy Kimmel to Host the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards

by Stacy Lambe 6:06 AM PST, March 07, 2016
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Jimmy Kimmel is hosting the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards.

The late-night host announced the news on Twitter, revealing that he would be hosting the awards ceremony live on Sunday, Sept. 18 on ABC. "Until then, have a great summer," he added.

This is the second time hosting for the comedian. The host of Jimmy Kimmel Live first emceed the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012 when Modern Family and Homeland took home the top prizes.

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He follows Andy Samberg, who hosted the ceremony on FOX in 2015, and Seth Meyers, who hosted on NBC the year prior.

While details about the awards show haven't been announced, there's no doubt that Kimmel will incorporate his popular late-night segment, Mean Tweets. Watch the latest with Taraji P. Henson and George Clooney below:

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