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Jimmy Kimmel Confirmed as Host of the 2016 Emmys

Jimmy Kimmel Confirmed as Host of the 2016 Emmys

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Jimmy Kimmel has been confirmed as the host of the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Kimmel will be hosting the Emmy ceremony for the second time, after first emceeing for ABC in 2012. The awards show rotates through the Big Four networks—ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC—every year.

Kimmel follows Andy Samberg, who hosted for Fox in 2015, Seth Meyers, who hosted for NBC in 2014, and Neil Patrick Harris, who hosted for CBS in 2013.

“I am excited to be hosting the Emmys again,” Kimmel said Monday in a press release. “I have a feeling I’m going to be great.”

Channing Dungey, president of ABC Entertainment, called Kimmel “the consummate showman, adding, “With Kimmel at the helm, expect to be at the edge of your seat for a bigger, bolder and better-than-ever Emmy event.”

Source: E! Online

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