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Jimmy Kimmel to Host the Emmys This Fall Despite Coronavirus

No one appears to have any concept what it’ll appear to be or the way it’ll come collectively — Zoom crimson carpet? Who is aware of? — however the Emmys are formally nonetheless occurring this 12 months regardless of the pandemic, and Jimmy Kimmel is slated to host.

ABC introduced Tuesday that the late-night determine will return to host the Emmys for the third time on Sept. 20 and added that further particulars about the present can be “announced soon.”

“I don’t know where we will do this or how we will do this or even why we are doing this, but we are doing it and I am hosting it,” Kimmel stated in a press release.

“We know Jimmy Kimmel will deliver a uniquely entertaining, funny and moving Primetime Emmys show,” Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment, stated. “He’s a true master of ceremonies who reveres this industry and its people; and just as Jimmy has done with his own show over the past few months, he will tackle this momentous event with heart and humor, and bring some much-needed joy and optimism to our television colleagues and viewers at home.”

Kimmel will reportedly additionally function govt producer of the awards present.

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picture :Jimmy Kimmel at the 2018 Disney, ABC, Freeform Upfront in New York City.Desiree Navarro/WireImage

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