Jimmy Kimmel is to host the Emmy Awards for the first time, it was announced today (26.03.12).
Jimmy Kimmel is to host the Emmy Awards for the first time.
The talk show host has been unveiled as presenter of the prestigious ceremony, which honours the best in television and takes place on September 23.
The telecast of the prestigious ceremony will be executive produced by Don Mischer for the 12th time.
The director and producer is ''thrilled'' to be working on the awards show again.
He said in a statement: ''We love television and look forward to working with the television academy and ABC in creating a show that is fast-paced, humorous, unpredictable, and at times irreverent, but clearly celebratory of our incredible industry.''
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards will take place at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre.