Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has recently been announced to host the 72nd Emmy Awards on ABC. This will be the third time Kimmel will host the Emmys, and he will also serve as an executive producer, according to Disney D23. The awards are set to broadcast September 20 from 8-11 p.m. EST. In regards to the show’s production, additional details will be released at a later date. The show’s nominations are set to be announced on July 28.
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) June 16, 2020
Here is what Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment, had to say about Kimmel:
“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.”’
Make sure to tune in to the Emmy’s on September 20 and catch Jimmy Kimmel on his late night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35 p.m. EST on ABC.