Jimmy Kimmel To Host 64th Primetime Emmy Awards: [ send to a friend ]
Jimmy Kimmel will host the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, set to air on ABC on September 23rd.
The comedian, who hosts his nightly talk show 'Jimmy Kimmel Live', takes over from 'Glee's Jane Lynch, who emceed the show last year on Fox.
"I hope to be able to do for the Emmys this year what Eddie Murphy did for the Oscars," Kimmel jokes in a statement.
Kimmel will also hosts the White House Correspondents Dinner next month.
He has previously hosted the American Music Awards and the ESPY Awards.