Steven Colbert will host the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. The event will be broadcast live event. 17 September P.M. Home of ABCS, “The Light Show with Stephen Colbert”
By tapping Colbert as host, CBS follows the example of ABC and NBC in the contestants, who have become their own late-night star for EMERS jigsaw in recent years. Jimmy Kimmel hosted Emmys last year and 2012 at ABC. In 2010, Jimmy Fallon hosted in 2010 for Seth Meier and NBC.
Following the retirement of David Letterman founder David Letterman, in 2015, AMMs’ first major awards for the colonel-show Giggs. Last year, the network’s other late-night star, James Corden hosted Tony Awards and reported in November that the Carden will host Grammy awards later this year. CBS has exclusive broadcast rights from both shows. AMC revolves around ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC.
Jack Sassman, executive vice president of CBS Entertainment, Music and Live Event, said, “We are excited to stop the new season and celebrate the best of television with Stephen Colbert.” “The Stephen Prize Winner is the ultimate master of creations with creative genius, and we’ve seen the past few months, he has a fearless passion for live television. We are delighted to announce the best of the best time to entertain the audiences with the strength of creative power and the significance of Stephen Colbert.”
Hayma Washington, chairman and chief executive of Television Academy, added, “We are thrilled that Steven Colbert will bring his Emmy-winning comedy talent to host Emmy Awards this year, he is a strong showman and we are delighted to start working with him and the whole CBS team. Is. ”
Colbert’s previous show, “The Colbert Report,” has won 9 Emm for nine years on Comedy Central – for seven consecutive series series and two for extraordinary series.
With Kimmel 2016 Emmys created positive reviews and this year helped kickstart a knot Kimmel hosting the Academy Awards. But in the NBC, there is competition from “Rented Knight Football”, these awards have been rated by 11.3 million visitors and 2.8 out of 18-49 adults, according to Nielsen live-plus-the same day number.
Steven Colbert said, “This will be the biggest audience of an Emmiss interview.” “Both people and all over the world.”