Jimmy Kimmel to host Emmys 2016

2016-03-08 09:35

New York — Jimmy Kimmel will host this year's Emmy Awards broadcast.

ABC announced on Monday that Kimmel, host of that network's late-night Jimmy Kimmel Live, will return for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, which airs on 18 September 

Kimmel's comment on the news: "I have a feeling I'm going to be great."

It's the second time for Kimmel, who first hosted the Emmys in 2012. The show will originate from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

See his opening monologue here:

Nominations for the Emmy Awards will be announced on 14 July.

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