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Stephen Colbert to Host Emmy Awards 2017!

Stephen Colbert to Host Emmy Awards 2017!

Stephen Colbert will have a lot of time to prepare for his gig as host of the 2017 Emmy Awards because his participation has been announced nine months in advance!

The Late Show host will take over the Emmys for the first time for the show airing on Sunday, September 17.

“This will be the largest audience to witness an Emmys, period,” Colbert said in a statement. “Both in person and around the globe.”

“We’re excited to kick off the new season and celebrate the top achievements in television with Stephen Colbert as host of the Primetime Emmys,” said Jack Sussman, executive vice president, specials, music and live events, CBS Entertainment. “Stephen is the ultimate master of ceremonies with award-winning creative talents, and as we’ve seen the past few months, he has a fearless passion for live television. We look forward to honoring television’s best while entertaining audiences with the creative energy and sharp comedy of Stephen Colbert.”

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