NBC confirms that Saturday Night Live stars Colin Jost and Michael Che will head up the awards show when TV's biggest stars descend on L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 17.
NBC promised "surprise appearances" by other "SNL" talents during the ceremony, airing from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September 17.
It's safe to think the audition process wasn't a tough one for the high-profile gig: the awards show will be executive-produced by SNL creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels.More news: Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG)?
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Jost joined SNL in 2014, anchoring alongside Cecily Strong before Che joined up in 2015.
Actors Colin Jost and Michael Che during a "Weekend Update" sketch on Saturday Night Live. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master's degree from Northwestern University and bachelor's from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. This is their first time hosting the award show.
The pair isn't wrong, since Elfman and Pierce were in fact the most recent duo to host the Emmys (back in 1999).
So far this season, Saturday Night Live is averaging a 2.82 rating in adults 18-49 and 9.405 million viewers in Live+7 figures from Nielsen Media Research. Well, his name is Colin Jost, and he's about the bring a whole lot of amusing to the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.