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'Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost and Michael Che to host 2018 Emmys

It's going to be a night full of laughs as "Saturday Night Live" stars Colin Jost and Michael Che will be the hosts of the 2018 Emmys.


Brittany Kin


Here's your weekend update: Colin Jost and Michael Che will host the 70th Emmy Awards together. 

 

The hilarious duo, who share table duties for Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update," will tag team the 2018 awards show at the Microsoft Theater in L.A. on Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

 

"NBC is thrilled to be the home of this years Emmy Awards, and with Colin and Michael in the drivers seat as hosts, along with surprise appearances by other cast members of Saturday Night Live, I think we are in for one of the funniest awards shows in a long time," NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt said in a statement.

We're proud to be the first duo hosting the Emmys since Jenna Elfman and David Hyde Pierce, and somehow thats a real fact.

"We're proud to be the first duo hosting the Emmys since Jenna Elfman and David Hyde Pierce, and somehow thats a real fact,” Jost and Che expressed in the press release. 

 

"We're proud of our deep comedy roster at NBC, and Michael and Colin along with the return of king of comedy producer Lorne Michaels will make this the must-see comedy event of the year," added NBC Entertainment alternative and reality group president Paul Telegdy.

 

Emmy nominations will be announced later this summer in July. 

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