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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’s Michael Che and Colin Jost to Host 2018 Emmys

April 26, 2018 by  

2018 Emmy Hosts

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NBC has named SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Weekend Update co-hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost as the 2018 Emmy hosts.

“NBC is thrilled to be the home of this year’s Emmy Awards and with Colin and Michael in the driver’s 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,” said Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment, in a statement.

“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 Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment.

“We are elated that Colin Jost and Michael Che will bring their hilarious collective talents to hosting this year’s Emmy Awards,” said Hayma Washington, Television Academy chairman and CEO. “They have an amazing onscreen rapport and we are delighted to begin working with them along with the entire NBC team.”

“We’re proud to be the first duo hosting the Emmys since Jenna Elfman and David Hyde Pierce, and somehow that’s a real fact,” said Jost and Che.

The Emmys will air live on Monday, September 17 on NBC at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT.

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