Michael Che, Colin Jost To Host 2018 Emmy Awards

Angelo Anderson
April 26, 2018

So, can Jost and Che compete with acclaimed "SNL" awards-show-host-predecessors Amy Poehler and Tina Fey?

According to Variety, Jost and his SNL Weekend Update co-host, Michael Che, will host the awards show on September 17, according to Variety.

While television fans wait to see who will land nominations for the 2018 Emmys, we finally have some more information about the ceremony itself: "Saturday Night Live" stars Colin Jost and Michael Che will serve as co-hosts for the telecast. Other cast members of the late-night comedy institution are expected to make appearances.

Che and Jost are the first "SNL" cast members to host the Emmys since Eddie Murphy did it in 1983, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The two were named co-head writers of "Saturday Night Live" a year ago. This season, the sketch-comedy franchise continues to enjoy strong ratings, averaging a 2.82 rating in the 18-49 demo and 9.41 million viewers in Nielsen live-plus-seven numbers. Well, his name is Colin Jost, and he's about the bring a whole lot of amusing to the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.

CEO. "They have an wonderful onscreen rapport and we are delighted to begin working with them along with the entire NBC team".

Nominations for the 70th edition of awards, which honors prime time television and will air live on NBC from Los Angeles on September 27, are set to be announced on July 12.

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