Andy Samberg Will Host the 2015 Emmy Awards

Andy Samberg Hosts the Emmys
Andy Samberg at the FOX 2014 FANFRONT event (Photo by Ben Hider © 2014 FOX BROADCASTING)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg has been tapped to host the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 20, 2015. The Emmys will air live on both coasts beginning at 8:00pm ET and 5:00pm PT on Fox. This year’s show will take place in downtown Los Angeles at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE.

“It’s wonderfully fitting that we have Andy Samberg, an Emmy Award winner himself, as our host for this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards,” stated Bruce Rosenblum, chairman and CEO of the Television Academy. “Andy has excelled in all aspects of the television universe, both from behind and in front of the camera. His humor, insights and charisma will be an exciting addition to our annual celebration of television’s best and brightest.”

“The moment the Emmy Awards’ host was brought up, we said it had to be Andy,” added Gary Newman and Dana Walden, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group. “He is fearless, hilarious, an award-winning comedian, singer, writer and actor with incredible live TV experience. We know he’ll deliver the laughs and give viewers an incredible night they will enjoy.”

Commenting on his hosting gig, Samberg said, “Buckle your seat belts, Emmy viewers! Like, in general you should buckle your seat belts in your car. In fact, even if you’re not an Emmy viewer, you should buckle your seat belt. It can be dangerous on the road. Also, if you’re not an Emmy viewer, you should strongly consider becoming one this year, because I’m hosting, and it’s gonna be a wild ride. So buckle your seat belts.”

Nominees for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced on July 16th.

-By Rebecca Murray

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