Jimmy Kimmel to host Emmy broadcast airing Sept. 18

Jimmy Kimmel
FILE - In this March 8, 2015 file photo, Jimmy Kimmel arrives at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest : "Scandal" held at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Kimmel is choosing not to air a new episode of his talk show opposite David Letterman's final "Late Show" installment. Kimmel told the New York Times on Thursday, May 7, 2015, that his May 20 installment will be a repeat out of respect for Letterman. Kimmel's spokeswoman confirmed the report. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel will host this year’s Emmy Awards broadcast. Kimmel, host of that network’s late-night “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” will return for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, which airs Sept. 18.

Kimmel’s comment on the news: “I have a feeling I’m going to be great.”

It’s the second time for Kimmel, who first hosted the Emmys in 2012. The show will originate from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Nominations for the Emmy Awards will be announced July 14.

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