Jimmy Kimmel to host Primetime Emmy awards show in September

This Sept. 14, 2016 file photo shows host Jimmy Kimmel posing for a photo with a replica of an Emmy statue at the Primetime Emmy Awards Press Preview Day in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

Jimmy Kimmel will host the Primetime Emmy Awards show on Sept. 20, broadcaster ABC said on Tuesday.

No details were given for how the awards show, the highest honors in television, would be produced given the coronavirus pandemic that has forced the cancellation of multiple live events.

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