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Jimmy Kimmel will host this year's Primetime Emmy Awards, the TV academy announced Monday.

"We are thrilled to have been asked to produce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards," Don Mischer, who's returning as executive producer for the 12th time, said in a statement. "We love television and look forward to working with the Television Academy and ABC in creating a show that is fast-paced, humorous, unpredictable, and at times irreverent, but clearly celebratory of our incredible industry."

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This will be Kimmel's first time emceeing the Emmys. The Jimmy Kimmel Live host has previously hosted the American Music Awards and the ESPY Awards. He is also set to host the White House Correspondents Dinner next month.The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards will air Sunday, Sept. 23 on ABC.Are you excited to see Kimmel as host? Who wants a TV Show: The TV Show