Colin Jost and Michael Che are headed to The Emmys this year as the two stars of SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’ have been tapped to host. It is also noted that producer Lorne Michaels has been announced to executive produce the upcoming awards night. The comedians’ style of comedy will be interesting to watch as they tag team the night on Sept. 17th.
NBC’s Saturday Night Live team is taking over the network’s 70th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast later this year. Weekend Update co-anchors and SNL co-head writers , Colin Jost and Michael Che, have been named co-hosts of the Primetime Emmy Awards. SNL creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels has been tapped as executive producer of the awards special, which also will feature appearances by other SNL cast members.The Emmys will air live coast to coast from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 17 from 8-11 p.m. ET (5-8 p.m. PT) on NBC.