Mey­ers host­ing Emmy Awards

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - ENTERTAINMENT -

LOS ANGELES — Seth Mey­ers will take his late-night act to prime time as the next host of the Emmy Awards. NBC, home to Mey­ers in his long stint on Satur­day Night Live and his new late-night talk show, an­nounced late Thurs­day that he’ll host the 66th edi­tion of the Em­mys set to air on the net­work Aug. 25. Neil Patrick Har­ris hosted in 2013. It will be tele­cast live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The 40-year-old Mey­ers, him­self an Emmy win­ner, de­buted as host of Late Night With Seth Mey­ers in Fe­bru­ary, tak­ing over the slot of Jimmy Fal­lon, who moved on to The Tonight Show. Be­fore that he had been on SNL since 2001 and served as the show’s head writer since 2006.

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