After being "in talks" to be the host of Primetime Emmy Awards this year, is now officially on duty to lead the event on Sunday, September 20. Sources are telling EW that the "" star has signed the contract.
No statement is made yet from Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, but a formal announcement is expected to be made "early next week". The annual event, which enters its 61st year, will be held at Los Angeles' Nokia Theater and broadcast live by CBS. The nominations, meanwhile, will be revealed on Thursday, July 16.