Stephen Colbert to Host the 2017 Emmy Awards

Colbert will take over the Emmys for the first time with the show airing on September 17, 2017 (Sunday) on CBS

“This will be the largest audience to witness an Emmys, period,” said Colbert in a statement. “Both in person and around the globe.”

Nominations for the 2017 Primetime Emmys will be announced July 13