Stephen Colbert was recruited by CBS to emcee the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards. Colbert’s Emmy gig is the most recent of numerous stages CBS has given the Late Show have since his 2015 landing in the system following quite a while of working for Comedy Central. At the point when CBS had the spinning Super Bowl broadcast rights in 2016, it gave the post-demonstrate availability to Colbert. What’s more, all through the 2016 race, the system gave his arrangement a few plugged live trips, including one on link sister Showtime.
Putting such a great amount of vitality on Colbert has paid off. In spite of the fact that his broadcast is still No. 2 to NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon among grown-ups 18-49, he has posted solid increases with his politically engaged trips. This previous week, he won four of five evenings among family units.
“We’re excited to kick off the new season and celebrate the top achievements in television with Stephen Colbert as host of the Primetime Emmys. Stephen is the ultimate master of ceremonies with award-winning creative talents, and as we’ve seen the past few months, he has a fearless passion for live television. We look forward to honoring television’s best while entertaining audiences with the creative energy and sharp comedy of Stephen Colbert”, said Jack Sussman, vice president of CBS Entertainment executive specials, music and live events.
The Emmys broadcast is not an appraisals powerhouse like that of the Oscars or the Golden Globes, it sank to a low 11.3 million watchers on ABC a year ago, yet the show remains a significant stage for whichever arrange gets the turning broadcast every year. The communication has for some time been a stage for systems to plug inner ability, though that pattern is determinedly new for different honors appears.
In spite of the fact that he’s never facilitated, Colbert is no more abnormal to the Emmys. He has brought home nine Emmy statuettes for outstanding variety series and writing. His Late Show, be that as it may, was broadly scorned in its first year of qualification.