Just like the Oscars earlier than it, the upcoming 71st Emmy Awards ceremony will go on with no superstar host, organizers introduced Wednesday.
The choice will enable the September ceremony to dedicate extra time to the tv reveals nominated for honors, mentioned Fox Leisure CEO Charlie Collier.
“When you’ve got a bunch and a gap quantity, that’s 15-20 minutes that you simply don’t must salute the reveals,” Collier mentioned at a gathering of business reporters.
The final time the Emmys skipped having a bunch was in 2003. It solely occurred two different occasions, in 1975 and 1998.
This 12 months’s occasion honoring the very best tv reveals is scheduled for September 22.
The choice to go forward with no host might assist shake up a ceremony usually thought of too sluggish, which suffered from disappointing scores final 12 months.
In February the Oscars additionally determined to go with no host after their unique alternative for the job, Kevin Hart, pulled out when outdated homophobic tweets of his resurfaced.
In the long run the occasion was thought of a hit and the present loved a rise in scores over the earlier 12 months.