SUN-TIMES: ‘SNL’ news anchors Michael Che, Colin Jost to host Emmy Awards

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The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting, “Michael Che and Colin Jost, the news anchor team on “Saturday Night Live,” will step out from behind the Weekend Update desk to host the Primetime Emmy Awards this fall, NBC announced Thursday.

In a joint statement, the two accomplished stand-up comedians said, ““We’re proud to be the first duo hosting the Emmys since Jenna Elfman and David Hyde Pierce [in 1999], and somehow that’s a real fact.”

NBC promised “surprise appearances” by other “SNL” talents during the ceremony, airing from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sept. 17…”

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