Emmy Host of the Day

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Emmy Host of the Day
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Jimmy Kimmel has been tapped to host the 2012 Emmy Awards.

The Jimmy Kimmel Live! star will take the reins for the first time in September. The awards show will be held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

"I hope to be able to do for the Emmys this year what Eddie Murphy did for the Oscars," joked Kimmel, who is also set to host the upcoming White House Correspondents' dinner.

The show, organized by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, will air September 23rd on ABC.

[NYTArtsBeat]

Subtitled Interview of the Day

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Last night, Will Ferrell appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to promote his new film Casa de mi Padre, and host Kimmel managed to conduct the entire interview in Spanish.

Of course, before commencing the hilarious interview, the star showed up to the couch on a horse that was being escorted scantily-clad cowboys.

You can watch the rest of Ferrell's appearance here and here.

[BuzzFeed]

Uggie's Big Dinner Plans of the Day

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Uggie, one of the breakout stars of 2011's The Artist, has confirmed that he will be attending the White House Correspondents Dinner.

The famous pooch will appear with trainer Omar von Muller, as a guest of the Washington Times.

"Uggie has given us a sound bite," Times editor Ed Kelley told The New York Post, adding that "Uggie hopes to meet President Obama while in Washington."

The April 28th dinner will be helmed by late-night host Jimmy Kimmel. Uggie was most recently seen as the adorable new spokesdog for Nintendo. [NewYorkPost]