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Emmys: 68th Emmys (2016)

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Critic Consensus: Jimmy Kimmel's acid wit hits the sweet spot during an inclusive Emmys that refreshingly embraces the cutting edge of Peak TV by rewarding diverse talent.

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See the biggest stars in television when Jimmy Kimmel returns to host this year's star-studded 68th Emmy Awards, live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles airing LIVE SUNDAY SEP 18 on ABC.

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Critic Reviews for Emmys: 68th Emmys

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Host Jimmy Kimmel's approval ratings started off strong and then plummeted. The ABC late-night star opened the show in style. Then, somehow, he thought it would be a good idea to do a Bill Cosby-themed prank. Really?

September 11, 2019 | Full Review…

The TV academy proved its superiority to the Oscars in terms of embracing new blood, people of color and strong women.

September 11, 2019 | Full Review…

As the industry celebrated itself in a reasonably entertaining ceremony without too many gimmicks, gaffes, or upsets, it asserted that works of entertainment really can change the world.

September 11, 2019 | Full Review…

The Emmys' newish commitment, apparent in the nominees, to behaving like someone who likes and watches a lot of television paid off in the ceremony by letting air into the room.

September 11, 2019 | Full Review…
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The overall impression of the speeches alone made the 2016 Emmys extraordinary, and, while such earnest candor and original voices can't be relied upon each year, the ceremony as a whole would continue to benefit from a similar brand of courage.

September 11, 2019 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

If there was a category for Efficient and Effective Awards Show, the 68th Annual Emmys would be a lock.

September 11, 2019 | Full Review…
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