Andy Samberg Hosting The Emmy Awards & Here's Why He's Perfect For The Job

It's official: We have our host for this year's Emmy Awards, and he's kind of a funny guy. According to Deadline, Andy Samberg will host the 2015 Emmy Awards, which are scheduled for Sept. 20. The Brooklyn 99 star is no stranger to the award show — it was just last year that he took home the award for Best Actor in a Television Series, Comedy or Musical, for his role on the Fox sitcom. Now, instead of scooping up awards, he'll be the one helping to give them out — and it's a role that couldn't be more perfect for him.

Like with any award show, the Emmys have the opportunity to be a really fun night, but they can also go the other route and make everyone at home watching wish they DVRed the night instead. I'm a big fan of award shows myself, but even I know that without a killer host to guide us through the evening, the show can be, well, a snooze. Luckily, Samberg is host that will likely guide us through the show without a dull moment. Here's why Samberg is the perfect guy to host the Emmys, because we all deserve to have a good time.

He can nail a quick impression.

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Just imagine how useful this will be when he needs to do one of Kathy Bates' American Horror Story: Freak Show accents.

He has the hosting thing down.

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The former Saturday Night Live cast member hosted the Season 39 finale of the sketch show.

He's the master of digital shorts.

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Nothing breaks up an awards show better than a music video featuring The Lonely Island.

He's bros with Justin Timberlake.

If a live-action version of "Dick In a Box" doesn't happen, the Emmys will be wasted.