Who is 2022 Emmys announcer? Meet comic Sam Jay

The 2022 Emmys telecast kicked off in type on Monday with host Kenan Thompson main an fascinating collection of dance routines set to TV theme songs.

Thompson, a longtime “Saturday Night Live” forged member, is a well-recognized face on NBC, however who’s the particular person behind the voice saying the totally different classes and presenters?

That might be comic and author Sam Jay, Thompson’s “Saturday Night Live” colleague.

“Some people use the phrase drama queen as a negative,” Jay quipped early within the telecast to pivot the present to the supporting drama classes. “I don’t. I love drama queens and drama kings.”

Jay has beforehand been nominated for 3 writing Emmys for her writing on “SNL” and has additionally written on exhibits similar to HBO Max’s “That Damn Michael Che” and Peacock’s “Bust Down.” She can also be the host and government producer of HBO’s weekly late-night collection “Pause With Sam Jay.”

You may catch extra of Jay’s comedy on her Netflix stand-up particular, “3 in the Morning,” and her comedy album, “Donna’s Daughter.” Jay will even seem within the upcoming movie “You People.”