She won an Emmy last year for her role as Sue Sylvester in Glee.
But this year, Jane Lynch will play host at the Emmy Awards, which will broadcast live on September 13th.
The actress, who is looking forward to the gig, is somewhat amused by the honour.
“I am tickled pink to be hosting the Primtetime Emmys on FOX,” she said in a statement.
“I’m looking forward to singing, dancing and sporting my finest tracksuit.”
The 50-year-old plays a megaphone-wielding cheerloading coach who bulllies students in the E4 series about a high school singing club
She has garnered international acclaim for her performance.
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