Jimmy Kimmel Announces Emmy Awards Nomination in Pajamas

Jimmy Kimmel and Kerry Washington

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updated 08/25/2015 AT 8:16 PM ET

originally published 07/19/2012 AT 10:05 AM ET

If Thursday’s announcement of the Emmy Awards nominations is any indication, TV fans will be laughing out loud when the show, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, airs live Sept. 23.

That’s because Kimmel, who replaced Nick Offerman late Wednesday night, was a hoot while delivering the news alongside Scandal star Kerry Washington. She stepped up to the podium at the Television Academy’s Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in Los Angeles in a pretty white, flowered top with her hair slicked back. Kimmel, on the other hand, was disheveled in lavender pajamas.

Here are the Emmy host’s best lines: