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People Could Not Stop Talking About The Announcer At This Year's Emmys

Jermaine Fowler is really getting the audience going.

Posted on September 17, 2017, at 10:03 p.m. ET

When a winner is revealed at an awards show, audiences usually hear some dry voice saying how many times the winner has taken home an award before, etc. etc.

AMPAS / Via theodysseyonline.com

But at the Emmys on Sunday, the voiceover was hard to ignore. The announcer had much more swagger, passion, nerve, and bias, tbh.

The Emmys announcer making very clear who his favorites are is exactly how Emmys announcing should be

LW / Via Twitter: @lindseyweber

I mean, they were SO FREAKING EXCITED about Issa Rae. And she was just presenting!

Marcus Jones / Via Twitter: @MarcusJonesNY

People started wondering who was behind the voice.

Who's this announcer? #Emmys #Emmys2017 #BGNEmmys

Black Girl Nerds / Via Twitter: @BlackGirlNerds
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Excuse me, who is this guy for he kinda sounds like Leslie Jones (lol).#Emmys

Gail A. Dennis / Via Twitter: @GailADennis

who is the announcer of the Emmys this year...?

Daniel D'Addario / Via Twitter: @DPD_

Some were feeling it.

#emmys YO DOES ANYONE KNOW WHO'S ANNOUNCING BC HE MAKES ME HAPPY

jae / Via Twitter: @knitsangrily

I need to get eyes on this #Emmys announcer STAT!!!!

mariah / Via Twitter: @mRiah
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And others were not.

Who is this announcer on #Emmys? I mean I was available and would have done a great job.

Dee Kay / Via Twitter: @dk725ny

Who is this announcer. What is this wannabe trap production.

Shani O. Hilton / Via Twitter: @shani_o

Who is this announcer and does he know this is NOT the VMAs? #Emmys

Damian Holbrook / Via Twitter: @damianholbrook

The narrator sounds like an off-brand Kevin Hart. Who is it? #emmys

@GiaPeppers / Via Twitter: @GiaPeppers
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WHO IS DOING THE VOICEOVER?SOUNDS LIKE THE CRACKHEAD JENNIFER WHO LIVED DOWN THE STREET FROM MY GRANDMA. I WANT DIVERSITY BUT COME ON #Emmys

wynter / Via Twitter: @wyntermitchell

Soon, comedian Jermaine Fowler of CBS's Superior Donuts revealed himself.

CBS

He was clearly having the time of his life.

CBS

And he definitely kept things interesting.

I'm going to read every single word written about this announcer tomorrow. #Emmys

Jordan Veilleux / Via Twitter: @veilleuxwho
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