Jane Lynch in talks to host Emmy Awards

Actress Jane Lynch attends the"'Glee" Academy Screening and Q&A on May 4, 2011, in Hollywood, Calif. Getty Images

Jane Lynch attends the"'Glee" Academy Screening and Q&A on May 4, 2011, in Hollywood, Calif.
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(CBS) Last year, Jane Lynch took home an Emmy. This year, she may be hosting the whole show.

The "Glee" star is in talks to take on emcee duties at this year's Emmy Awards, according to multiple reports.

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The awards ceremony will air on Fox on Sept. 18. In recent years, The Hollywood Reporter notes, the Emmy host has usually been a star associated with the network airing the show (for example, last year the ceremony was broadcast on NBC and Jimmy Fallon hosted).

Since "Glee" airs on Fox, Lynch fits the model, and her background as an actress, singer and comedian make her an appealing candidate.

If she hosts alone, according to THR, she'll only be the third woman to do so, after Angela Lansbury (1993) and Ellen DeGeneres (2005).

Lynch won the Emmy last year for Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role for playing Sue Sylvester on "Glee." She was also nominated in 2003 for a guest-star stint on "Two and a Half Men." Her film credits include roles in "The 40 Year Old Virgin," "Best in Show" and "Role Models."

Deadline.com reports that the TV Academy's board of governors is meeting tomorrow night, and may approve the new host of the Emmy Awards ceremony then.

Tell us: Do you think Lynch will make a good Emmys host?

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