Spicer rolled up on his signature podium as Colbert joked about the Emmys' audience size, making a jab at Spicer's "alternative facts" regarding Trump's inauguration crowd size.
"This will be the largest audience to witness an Emmys period, both in person and around the world," Spicer said.
The 69th Emmy Awards are Colbert's first time hosting an awards show, and the
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" is also nominated for outstanding variety talk series, and Colbert's jabs at Donald Trump have helped the show increase its ratings as well as potentially its Emmy potential.
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