Watch: Andy Samberg Channels George Carlin in First Emmy Awards Promo

Emmy Awards host Andy Samberg is ready to take on the censors.

In the first promo video for the ceremony, the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star references the famous George Carlin monologue by teasing that there are seven words he won’t be able to say on Emmy night — but that doesn’t stop him from saying words that just sound dirty.

While words like corkscrew and dictaphone may actually be able to be used on Emmy night, it remains to be seen if Samberg can work “annals” and “shan’t” into the conversation.

Samberg, no stranger to live performances with his “Saturday Night Live” background, stars on Fox’s comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” which begins its third season on Sept. 27, the week after the Emmys.

The Primetime Emmy Awards will air live Sept. 20 from the Microsoft Theater on Fox.

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