Tina Fey, Amy Poehler to host Golden Globes

“Having both Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on board to host this year’s festivities is a major coup,” said Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Late Night Programming, NBC Entertainment.

Golden Globe winner Tina Fey (NBC’s “30 Rock”) and Golden Globe nominee Amy Poehler (NBC’s “Parks and Recreation”) have signed to host NBC’s exclusive coverage of “The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards” that will be broadcast live coast-to-coast on Sunday, January 13 from 5-8 p.m. (PT) and 8-11 p.m. (ET) from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.

The announcement was made  by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Dr. Aida Takla-O’Reilly, dick clark productions and NBC.

“Having both Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on board to host this year’s festivities is a major coup,” said Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Late Night Programming, NBC Entertainment. “Tina and Amy have a proven chemistry and comedic timing from their many years together on SNL to their successful co-starring roles in ‘Baby Mama.’”

“The unparalleled comedic timing of Tina and Amy will surely have viewers wanting to tune-in to see them in action,” said Takla-O’Reilly. “The HFPA is thrilled to have the magnetic duo be a part of the show’s 70th anniversary.”

Founded in the 1940s during World War II, the HFPA was originally comprised of a handful of Los Angeles based overseas journalists and represent 55 countries with a combined readership of 250 million in some of the world’s most respected publications. Each year, the organization holds the third most watched awards show on television, the Golden Globe Awards, which have enabled the organization to donate more than $12 million to entertainment related charities and scholarship programs.

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  1. Larry says:

    I like them both. Will be watching

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