You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler to host Golden Globes

Sitcom stars to take helm on NBC kudocast

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 70th annual Golden Globes, airing live on NBC Jan. 13.

Fey (a two-time Globes-winning comedy actress for “30 Rock”) and Poehler (a past nominee for “Parks and Recreation”), former teammates on the Peacock’s “Saturday Night Live,” have frequently shined as presenters on such kudos as the Emmys.

“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,'” NBC alternative and latenight programming prexy Paul Telegdy said.

With Seth MacFarlane hosting the next Oscars, the selection of Fey and Poehler puts TV personalities at the front of the film industry’s two highest-rated awards shows. The most recent Golden Globes drew a 5.0 rating among adults 18-49 and 16.9 million viewers overall.

The Globes, seen in nearly 200 countries worldwide, are produced by Dick Clark Prods in association with the HFPA. Ricky Gervais hosted the kudos the previous three years. Prior to that, the ceremony often went without any host.

Poehler helped implement two of the most memorable moments at the Emmys during each of the past two years: a pageant-like setup prior to the announcement of the 2011 lead comedy actress winner, and then conspiring with 2012 Emmy winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus to mix up acceptance speeches.

Fey’s “30 Rock,” a 2009 Globes winner, is two episodes into its 13-episode final season, which will wrap near the time of the Globes.

More Scene

  • Robert Downey Jr'Avengers: Infinity War' film

    'Avengers: Infinity War' Premiere Draws Largest Contingent of Marvel Superheroes

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 70th annual Golden Globes, airing live on NBC Jan. 13. Fey (a two-time Globes-winning comedy actress for “30 Rock”) and Poehler (a past nominee for “Parks and Recreation”), former teammates on the Peacock’s “Saturday Night Live,” have frequently shined as presenters on such kudos as the Emmys. […]

  • Beautycon Festival

    Laverne Cox, Paris Hilton Promote Self-Love at Beautycon NYC

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 70th annual Golden Globes, airing live on NBC Jan. 13. Fey (a two-time Globes-winning comedy actress for “30 Rock”) and Poehler (a past nominee for “Parks and Recreation”), former teammates on the Peacock’s “Saturday Night Live,” have frequently shined as presenters on such kudos as the Emmys. […]

  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

    The Duchess of Cambridge Gives Birth to Baby Boy

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 70th annual Golden Globes, airing live on NBC Jan. 13. Fey (a two-time Globes-winning comedy actress for “30 Rock”) and Poehler (a past nominee for “Parks and Recreation”), former teammates on the Peacock’s “Saturday Night Live,” have frequently shined as presenters on such kudos as the Emmys. […]

  • J.K. Rowling on the Future of

    J.K. Rowling on the Future of Harry Potter Stories on Stage

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 70th annual Golden Globes, airing live on NBC Jan. 13. Fey (a two-time Globes-winning comedy actress for “30 Rock”) and Poehler (a past nominee for “Parks and Recreation”), former teammates on the Peacock’s “Saturday Night Live,” have frequently shined as presenters on such kudos as the Emmys. […]

  • Chanel x Tribeca Film Festival Women's

    Chanel's Tribeca Film Fest Luncheon Toasts to Women's Movements in Industry

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 70th annual Golden Globes, airing live on NBC Jan. 13. Fey (a two-time Globes-winning comedy actress for “30 Rock”) and Poehler (a past nominee for “Parks and Recreation”), former teammates on the Peacock’s “Saturday Night Live,” have frequently shined as presenters on such kudos as the Emmys. […]

  • Doug Davis Power of Law

    Doug Davis Discusses Using Music for a Cause at Variety's Power of Law Event

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 70th annual Golden Globes, airing live on NBC Jan. 13. Fey (a two-time Globes-winning comedy actress for “30 Rock”) and Poehler (a past nominee for “Parks and Recreation”), former teammates on the Peacock’s “Saturday Night Live,” have frequently shined as presenters on such kudos as the Emmys. […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content