MUMBAI: Bringing perhaps a gentler touch to a ceremony
helmed for the past three years by Ricky Gervais, comedy
duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host next year's Golden
Globe awards in Beverly Hills.
and Poehler would bring their tried and tested chemistry
to the January 13, 2013 gala dinner for Hollywood's
leading film and TV stars, the joint organisers Hollywood
Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and NBC said.
42, creator and star of 30 Rock and Poehler, 41, have
worked together for years, first on satirical sketch
show Saturday Night Live and later on 2008 comedy film.
and Amy have a proven chemistry and comedic timing from
their many years together," NBC alternative programming
president Paul Telegdy said in a statement.
executive producers of Dick Clark productions which
owns the rights to the Golden Globes, said they were
excited 'to have two of the most respected names in
comedy' at the helm of the 70th Globes ceremony.
Golden Globes is one of Hollywood's key award ceremonies
ahead of the Oscars, which take place next year on 24
February will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane, creator
of animated comedy Family Guy.