After Ricky Gervais made it crystal clear that 2020 his last time hosting the annual Golden Globes award ceremony, it’s been confirmed that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are making their return to host the 2021 Golden Globes.
The Baby Mama (2018 comedy) duo previously hosted a number Golden Globe ceremonies in 2013 -2015. Their stage presence consistently has had audiences and the stars themselves laughing and cry all while congratulating those deserving of awards in both TV and Movie entertainment.
The news came from NBC’s Chairman Paul Teledgy, proudly announcing their welcome saying “NBC has long been the home to two of the funniest people on the planet – Tina Fey and Amy Poehler – and we didn’t want to wait any longer to share the great news that they’ll be hosting the Globes once again,”
“Tina and Amy have provided Golden Globes viewers with some of the most memorable moments the show has ever seen,” added Amy Thurlow, President of Dick Clark Productions. “We’re thrilled to welcome them back in 2021.”
According to Coming Soon:
Fey has won two Golden Globes and six Emmys for writing and/or acting for the multi-Emmy Award-winning comedy 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live. Fey and Robert Carlock are also producers of the Netflix/Universal Television series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The show was Emmy nominated four times for Outstanding Comedy Series and an upcoming interactive special is due out later this year.
Poehler is a Golden Globe and Emmy winner, well known for her portrayal of eternal optimist Leslie Knope on NBC’s beloved comedy Parks and Recreation. She is currently an executive producer of the Emmy-nominated Netflix comedy Russian Doll and executive producer/co-host of NBC’s Making It. She also is an executive producer and co-star of the upcoming animated series Duncanville on Fox.
The Golden Globe Awards, often referred to as “Hollywood’s Party of the Year,” is one of the biggest nights on the calendar for live viewing. It’s also one of the few award shows that combine the honorees of both film and television. The 2020 Golden Globe Awards telecast averaged a 4.7 rating in adults 18-49 and 18.3 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research, and was the No. 1 primetime entertainment telecast on the broadcast networks in adults 18-49 since the Academy Awards on Feb. 24, 2019.
This is the perfect opportunity to watch Mean Girls (which is currently on Broadway in NYC) back to back to back! Woot Woo!