Big News on Who Will Host the Next TWO Golden Globes -- Fans of This Year's Ceremony Will Be Thrilled TVWeek
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced today that it has lined up the hosts for the next two years for the Golden Globe Awards ceremony. This year's hosts, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, have signed on to repeat as co-hosts in 2014 and 2015.
HFPA President Theo Kingma joined with ceremony producer dick clark productions and NBC to make the announcement. NBC is signed on to host both ceremonies, with the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards set to air live from the Beverly Hilton on Jan. 12, 2014.
Fey and Poehler, both alums of NBC's "Saturday Night Live," were a huge hit with their co-hosting of the 2013 Golden Globes, earning widespread praise from critics and being a part of a surge in viewership for the awards.
"The 2013 Golden Globes averaged a 6.4 rating, 15 share in adults 18-49 and 19.7 million viewers overall, for a year-to-year jump of 28% in 18-49 rating (to a 6.4 from a 5.0) and 17% or 2.8 million persons in total viewers (19.7 million vs. 16.9 million)," the HFPA said in today's announcement. "The 2013 telecast claimed the biggest Golden Globes results in six years in both 18-49 rating and total viewers (since Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, 6.5/15 in 18-49, 20.0 million viewers overall). It was also the second-highest-rated Golden Globes in nine years."
Fey, whose post-"SNL" career has been showcased largely on "30 Rock," is a two-time Golden Globe winner for her work on that show, while Poehler is a two-time Golden Globe nominee for "Parks and Recreation."
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