A comedian who courted controversy during previous appearances as host of the Golden Globes will be giving it another go. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced today that Ricky Gervais will host the awards for the fifth time.
The 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards are set for Sunday, Jan. 5, on NBC.
Gervais is quoted saying: “Once again, they’ve made me an offer I can’t refuse. But this is the very last time I’m doing this, which could make for a fun evening.”
Click here to see Gervais’ opening monologue from the 2012 Golden Globes, along with additional quotes and other details in the full announcement.