Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg to co-host 2019 Golden Globes

06 December, 2018, 14:29 | Author: Cecil Buchanan
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Canadian actress Sandra Oh and USA comedian Andy Samberg will co-host the 2019 Golden Globe Awards in January, organizers said in a statement on Wednesday.

In an announcement on Wednesday, NBC Entertainment co-chairmen Paul Telegdy and George Cheeks called Oh and Samberg the "perfect choices" for the prestigious event.

'Both Golden Globe Award recipients have continually showcased their talents in film and television, and we can't wait to see what their undeniable chemistry will bring to the Golden Globes stage'.

Samberg, a former writer and player on Saturday Night Live, is a two-time Golden Globe victor, one for performance by an actor and one as a producer on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which won for best television series, musical or comedy. He's a two-time Golden Globe victor, one for performance by an actor and one as a producer on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", which won for best television series, musical or comedy.

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While hosting the Academy Awards may be the job that virtually no one except for Kevin Hart wants this year, the Golden Globes tends to be more of an openly accept gig.

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NBC, the TV home of the Golden Globe Awards for the past 23 years, did not officially become the network for the 2019 awards until September when it closed a new eight-year deal with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and dick clark productions to keep the show. Last year's host was comedian and late-night star Seth Meyers.

The 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards air Sunday, Jan. 9 at 8/7c on NBC. This year, she became the first actress of Asian ethnicity to receive an Emmy nomination for drama series lead, for Killing Eve. His cop comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" makes its NBC premiere - after five seasons on Fox - on January 10, just four days after the Globes.

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