FINALLY! Amy Poehler and Tina Fey to Co-Host Golden Globes!

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The Emmys had us clamouring for it via twitter, and it appears that the Hollywood Foreign Press has answered our prayers. Former SNL "Weekend Update" co-anchors Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will squeeze all four of their feet in to Ricky Gervais' notorious shoes to host the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards this coming January.

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Deadline Hollywood Daily is reporting --

Long-time friends Fey and Poehler are only the second hosting team on the awards show, which went without a host until Ricky Gervais was tapped for the job the last three years. “Having both Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on board to host this year’s festivities is a major coup,” said Paul Telegdy, NBC‘s President, Alternative and Late Night Programming.

...Both Poehler and Fey have had memorable appearances at awards shows, most recently Poehler’s acceptance-speech gag with lead comedy actress winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus at last month's Emmys.

Well, I'm pleased as punch. How about you?


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