Awards shows have increasingly suffered from waning audiences, but the Globes has an edge on several fronts: it's considered to have a less formal, more freewheeling spirit (since it's staged as a banquet with an open bar), and it's also typically the first out of the gate in the new year.
'Sandra and Andy are the ideal choices to host this world-class event, ' Paul Telegdy and George Cheeks, co-chairmen, NBC Entertainment, said in a statement.
The Golden Globes Awards honor the best of both worlds every year, with statuettes handed out to the cream of the crop in television and film.
'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'. He is a Golden Globe victor for "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and the series, also a Golden Globe recipient for best comedy-musical, launches on NBC Jan. 10, four days after the Globes.
The HFPA on Wednesday announced that Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh will host. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association also teased that it plans to make a major announcement about the annual ceremony during the nominations press conference.
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The announcement that the Killing Eve star and Brooklyn Nine-Nine amusing man would host the evening was made Wednesday afternoon. NBC has hosted the Globes broadcast for the last 23 years.
The Golden Globes air on NBC on January 6 at 8 p.m. EST. The Golden Globes serve as the official kickoff to the 2019 awards season.
For his work on "SNL", Samberg earned an Emmy Award and six additional nominations.