Jimmy Fallon is st to host next season's Golden Globe Awards. In what is becoming a tradition for NBC, Fallon is a former "Saturday Night Live" player as was other SNL alums Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. The “74th Annual Golden Globe Awards,” set to air on NBC live coast-to-coast from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 from 8-11 p.m. ET (5-8 p.m. PT).
January’s three-hour Golden Globes telecast will serve as the official kick-off to the 2017 awards season.
“We’re thrilled to announce Jimmy as host of ‘The 74th Annual Golden Globes,’” said NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt. “This is the most spontaneous and uninhibited award show on television, and Jimmy’s playful, disarming comedic brilliance makes him the ideal host to enhance and elevate the sense of fun and irreverence that’s made the Golden Globes one of the premier events of the entire broadcast year.”
The Cecil B. De Mille Award was presented to Denzel Washington last year with Ricky Gervais serving as host.
Nominations for the Golden Globes will be announced Monday, Dec. 12. Winners will be voted on by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).