Who will NBC choose to host the 75th anniversary of the Golden Globes next January? Will they return to the fun-loving Jimmy Fallon from this year or reach back to prior emcees Ricky Gervais or Tina Fey and Amy Poehler? We’ve got a new poll below offering you 14 hilarious choices as possible hosts. Vote now and tell us who would be the greatest selection.
For almost the entire history of the ceremony, there had been no host until 2010. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association had never seen the likes of someone like the snarky, caustic Gervais when he took the reigns that year and followed again in 2011, 2012, and 2016. He was glad to stand behind the podium taking pot shots at the Hollywood royalty swilling booze at their tables while waiting on winners to be announced.
Fey and Poehler took charge for a three-year run starting in 2013. They were also willing to take shots but also brought along their brand of wittiness and playing along with certain celebrities.
NBC’ “Tonight Show” star Fallon had one of the most memorable openings this past January with his cameo-filled “La La Land” tribute. The ratings were up, but the overall critical reviews were down.
In our poll, we provide you with all of these names as possibilities for the January 7, 2018 ceremony but also give you some of the more snarky comedians working today to consider. They are Aziz Ansari (“Master of None”), Samantha Bee (“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”), Dave Chappelle (“Chappelle’s Show”), Louis C.K. (“Louie”), Ellen DeGeneres (“The Ellen DeGeneres Show”), Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele (“Key and Peele”), Seth Meyers (“Late Night with Seth Meyers”), Patton Oswalt (“Mystery Science Theater 3000”), Chris Rock (“Saturday Night Live”), Sarah Silverman (“The Sarah Silverman Program”), and Amy Schumer (“Inside Amy Schumer”). You will not find Stephen Colbert, James Corden, or Jimmy Kimmel in the poll since NBC would not allow a rival broadcast late night host to headline on their network.
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