Amy Poehler stars in 'Parks and Recreation.' Tina Fey headlines '30 Rock.' The two leading ladies of comedy will replace Ricky Gervais as host of the Golden Globes award night. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey worked together on 'Saturday Night Live.'
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are teaming up for the Golden Globes.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, dick clark productions and the NBC television network announced Monday that the pair of "30 Rock" and "Parks and Recreation" TV comedy stars have signed on to host the 70th annual Golden Globes ceremony after British comedian Ricky Gervais' three-year reign as the show's acerbic emcee.
"The unparalleled comedic timing of Tina and Amy will surely have viewers wanting to tune-in to see them in action," said Takla-O'Reilly, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which honors film and TV at the Beverly Hills Hilton ceremony. "The HFPA is thrilled to have the magnetic duo be a part of the show's 70th anniversary!"
The funny lady duo previously starred together in the films "Mean Girls" and "Baby Mama" and on "Saturday Night Live." They co-hosted the NBC sketch comedy series' "Weekend Update" satiric news segment from 2004 to 2006.