It will be the first Golden Globes hosting gig
for Myers, 43, whose "Late Night with Seth Meyers" airs on NBC.
The Golden Globes ceremony, an informal and boozy dinner
attended by hundreds of A-list stars, is one of the biggest in
the Hollywood awards season that culminates with the Oscars in
The 2018 ceremony will take place on Jan. 7 in Beverly Hills and
will be broadcast live on NBC, the Hollywood Foreign Press
Association, which votes on the awards, said in a statement.
Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment, said in a
statement that Meyers "will be taking a closer look at this
year's best movies and television with his unique brand of wit,
intelligence, and mischievous humor.”
Meyers began his television career on satirical sketch show
"Saturday Night Live" in 2001 and was a cast member for 13
seasons, serving as head writer for nine seasons.
As Golden Globes host, he follows in the footsteps of Jimmy
Fallon, British comedian Ricky Gervais, and comedy duo Tina Fey
and Amy Poehler.
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant)
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