Ricky Gervais Returning to Host the 2016 Golden Globes

The Golden Globes as an awards show are meaningless. As a telecast, however, they are incredibly entertaining. It’s essentially one big party where all of the year’s awards contenders are in the same room with plenty of booze to go around, and the somewhat loose atmosphere always makes for a fun affair—especially when you’ve got a solid host. Tina Fey and Amy Poheler—potentially the show’s best hosts in history—were masters of ceremony for three years in a row, but they turned down the opportunity to return this year not wanting to wear out their welcome. In their stead, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced today that none other than Ricky Gervais will be filling the role as host for 2016.

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alycakes994d ago

I think this is an awesome idea. I liked it when he did it before. He's a little out there sometimes but he's still so funny and entertaining.

Aldous_Snow994d ago

Comedy gold. Loved how uncomfortable he made the stuck up celebs feel. Especially when he's drinking lol

alycakes994d ago

He doesn't have to drink to do that...he's just naturally funny that way and he makes no apologies for it.

StarWarsFan993d ago

So nothing new. I think we need talent scouts hitting the pavement.

OJSoFunky993d ago

Can't wait to see him roast some celebs!

RetrospectRealm992d ago

He won't be able to beat the great Chris Rock's performance at the Oscars though!