Amy Poehler, Tina Fey will host the Golden Globes
October 16th, 2012
10:46 AM ET

Amy Poehler, Tina Fey will host the Golden Globes

Although the president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association said one should "never say never" to another Ricky Gervais-hosted Golden Globes, the HFPA's going in a different direction for 2013.

Instead of another year of laughably awkward moments as Gervais tears into Hollywood from the stage, the HFPA tapped the hilarious tag team of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. (We love Gervais, but the idea of Fey and Poehler hosting anything has our undivided attention.)

The two comic actresses will host the 70th  Golden Globes ceremony on January 13, making us hopeful for a night filled with smart and barbed humor (and maybe even a drinking game to rival the "Bridesmaids" version at the SAG Awards).

Fey and Poehler are prior "Saturday Night Live" co-horts and current comedy stars on NBC. The president of alternative and late-night programming for the network, Paul Telegdy, has called the Fey/Poehler match-up "a major coup."

“Tina and Amy have a proven chemistry and comedic timing," Telegdy said in a statement to THR, "from their many years together on 'SNL' to their successful co-starring roles in 'Baby Mama.'”

Think they'll be able to bring it to the hosting job in January?

Filed under: Awards Season • Celebrities • Golden Globes

soundoff (65 Responses)
  1. michael2u

    I think that's a great idea.. They work very well together and they are both funny.

    October 17, 2012 at 2:46 pm | Report abuse |
  2. susan

    Best news of the's been a slow day but this is still AWESOME news. These ladies are great!

    October 17, 2012 at 2:06 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Is This The Best They Can Do?!?

    Guess Snooki and the cast of "Gigolos" must have had prior commitments.

    October 17, 2012 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Thomas R. Clauss (in diapers)

    We think they are Super.

    October 17, 2012 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Jack bee Bop Clauss

    Afunny team of ladies.

    October 17, 2012 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Tell Everyone About Teeeena


    October 17, 2012 at 6:21 am | Report abuse |
  7. Janine

    teena is evil and we hate her–put her on the news

    October 17, 2012 at 6:11 am | Report abuse |
  8. Benny The Hammer

    they are not going to jail but we have to let everyone know for safety measures

    October 17, 2012 at 6:09 am | Report abuse |
  9. Benny The Hammer

    make sure the town knows...

    October 17, 2012 at 6:07 am | Report abuse |
  10. benny the hammer--hooked in

    teena is an awful example to woman...i could never been seen with a sleaze like her...

    October 17, 2012 at 6:06 am | Report abuse |
    • Pliny

      The chance of you being seen with ANY WOMAN ON EARTH.....are very slim.

      October 17, 2012 at 12:46 pm | Report abuse |
  11. anastasia!cale

    amy and tina are incredible, this is going to be the best! incredible women!

    October 17, 2012 at 5:55 am | Report abuse |
  12. you win on the jail part

    we have to take care of the other part....everyone has to be informed to change their information...they live this way everyday
    we do not.

    October 17, 2012 at 5:37 am | Report abuse |
  13. Sorry Midge

    they are outta control...we need to put a stop to it.

    October 17, 2012 at 5:35 am | Report abuse |
  14. we act well dont we?

    we have to let the businesses know to change their information-no name–just tell them to change their info

    October 17, 2012 at 5:33 am | Report abuse |
  15. Marty

    Yet another reason not to watch.

    October 17, 2012 at 12:30 am | Report abuse |
  16. lets see a night

    with teena and her fat whaled computer...or decide folks...we'll all be with donna

    October 16, 2012 at 10:42 pm | Report abuse |
  17. the only reason why your not in a slammer

    is because of her not because of me–

    October 16, 2012 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse |
  18. Lew

    I want Joe Biden to host. He cracks me up.

    October 16, 2012 at 9:08 pm | Report abuse |
  19. bennythehammer

    i love my girlfriends gold globes...yum

    October 16, 2012 at 9:07 pm | Report abuse |
  20. onestarman

    GOLDEN GLOBES – On the Red Carpet or on the silver Screen – Those GOLDEN GLOBES of California-Tan-Starlets are a Celebration of Modern Technology

    October 16, 2012 at 8:29 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Jeannie Panetta

    mel gibson...he's made mistakes but boy i'd eat him up in a heartbeat-i'd like go uphill with him anytime

    October 16, 2012 at 6:16 pm | Report abuse |
  22. snow white

    Well there go the ratings – DOWNHILL !! Why would they do something stupid like that. Did you see AP at the Emmys?? Totally stupid and unfunny. Anybody else shaking their heads at this insane change. I'm not saying Gervais should have been chosen, but at least give it a worthwhile shot to have someone else – Mel Gibson anyone ??

    October 16, 2012 at 4:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jackson

      Mel Gibson? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA you think Mel would make a good host for the Globes?


      And you call other people stupid?


      October 16, 2012 at 8:59 pm | Report abuse |

    watch teena on a dumb computer all night or here oh no so loud causing an earthquake tremor in the auditorium
    gee what do i do...

    October 16, 2012 at 3:49 pm | Report abuse |

    lets see...performing a classic disco song in front of 300 people or watching tv and talking to a screen all night...

    i'll take disco night and here the roar of fantastic voice–dis ain't no karoke sukka.

    October 16, 2012 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |

    she'll ask you to forward on your text a hacking scam number like she did last night...i'm in

    October 16, 2012 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Hawkeye

    wanna trash her at rehearsal break...i'll let you know what time to glue in

    October 16, 2012 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |
  27. meatballs

    Great! We get to see Sarah Palin and Hilary again...for the 200th time!

    October 16, 2012 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |
  28. teeena

    is usually is a dirty mess...this is a good look for her

    October 16, 2012 at 3:23 pm | Report abuse |
  29. teena

    she is what we initially said.....she's a butch

    October 16, 2012 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
  30. thats the best

    tina fey has ever looked..she is usually a slob

    October 16, 2012 at 3:19 pm | Report abuse |
  31. gero

    said the same thing...there is "nothing" there...and he had a girlfriends in spain as a young lad and said to me before my meetings - there is "nothing" there

    October 16, 2012 at 3:18 pm | Report abuse |
  32. She is an insult

    to everyone–when does one realize that....she's not you(m)...can you imagine having this on a daily basis?

    October 16, 2012 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  33. Kathy

    Tina Fey's bo obie is about to fall out of her dress. She looks like a t ard.

    October 16, 2012 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
  34. Amy Globe


    October 16, 2012 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse |
  35. steve teck

    he really needed to give Jennifer Miano a chance... she's naive and a little innocent at times but a better stability for him.

    October 16, 2012 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse |
  36. jon

    I want Tina Fey, she's hot!

    October 16, 2012 at 3:03 pm | Report abuse |
  37. Chloe Stevens


    October 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm | Report abuse |
  38. Midge Powers & Sons

    does she step out with a friend, does she take a class, does she hear a lecture somewhere while he's working...
    what is she doing?

    October 16, 2012 at 2:59 pm | Report abuse |
  39. boys

    you can check every hour on the hour and their she is....what is she doing with herself ? does anyone know?
    she is no comparison to midge at all.

    October 16, 2012 at 2:57 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Geri

    Don't get the purpose of this move; nether of these women are funny......

    October 16, 2012 at 2:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jackson

      You are obviously in the minority, as they have comedic careers, while you have.............?????

      October 16, 2012 at 2:53 pm | Report abuse |
  41. Tuffluk

    Tiny Fey is a gorgeous! Call me!!!!!!!
    Amy, you're cute too!

    October 16, 2012 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
  42. Alaskan Moose Stomp

    Im hungry

    October 16, 2012 at 2:30 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Jack

    Two excellent reasons not to watch.

    October 16, 2012 at 1:45 pm | Report abuse |
  44. palintwit

    Tina Fey will do her Sarah Palin impersonation. And they will be able to use a zuchinni for the Trig Palin impersonation. But what about Bristol Palin? Maybe a cow...

    October 16, 2012 at 1:36 pm | Report abuse |
  45. JJJ Schmidt

    Ricky IS the Golden Globes. These two are just ok at best.

    October 16, 2012 at 1:28 pm | Report abuse |
  46. i gots the "scoop"

    from casa...enuff...

    October 16, 2012 at 1:25 pm | Report abuse |
  47. i got the "scoop"

    stop k–

    October 16, 2012 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Romney Is a Disgusting

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are very funny and even better together. Fey's "Palin," and Poehler's "Hillary" are some of the best impressions done in the last decade.

    I never watch the Golden Globes, but I will try to watch just for these two.

    October 16, 2012 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
  49. happytam

    I guess that's one show I can cross off my list. I don't find either of these women to be funny at all. Tina Fey is tolerable, at the most. Amy Poehler is just awful.

    October 16, 2012 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
  50. johndanger

    Never watched the Globes, but this year I'll be tempted.

    October 16, 2012 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
  51. liz_mk

    I might actually watch this year. I absolutely love these women.

    October 16, 2012 at 1:08 pm | Report abuse |
  52. Sokman

    Anna Farris & Will Ferrel would be funnier, but these two lovely ladies should knock it out of the park.

    October 16, 2012 at 12:49 pm | Report abuse |
  53. Sheriese

    Why did they choose these two?

    October 16, 2012 at 12:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jackson

      Because they are hysterically funny and have amazing chemistry together.

      October 16, 2012 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  54. release your diareer

    on a hacker

    October 16, 2012 at 12:15 pm | Report abuse |
  55. be quiet

    Good! Gervais is OK for a one time host, but not every year. That "I'm so naughty" toothy grin of his is beyond played out.

    October 16, 2012 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |

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