Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Tapped to Host Golden Globes

Posted Monday October 15, 2012 9:16 PM GMT

Bringing their comedic talents front and center for one of the biggest nights in film, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have been chosen to host the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards.

Explaining their choice, executive producers of the show made the following statement: “It’s exciting to have two of the most respected names in comedy. Amy and Tina’s well known chemistry along with their spontaneity and glamour makes them a perfect fit for the Golden Globes.”

Aside from their newest gig, Fey and Poehler have come together for various other projects, including their roles on “Parks and Recreation,” “Saturday Night Live” and the hit comedy, "Baby Mama."

This year’s spectacle will air live from the Beverly Hilton on January 13 on NBC.

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