NBC has tapped “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon as host of the 2017 Golden Globe Awards, NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt announced during the network’s Television Critics Association summer press tour presentation.
The 2017 ceremony will air January 8 live from the Beverly Hilton, airing from 8-11 p.m. ET/5-8 p.m. PT.
Fallon, who’s hosted “The Tonight Show” since February 2014, previously hosted the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards. “The Tonight Show” is currently nominated for two Emmys this year, including Outstanding Variety Series Talk.
January’s three-hour Golden Globes telecast will serve as the official kick-off to the 2017 awards season.
Fallon demonstrated his wit in a series of tweets following the announcement.
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