Samberg, a former writer and player on Saturday Night Live, is a two-time Golden Globe victor, one for performance by an actor and one as a producer on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which won for best television series, musical or comedy.
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Black Panther and The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira, Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Terry Crews, Mr. Robot's Christian Slater and Leslie Mann of the upcoming film Welcome to Marwen are set to unveil the nominees for this year's Golden Globe Awards Thursday morning.
While it is unclear if Samberg may be nominated in the Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy category, many have speculated that Oh could be nominated for her work on Killing Eve.
"Sandra and Andy are the flawless choices to host this world-class event", said Paul Telegdy and George Cheeks, co-chairmen of NBC Entertainment. "They bring wit, charm, and style to a room filled with the very best of film and television".More news: Travis Scott Denies Cheating On Kylie Jenner: 'Try Again,' Trolls
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The show will air live on NBC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
"We're excited to welcome Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg as co-hosts of Hollywood's Party of the Year", said HFPA President Meher Tatna. "This innovative pairing sets the flawless tone for the most entertaining awards celebration of the year".
"Assembling" a hosting team is a riskier proposition as evident by the much-maligned team-up of Anne Hathaway and James Franco at the Oscars though Jenna Elfman and David Hyde Pierce received good marks for their Emmy emceeing stint. The new deal will extend the association through 2026, beginning with next year's 76th annual awards.
The 76th Golden Globes are set to air live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6.