Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg to host 76th Golden Globe Awards

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has finally found its Golden Globes hosts a month before the show, announcing Thursday that Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh will emcee the 76th edition of the awards.

While that may seem like a unusual coupling on paper, the duo were a highlight when presenting at the Emmy Awards together in September; an appearance which likely had a role in today's announcement.

The Golden Globes are given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and honor the best in television and movies.

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Sandra Oh, Andy Samberg to co-host Globes

Oh's latest leading role, in BBC America's critically acclaimed drama series "Killing Eve", for which she also serves as an executive producer, might just put her in the running for a second Golden Globe. Samberg, meanwhile, is a two-time Golden Globe victor for his work on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, taking home statuettes in both the acting and producing categories. That was down slightly from the 2017 show to a six-year demo low, but still ranked as the most watched awards show since the Oscars. "It's sure to be another unforgettable fun-filled night", co-chairmen of NBC Entertainment Paul Telegdy and George Cheeks said in a statement.

"We're excited to welcome Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg as co-hosts of Hollywood's Party of the Year", HFPA president Meher Tatna said in a statement.

According to E! the 2019 show will debut a new award 'measuring 11.5 inches tall, 3.75 inches wide and 3.75 inches deep. Nominations for the awards will be announced on Thursday, and the ceremony will take place in Beverly Hills, Calif., on January 6. Previously, Oh starred as Dr. Cristina Yang on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy", for which she also received five Emmy nominations. "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", on which he stars as Detective Jake Peralta, was canceled by Fox in May after five seasons.



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