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Hot on the heels of Seth MacFarlane's appointment as Oscar host, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey have been booked for the 2013 Golden Globes.
When the Golden Globes air on Sunday, Jan. 13, the best friends and former 'Saturday Night Lives' stars will take the reigns from Ricky Gervais, who hosted the awards for two consecutive years, leaving quite the damaged path in his wake. However, unlike the sharp-tongued Gervais, who became notorious for insulting the very actors he was supposed to be celebrating, Poehler and Fey have been recruited by NBC and Dick Clark Productions for their unique dynamic with each other.
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"Having both Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on board to host this year's festivities is a major coup," Paul Telegdy, President of NBC Entertainment's Alternative and Late Night Programming, said in a statement. "Tina and Amy have a proven chemistry and comedic timing from their many years together on 'SNL' to their successful co-starring roles in 'Baby Mama.'"
He makes a good argument. In addition to their work on TV and in movies, Poehler and Fey have proven they're more than capable in handling the awards show circuit.
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