(NEW YORK) — Jimmy Fallon is about to step onto an even bigger stage.
The host of The Tonight Show will help kick off the award season as host of the 2017 Golden Globe Awards, NBC announced Tuesday. The awards show will air live on the network Sunday, January 8.
“I’m so excited to be hosting The Golden Globes in January,” Fallon tweeted after the announcement.
I'm so excited to be hosting The Golden Globes in January.
— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) August 2, 2016
Ricky Gervais hosted the ceremony this year, his fourth time in the job.
Nominations for the 74th annual Golden Globes will be announced Monday, December 12.
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